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Cornmeal vs Bread - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cornmeal and Bread?

  • Cornmeal is higher in Folate, and Vitamin B1, yet Bread is higher in Manganese, Selenium, Calcium, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Zinc.
  • Bread's daily need coverage for Manganese is 52% more.
  • Cornmeal has 2 times more Folate than Bread. While Cornmeal has 209µg of Folate, Bread has only 86µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cornmeal is lower.

We used Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Bread, wheat, toasted types 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
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Bread
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Calcium +5400%
Contains more Magnesium +84.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains more Zinc +122.7%
Contains more Copper +160.5%
Equal in Iron - 4.09
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 50% 154% 43% 81% 20% 79% 41% 66%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Calcium +5400%
Contains more Magnesium +84.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains more Zinc +122.7%
Contains more Copper +160.5%
Equal in Iron - 4.09

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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Bread
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +143%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.382
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 3% 0% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 157% 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% 5% 0% 1% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 65% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +143%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.382

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 Bread
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cornmeal Bread Opinion
Net carbs 75.55g 51.07g Cornmeal
Protein 7.11g 12.96g Bread
Fats 1.75g 4.27g Bread
Carbs 79.45g 55.77g Cornmeal
Calories 370kcal 313kcal Cornmeal
Starch 73.3g g Cornmeal
Fructose 0.17g g Cornmeal
Sugar 1.61g 6.42g Cornmeal
Fiber 3.9g 4.7g Bread
Calcium 3mg 165mg Bread
Iron 4.36mg 4.09mg Cornmeal
Magnesium 32mg 59mg Bread
Phosphorus 99mg 188mg Bread
Potassium 142mg 223mg Bread
Sodium 7mg 601mg Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66mg 1.47mg Bread
Copper 0.076mg 0.198mg Bread
Vitamin A 214IU 0IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.24mg Bread
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.2mg Bread
Vitamin B1 0.551mg 0.439mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0.382mg
Vitamin B3 4.968mg 6.25mg Bread
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.456mg Bread
Vitamin B6 0.182mg 0.153mg Cornmeal
Folate 209µg 86µg Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 5.7µg Bread
Tryptophan 0.038mg 0.092mg Bread
Threonine 0.172mg 0.299mg Bread
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.258mg Bread
Leucine 1.006mg 0.461mg Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105mg 0.215mg Bread
Methionine 0.162mg 0.105mg Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366mg 0.315mg Cornmeal
Valine 0.337mg 0.31mg Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172mg 0.15mg Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Bread
Saturated Fat 0.22g 0.989g Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 1.019g Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828g 1.72g Bread

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cornmeal Bread
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
46
Cornmeal
38
Bread
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
66
Bread

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
78%
Bread
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
56%
Bread
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
20%
Bread

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 594mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.769g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bread
Bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bread
Bread 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.

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. Bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172687/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.