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Cereal vs Groat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cereal and Groat different?

  • Cereal is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Zinc, and Manganese, while Groat is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C.
  • Cereal covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 521% more than Groat.
  • Cereal contains 199 times more Sodium than Groat. Cereal contains 795mg of Sodium, while Groat contains 4mg.

Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) and Buckwheat groats, roasted, cooked 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
Cereal
5
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3
Groat
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +4157.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +1145.9%
Contains more Magnesium +168.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 70
Equal in Copper - 0.146
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 30% 37% 30% 8% 1% 17% 49%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +4157.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +1145.9%
Contains more Magnesium +168.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 70
Equal in Copper - 0.146

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
6
:
6
Groat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +9823.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3051.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7674%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.8%
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 0% 2% 0% 0% 10% 9% 18% 22% 18% 11% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +9823.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3051.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7674%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.8%
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 Groat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cereal Groat Opinion
Net carbs 85.45g 17.24g Cereal
Protein 6.06g 3.38g Cereal
Fats 1.08g 0.62g Cereal
Carbs 86.85g 19.94g Cereal
Calories 378kcal 92kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose 0.26g 0.1g Cereal
Sugar 10.35g 0.9g Groat
Fiber 1.4g 2.7g Groat
Calcium 10mg 7mg Cereal
Iron 34.06mg 0.8mg Cereal
Magnesium 19mg 51mg Groat
Phosphorus 77mg 70mg Cereal
Potassium 105mg 88mg Cereal
Sodium 795mg 4mg Groat
Zinc 7.6mg 0.61mg Cereal
Copper 0.137mg 0.146mg Groat
Vitamin A 2792IU 0IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.09mg Groat
Vitamin D IU 0IU Groat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Groat
Vitamin C 38.5mg 0mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 6.288mg 0.04mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87mg 0.039mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62mg 0.94mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226mg 0.359mg Groat
Vitamin B6 5.986mg 0.077mg Cereal
Folate µg 14µg Groat
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Groat
Vitamin K 0µg 1.9µg Groat
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.049mg Cereal
Threonine 0.241mg 0.129mg Cereal
Isoleucine 0.26mg 0.127mg Cereal
Leucine 0.767mg 0.212mg Cereal
Lysine 0.113mg 0.172mg Groat
Methionine 0.13mg 0.044mg Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365mg 0.133mg Cereal
Valine 0.344mg 0.173mg Cereal
Histidine 0.162mg 0.079mg Cereal
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cereal
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.26g 0.134g Groat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204g 0.188g Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354g 0.188g Cereal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cereal Groat
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
8
Groat
Mineral Summary Score
212
Cereal
22
Groat

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
20%
Groat
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
20%
Groat
Fats
5%
Cereal
3%
Groat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Groat
Groat is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 791mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Groat
Groat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.126g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Groat
Groat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

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. Groat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170686/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.