Cereal vs Oatmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Differences between Cereal and Oatmeal
- Cereal has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, and Manganese, while Oatmeal has more Vitamin C.
- Cereal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 502% higher.
- Oatmeal contains 21 times less Vitamin B6 than Cereal. Cereal contains 5.986mg of Vitamin B6, while Oatmeal contains 0.29mg.
- The amount of Sodium in Oatmeal is lower.
The food types used in this comparison are Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) and Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved).
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in price||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|