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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
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Contains less Sodium -70.8%
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%
Equal in Iron - 4.31
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Contains less Sodium -70.8%
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%
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 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%
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 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
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 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%

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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