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Cereal vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cereal and Hummus?

  • Cereal is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Zinc, while Hummus is higher in Copper, Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Cereal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 509% higher.
  • Hummus has 60 times less Vitamin B2 than Cereal. Cereal has 3.87mg of Vitamin B2, while Hummus has 0.064mg.
  • Hummus is lower in Sodium.

We used Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) and Hummus, commercial 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
Cereal
2
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6
Hummus
Contains more Iron +1295.9%
Contains more Zinc +315.3%
Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Magnesium +273.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +117.1%
Contains less Sodium -52.3%
Contains more Copper +284.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Contains more Iron +1295.9%
Contains more Zinc +315.3%
Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Magnesium +273.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +117.1%
Contains less Sodium -52.3%
Contains more Copper +284.7%

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
9
:
3
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin A +9206.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5946.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4989.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2893%
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 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +9206.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5946.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4989.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2893%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cereal Hummus Opinion
Net carbs 85.45g 8.29g Cereal
Protein 6.06g 7.9g Hummus
Fats 1.08g 9.6g Hummus
Carbs 86.85g 14.29g Cereal
Calories 378kcal 166kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose 0.26g g Cereal
Sugar 10.35g g Hummus
Fiber 1.4g 6g Hummus
Calcium 10mg 38mg Hummus
Iron 34.06mg 2.44mg Cereal
Magnesium 19mg 71mg Hummus
Phosphorus 77mg 176mg Hummus
Potassium 105mg 228mg Hummus
Sodium 795mg 379mg Hummus
Zinc 7.6mg 1.83mg Cereal
Copper 0.137mg 0.527mg Hummus
Vitamin A 2792IU 30IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Cereal
Vitamin D IU 0IU Hummus
Vitamin D µg 0µg Hummus
Vitamin C 38.5mg 0mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 6.288mg 0.18mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87mg 0.064mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62mg 0.582mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226mg 0.132mg Cereal
Vitamin B6 5.986mg 0.2mg Cereal
Folate µg 83µg Hummus
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Hummus
Vitamin K 0µg µg Cereal
Tryptophan 0.066mg mg Cereal
Threonine 0.241mg mg Cereal
Isoleucine 0.26mg mg Cereal
Leucine 0.767mg mg Cereal
Lysine 0.113mg mg Cereal
Methionine 0.13mg mg Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365mg mg Cereal
Valine 0.344mg mg Cereal
Histidine 0.162mg mg Cereal
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cereal
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.26g 1.437g Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204g 4.039g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354g 3.613g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cereal Hummus
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
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
212
Cereal
66
Hummus

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
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
14%
Hummus
Fats
5%
Cereal
44%
Hummus

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hummus
Hummus contains less Sodium (difference - 416mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 63)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.177g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.