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Basil vs. Hominy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Basil and Hominy

  • Hominy contains less Vitamin K, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, Folate, Calcium, and Vitamin B6 than Basil.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Basil is 346% higher.
  • Basil is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Basil, fresh and Hominy, canned, white.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Basil
8
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2
Hominy
Contains more Calcium +1670%
Contains more Iron +411.3%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains more Potassium +3177.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Copper +1183.3%
Contains more Manganese +1540%
Contains more Zinc +29.6%
Contains more Selenium +900%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 54% 119% 46% 24% 27% 1% 23% 129% 150% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
Contains more Calcium +1670%
Contains more Iron +411.3%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains more Potassium +3177.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Copper +1183.3%
Contains more Manganese +1540%
Contains more Zinc +29.6%
Contains more Selenium +900%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Basil
11
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0
Hominy
Contains more Vitamin A +527400%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3000%
Contains more Folate +6700%
Contains more Choline +267.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +207300%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 317% 16% 0% 60% 9% 18% 17% 13% 36% 51% 0% 7% 1037%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +527400%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3000%
Contains more Folate +6700%
Contains more Choline +267.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +207300%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Basil
3
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2
Hominy
Contains more Protein +112.8%
Contains more Water +11.5%
Contains more Other +76.5%
Contains more Fats +37.5%
Contains more Carbs +438.1%
3% 3% 92%
Protein: 3.15 g
Fats: 0.64 g
Carbs: 2.65 g
Water: 92.06 g
Other: 1.5 g
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +112.8%
Contains more Water +11.5%
Contains more Other +76.5%
Contains more Fats +37.5%
Contains more Carbs +438.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Basil
1
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2
Hominy
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +162.5%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.399
8% 17% 75%
Saturated Fat: 0.041 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.389 g
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.123 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.231 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.399 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +162.5%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.399

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Basil Hominy
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Basil Hominy Opinion
Net carbs 1.05g 11.76g Hominy
Protein 3.15g 1.48g Basil
Fats 0.64g 0.88g Hominy
Carbs 2.65g 14.26g Hominy
Calories 23kcal 72kcal Hominy
Fructose 0.02g Basil
Sugar 0.3g 1.82g Basil
Fiber 1.6g 2.5g Hominy
Calcium 177mg 10mg Basil
Iron 3.17mg 0.62mg Basil
Magnesium 64mg 16mg Basil
Phosphorus 56mg 35mg Basil
Potassium 295mg 9mg Basil
Sodium 4mg 345mg Basil
Zinc 0.81mg 1.05mg Hominy
Copper 0.385mg 0.03mg Basil
Manganese 1.148mg 0.07mg Basil
Selenium 0.3µg 3µg Hominy
Vitamin A 5275IU 1IU Basil
Vitamin A RAE 264µg 0µg Basil
Vitamin E 0.8mg 0.05mg Basil
Vitamin C 18mg 0mg Basil
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.003mg Basil
Vitamin B2 0.076mg 0.006mg Basil
Vitamin B3 0.902mg 0.033mg Basil
Vitamin B5 0.209mg 0.154mg Basil
Vitamin B6 0.155mg 0.005mg Basil
Folate 68µg 1µg Basil
Choline 11.4mg 3.1mg Basil
Vitamin K 414.8µg 0.2µg Basil
Tryptophan 0.039mg 0.008mg Basil
Threonine 0.104mg 0.05mg Basil
Isoleucine 0.104mg 0.058mg Basil
Leucine 0.191mg 0.202mg Hominy
Lysine 0.11mg 0.033mg Basil
Methionine 0.036mg 0.031mg Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13mg 0.076mg Basil
Valine 0.127mg 0.077mg Basil
Histidine 0.051mg 0.045mg Basil
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0.123g Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.231g Hominy
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389g 0.399g Hominy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Basil Hominy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
121%
Basil
1%
Hominy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Basil
16%
Hominy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Hominy
Hominy is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Basil
Basil is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.52g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 341mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Basil
Basil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Basil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172232/nutrients
  2. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.