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Cornmeal vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cornmeal and Chickpea different?

  • Cornmeal is richer in Vitamin B3, while Chickpea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Chickpea covers your daily need of Manganese 919% more than Cornmeal.
  • Cornmeal contains 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Chickpea. Cornmeal contains 4.968mg of Vitamin B3, while Chickpea contains 1.541mg.

Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw 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 less Sodium -70.8%
Contains more Calcium +1800%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.5%
Contains more Potassium +405.6%
Contains more Zinc +318.2%
Contains more Copper +763.2%
Equal in Iron - 4.31
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 162% 57% 108% 64% 4% 76% 219%
Contains less Sodium -70.8%
Contains more Calcium +1800%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.5%
Contains more Potassium +405.6%
Contains more Zinc +318.2%
Contains more Copper +763.2%
Equal in Iron - 4.31

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 +219.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +561.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194%
Contains more Folate +166.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 5% 17% 0% 14% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 418% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin A +219.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +561.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194%
Contains more Folate +166.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Chickpea
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 Chickpea Opinion
Net carbs 75.55g 50.75g Cornmeal
Protein 7.11g 20.47g Chickpea
Fats 1.75g 6.04g Chickpea
Carbs 79.45g 62.95g Cornmeal
Calories 370kcal 378kcal Chickpea
Starch 73.3g g Cornmeal
Fructose 0.17g g Cornmeal
Sugar 1.61g 10.7g Cornmeal
Fiber 3.9g 12.2g Chickpea
Calcium 3mg 57mg Chickpea
Iron 4.36mg 4.31mg Cornmeal
Magnesium 32mg 79mg Chickpea
Phosphorus 99mg 252mg Chickpea
Potassium 142mg 718mg Chickpea
Sodium 7mg 24mg Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66mg 2.76mg Chickpea
Copper 0.076mg 0.656mg Chickpea
Vitamin A 214IU 67IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.82mg Chickpea
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 4mg Chickpea
Vitamin B1 0.551mg 0.477mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0.212mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968mg 1.541mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 1.588mg Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.182mg 0.535mg Chickpea
Folate 209µg 557µg Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 9µg Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.038mg 0.2mg Chickpea
Threonine 0.172mg 0.766mg Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.882mg Chickpea
Leucine 1.006mg 1.465mg Chickpea
Lysine 0.105mg 1.377mg Chickpea
Methionine 0.162mg 0.27mg Chickpea
Phenylalanine 0.366mg 1.103mg Chickpea
Valine 0.337mg 0.865mg Chickpea
Histidine 0.172mg 0.566mg Chickpea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.22g 0.603g Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 1.377g Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828g 2.731g Chickpea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cornmeal Chickpea
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
74
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
88
Chickpea

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

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.

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