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Cereal vs Bulgur - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cereal and Bulgur

  • Cereal has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Zinc, however Bulgur is richer in Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Cereal covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 505% more than Bulgur.
  • Bulgur has 34 times less Vitamin B2 than Cereal. Cereal has 3.87mg of Vitamin B2, while Bulgur has 0.115mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) and Bulgur, dry.

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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
Cereal
2
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6
Bulgur
Contains more Iron +1284.6%
Contains more Zinc +293.8%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +763.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +289.6%
Contains more Potassium +290.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Copper +144.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 93% 118% 129% 37% 3% 53% 112%
Contains more Iron +1284.6%
Contains more Zinc +293.8%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +763.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +289.6%
Contains more Potassium +290.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Copper +144.5%

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
Cereal
7
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5
Bulgur
Contains more Vitamin A +30922.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2610.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3265.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +479.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1650.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.4%
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 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +30922.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2610.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3265.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +479.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1650.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.4%
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.
Cereal Bulgur
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cereal Bulgur Opinion
Net carbs 85.45g 63.37g Cereal
Protein 6.06g 12.29g Bulgur
Fats 1.08g 1.33g Bulgur
Carbs 86.85g 75.87g Cereal
Calories 378kcal 342kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose 0.26g g Cereal
Sugar 10.35g 0.41g Bulgur
Fiber 1.4g 12.5g Bulgur
Calcium 10mg 35mg Bulgur
Iron 34.06mg 2.46mg Cereal
Magnesium 19mg 164mg Bulgur
Phosphorus 77mg 300mg Bulgur
Potassium 105mg 410mg Bulgur
Sodium 795mg 17mg Bulgur
Zinc 7.6mg 1.93mg Cereal
Copper 0.137mg 0.335mg Bulgur
Vitamin A 2792IU 9IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.06mg Cereal
Vitamin D IU 0IU Bulgur
Vitamin D µg 0µg Bulgur
Vitamin C 38.5mg 0mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 6.288mg 0.232mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87mg 0.115mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62mg 5.114mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226mg 1.045mg Bulgur
Vitamin B6 5.986mg 0.342mg Cereal
Folate µg 27µg Bulgur
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Bulgur
Vitamin K 0µg 1.9µg Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.19mg Bulgur
Threonine 0.241mg 0.354mg Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.26mg 0.455mg Bulgur
Leucine 0.767mg 0.83mg Bulgur
Lysine 0.113mg 0.339mg Bulgur
Methionine 0.13mg 0.19mg Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.365mg 0.58mg Bulgur
Valine 0.344mg 0.554mg Bulgur
Histidine 0.162mg 0.285mg Bulgur
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cereal
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.26g 0.232g Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204g 0.173g Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354g 0.541g Bulgur

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cereal Bulgur
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
393
Cereal
29
Bulgur
Mineral Summary Score
212
Cereal
69
Bulgur

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
36%
Cereal
74%
Bulgur
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
76%
Bulgur
Fats
5%
Cereal
6%
Bulgur

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sodium (difference - 778mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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.