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Bread vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bread and Porridge different?

  • Bread is higher than Porridge in Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Folate, Copper, and Fiber.
  • Bread covers your daily need of Manganese 60% more than Porridge.
  • Bread contains 100 times more Sodium than Porridge. Bread contains 601mg of Sodium, while Porridge contains 6mg.

Bread, wheat, toasted and Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt types were used in this article.

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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
7
:
Contains more Calcium +89.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1080%
Contains more Phosphorus +1153.3%
Contains more Potassium +1293.8%
Contains more Zinc +1030.8%
Contains more Copper +395%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Equal in Iron - 3.74
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 50% 154% 43% 81% 20% 79% 41% 66%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 141% 4% 7% 2% 1% 4% 14%
Contains more Calcium +89.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1080%
Contains more Phosphorus +1153.3%
Contains more Potassium +1293.8%
Contains more Zinc +1030.8%
Contains more Copper +395%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Equal in Iron - 3.74

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
9
:
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +698.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1428%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +542.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1076.9%
Contains more Folate +616.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +5600%
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 0% 1% 0% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +698.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1428%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +542.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1076.9%
Contains more Folate +616.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +5600%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bread Porridge Opinion
Net carbs 51.07g 10.02g Bread
Protein 12.96g 1.44g Bread
Fats 4.27g 0.21g Bread
Carbs 55.77g 10.52g Bread
Calories 313kcal 50kcal Bread
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.42g 0.03g Porridge
Fiber 4.7g 0.5g Bread
Calcium 165mg 87mg Bread
Iron 4.09mg 3.74mg Bread
Magnesium 59mg 5mg Bread
Phosphorus 188mg 15mg Bread
Potassium 223mg 16mg Bread
Sodium 601mg 6mg Porridge
Zinc 1.47mg 0.13mg Bread
Copper 0.198mg 0.04mg Bread
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.24mg 0.02mg Bread
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0mg Bread
Vitamin B1 0.439mg 0.055mg Bread
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0.025mg Bread
Vitamin B3 6.25mg 0.52mg Bread
Vitamin B5 0.456mg 0.071mg Bread
Vitamin B6 0.153mg 0.013mg Bread
Folate 86µg 12µg Bread
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.7µg 0.1µg Bread
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.02mg Bread
Threonine 0.299mg 0.045mg Bread
Isoleucine 0.258mg 0.063mg Bread
Leucine 0.461mg 0.11mg Bread
Lysine 0.215mg 0.037mg Bread
Methionine 0.105mg 0.027mg Bread
Phenylalanine 0.315mg 0.078mg Bread
Valine 0.31mg 0.07mg Bread
Histidine 0.15mg 0.033mg Bread
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.989g 0.033g Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 1.019g 0.028g Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 1.72g 0.114g Bread

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bread Porridge
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
4
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
66
Bread
24
Porridge

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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
56%
Bread
11%
Porridge
Fats
20%
Bread
1%
Porridge

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 595mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.956g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bread
Bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.