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Chickpea vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chickpea and Cornmeal different?

  • Chickpea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Zinc, while Cornmeal is higher in Vitamin B3, and Selenium.
  • Chickpea covers your daily need of Manganese 919% more than Cornmeal.
  • Chickpea contains 9 times more Copper than Cornmeal. Chickpea contains 0.656mg of Copper, while Cornmeal contains 0.076mg.

Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw and Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow 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
Contains more Calcium +1800%
Contains more Potassium +405.6%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Copper +763.2%
Contains more Zinc +318.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.5%
Contains less Sodium -70.8%
Equal in Iron - 4.36
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Contains more Calcium +1800%
Contains more Potassium +405.6%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Copper +763.2%
Contains more Zinc +318.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.5%
Contains less Sodium -70.8%
Equal in Iron - 4.36

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +561.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +166.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +219.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 13% 3% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 0% 0% 157%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +561.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +166.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +219.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222.4%

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
74
Chickpea
46
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
36
Cornmeal

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
123%
Chickpea
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
28%
Chickpea
8%
Cornmeal

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.
Chickpea Cornmeal
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chickpea Cornmeal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.383g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chickpea Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 378 370 Chickpea
Protein 20.47 7.11 Chickpea
Fats 6.04 1.75 Chickpea
Vitamin C 4 0 Chickpea
Carbs 62.95 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.31 4.36 Cornmeal
Calcium 57 3 Chickpea
Potassium 718 142 Chickpea
Magnesium 79 32 Chickpea
Sugar 10.7 1.61 Cornmeal
Fiber 12.2 3.9 Chickpea
Copper 0.656 0.076 Chickpea
Zinc 2.76 0.66 Chickpea
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 252 99 Chickpea
Sodium 24 7 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 67 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.82 0.12 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.477 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 1.541 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 1.588 0.24 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 0.182 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 0 Chickpea
Folate 557 209 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.603 0.22 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377 0.39 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731 0.828 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2 0.038 Chickpea
Threonine 0.766 0.172 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882 0.242 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 1.006 Chickpea
Lysine 1.377 0.105 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 0.162 Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103 0.366 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 0.337 Chickpea
Histidine 0.566 0.172 Chickpea
Fructose 0.17 Cornmeal

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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/nutrients
  2. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/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.