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Bread vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bread and Millet?

  • Bread is richer in Selenium, Calcium, and Iron, yet Millet is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Manganese.
  • Millet's daily need coverage for Copper is 61% higher.
  • Bread has 120 times more Sodium than Millet. Bread has 601mg of Sodium, while Millet has 5mg.

We used Bread, wheat, toasted and Millet, raw types in this comparison.

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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
3
:
5
Millet
Contains more Iron +35.9%
Contains more Calcium +1962.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Magnesium +93.2%
Contains more Copper +278.8%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 154% 50% 20% 43% 66% 41% 81% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Contains more Iron +35.9%
Contains more Calcium +1962.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Magnesium +93.2%
Contains more Copper +278.8%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%

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
:
2
Millet
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +380%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.421
Equal in Folate - 85
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 0% 5% 0% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 0% 15% 65%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +380%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.421
Equal in Folate - 85

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
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
66
Bread
79
Millet

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
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
56%
Bread
73%
Millet
Fats
20%
Bread
19%
Millet

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 Millet
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Bread Millet
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 596mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Millet
Millet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.266g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bread
Bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bread Millet Opinion
Calories 313 378 Millet
Protein 12.96 11.02 Bread
Fats 4.27 4.22 Bread
Vitamin C 0.2 0 Bread
Carbs 55.77 72.85 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.09 3.01 Bread
Calcium 165 8 Bread
Potassium 223 195 Bread
Magnesium 59 114 Millet
Sugar 6.42 Millet
Fiber 4.7 8.5 Millet
Copper 0.198 0.75 Millet
Zinc 1.47 1.68 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 188 285 Millet
Sodium 601 5 Millet
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.24 0.05 Bread
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.439 0.421 Bread
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.29 Bread
Vitamin B3 6.25 4.72 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.456 0.848 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.153 0.384 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 0.9 Bread
Folate 86 85 Bread
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.989 0.723 Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 1.019 0.773 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 1.72 2.134 Millet
Tryptophan 0.092 0.119 Millet
Threonine 0.299 0.353 Millet
Isoleucine 0.258 0.465 Millet
Leucine 0.461 1.4 Millet
Lysine 0.215 0.212 Bread
Methionine 0.105 0.221 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.315 0.58 Millet
Valine 0.31 0.578 Millet
Histidine 0.15 0.236 Millet
Fructose

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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.