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Bulgur vs Glutinous rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bulgur and Glutinous rice?

  • Bulgur is richer than Glutinous rice in Manganese, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5.
  • Bulgur's daily need coverage for Manganese is 121% more.
  • Bulgur has 38 times more Phosphorus than Glutinous rice. While Bulgur has 300mg of Phosphorus, Glutinous rice has only 8mg.

We used Bulgur, dry and Rice, white, glutinous, unenriched, cooked types 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
Contains more Calcium +1650%
Contains more Iron +1657.1%
Contains more Magnesium +3180%
Contains more Phosphorus +3650%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains more Zinc +370.7%
Contains more Copper +583.7%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 93% 118% 129% 37% 3% 53% 112%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 6% 4% 4% 1% 1% 12% 17%
Contains more Calcium +1650%
Contains more Iron +1657.1%
Contains more Magnesium +3180%
Contains more Phosphorus +3650%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains more Zinc +370.7%
Contains more Copper +583.7%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%

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
Bulgur
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +784.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1663.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +386%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1215.4%
Contains more Folate +2600%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 0% 59% 27% 96% 63% 79% 21% 0% 5%
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% 5% 3% 6% 13% 6% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +784.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1663.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +386%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1215.4%
Contains more Folate +2600%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Bulgur Glutinous rice
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 Bulgur Glutinous rice Opinion
Net carbs 63.37g 20.09g Bulgur
Protein 12.29g 2.02g Bulgur
Fats 1.33g 0.19g Bulgur
Carbs 75.87g 21.09g Bulgur
Calories 342kcal 97kcal Bulgur
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.41g 0.05g Glutinous rice
Fiber 12.5g 1g Bulgur
Calcium 35mg 2mg Bulgur
Iron 2.46mg 0.14mg Bulgur
Magnesium 164mg 5mg Bulgur
Phosphorus 300mg 8mg Bulgur
Potassium 410mg 10mg Bulgur
Sodium 17mg 5mg Glutinous rice
Zinc 1.93mg 0.41mg Bulgur
Copper 0.335mg 0.049mg Bulgur
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Bulgur
Vitamin E 0.06mg 0.04mg Bulgur
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.02mg Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.013mg Bulgur
Vitamin B3 5.114mg 0.29mg Bulgur
Vitamin B5 1.045mg 0.215mg Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.342mg 0.026mg Bulgur
Folate 27µg 1µg Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 0µg Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.023mg Bulgur
Threonine 0.354mg 0.072mg Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.455mg 0.087mg Bulgur
Leucine 0.83mg 0.167mg Bulgur
Lysine 0.339mg 0.073mg Bulgur
Methionine 0.19mg 0.047mg Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.58mg 0.108mg Bulgur
Valine 0.554mg 0.123mg Bulgur
Histidine 0.285mg 0.047mg Bulgur
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.232g 0.039g Glutinous rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.173g 0.07g Bulgur
Polyunsaturated fat 0.541g 0.069g Bulgur

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bulgur Glutinous rice
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
29
Bulgur
3
Glutinous rice
Mineral Summary Score
69
Bulgur
5
Glutinous rice

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
74%
Bulgur
12%
Glutinous rice
Carbohydrates
76%
Bulgur
21%
Glutinous rice
Fats
6%
Bulgur
1%
Glutinous rice

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.193g)
Which food is cheaper?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bulgur
Bulgur is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bulgur
Bulgur 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. Bulgur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170688/nutrients
  2. Glutinous rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169711/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.