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Bread vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bread and Maize

  • Maize has less Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Calcium, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Bread's daily need coverage for Selenium is 60% more.
  • Bread has 83 times more Calcium than Maize. Bread has 165mg of Calcium, while Maize has 2mg.
  • Maize is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bread, wheat, toasted and Corn, sweet, yellow, raw.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Bread
6
:
2
Maize
Contains more Calcium +8150%
Contains more Iron +686.5%
Contains more Magnesium +59.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.2%
Contains more Zinc +219.6%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 50% 154% 43% 81% 20% 79% 41% 66%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18%
Contains more Calcium +8150%
Contains more Iron +686.5%
Contains more Magnesium +59.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.2%
Contains more Zinc +219.6%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Bread
7
:
3
Maize
Contains more Vitamin E +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +183.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +594.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +253.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.5%
Contains more Folate +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1800%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 1% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 65% 0% 15%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +183.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +594.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +253.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.5%
Contains more Folate +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1800%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bread Maize
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bread Maize Opinion
Net carbs 51.07g 16.7g Bread
Protein 12.96g 3.27g Bread
Fats 4.27g 1.35g Bread
Carbs 55.77g 18.7g Bread
Calories 313kcal 86kcal Bread
Starch g 5.7g Maize
Fructose g 1.94g Maize
Sugar 6.42g 6.26g Maize
Fiber 4.7g 2g Bread
Calcium 165mg 2mg Bread
Iron 4.09mg 0.52mg Bread
Magnesium 59mg 37mg Bread
Phosphorus 188mg 89mg Bread
Potassium 223mg 270mg Maize
Sodium 601mg 15mg Maize
Zinc 1.47mg 0.46mg Bread
Copper 0.198mg 0.054mg Bread
Vitamin A 0IU 187IU Maize
Vitamin E 0.24mg 0.07mg Bread
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.2mg 6.8mg Maize
Vitamin B1 0.439mg 0.155mg Bread
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0.055mg Bread
Vitamin B3 6.25mg 1.77mg Bread
Vitamin B5 0.456mg 0.717mg Maize
Vitamin B6 0.153mg 0.093mg Bread
Folate 86µg 42µg Bread
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.7µg 0.3µg Bread
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.023mg Bread
Threonine 0.299mg 0.129mg Bread
Isoleucine 0.258mg 0.129mg Bread
Leucine 0.461mg 0.348mg Bread
Lysine 0.215mg 0.137mg Bread
Methionine 0.105mg 0.067mg Bread
Phenylalanine 0.315mg 0.15mg Bread
Valine 0.31mg 0.185mg Bread
Histidine 0.15mg 0.089mg Bread
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Bread
Saturated Fat 0.989g 0.325g Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 1.019g 0.432g Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 1.72g 0.487g Bread

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bread Maize
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
38
Bread
18
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
66
Bread
18
Maize

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
78%
Bread
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
56%
Bread
19%
Maize
Fats
20%
Bread
6%
Maize

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Maize
Maize is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 586mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.664g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maize
Maize is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172687/nutrients
  2. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.