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Cornmeal vs Black gram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cornmeal and Black gram?

  • Cornmeal is richer in Vitamin B1, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Vitamin B6, yet Black gram is richer in Manganese, Fiber, and Phosphorus.
  • Cornmeal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 33% higher.
  • Cornmeal has 5 times more Vitamin B2 than Black gram. Cornmeal has 0.382mg of Vitamin B2, while Black gram has 0.075mg.

We used Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Mungo beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt 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
Contains more Iron +149.1%
Contains more Calcium +1666.7%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains more Magnesium +96.9%
Contains more Copper +82.9%
Contains more Zinc +25.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.6%
Equal in Sodium - 7
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 16% 21% 45% 47% 23% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +149.1%
Contains more Calcium +1666.7%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains more Magnesium +96.9%
Contains more Copper +82.9%
Contains more Zinc +25.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.6%
Equal in Sodium - 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
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Contains more Vitamin A +590.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +409.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +231.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.8%
Contains more Folate +122.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 2% 3% 0% 38% 18% 29% 26% 14% 0% 7% 71%
Contains more Vitamin A +590.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +409.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +231.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.8%
Contains more Folate +122.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
46
Cornmeal
17
Black gram
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
35
Black gram

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
43%
Cornmeal
45%
Black gram
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
18%
Black gram
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
3%
Black gram

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cornmeal Black gram
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 - 0.4g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.182g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black gram
Black gram 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 contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (7 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 Cornmeal Black gram Opinion
Calories 370 105 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 7.54 Black gram
Fats 1.75 0.55 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 1 Black gram
Carbs 79.45 18.34 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 1.75 Cornmeal
Calcium 3 53 Black gram
Potassium 142 231 Black gram
Magnesium 32 63 Black gram
Sugar 1.61 2.01 Cornmeal
Fiber 3.9 6.4 Black gram
Copper 0.076 0.139 Black gram
Zinc 0.66 0.83 Black gram
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 156 Black gram
Sodium 7 7
Vitamin A 214 31 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 0.15 Black gram
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.15 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.075 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 1.5 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.433 Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.058 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.7 Black gram
Folate 209 94 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.22 0.038 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 0.029 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 0.359 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038 0.078 Black gram
Threonine 0.172 0.262 Black gram
Isoleucine 0.242 0.385 Black gram
Leucine 1.006 0.625 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105 0.5 Black gram
Methionine 0.162 0.11 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366 0.44 Black gram
Valine 0.337 0.423 Black gram
Histidine 0.172 0.211 Black gram
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. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/nutrients
  2. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172427/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.