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Cornmeal vs Glutinous rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cornmeal and Glutinous rice?

  • Cornmeal is richer than Glutinous rice in Iron, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Selenium, and Magnesium.
  • Cornmeal's daily need coverage for Iron is 53% more.
  • Cornmeal has 209 times more Folate than Glutinous rice. While Cornmeal has 209µg of Folate, Glutinous rice has only 1µg.

We used Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Rice, white, glutinous, unenriched, cooked 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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Contains more Iron +3014.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +1320%
Contains more Magnesium +540%
Contains more Copper +55.1%
Contains more Zinc +61%
Contains more Phosphorus +1137.5%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 1% 1% 4% 17% 12% 4% 1%
Contains more Iron +3014.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +1320%
Contains more Magnesium +540%
Contains more Copper +55.1%
Contains more Zinc +61%
Contains more Phosphorus +1137.5%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2655%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2838.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1613.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +600%
Contains more Folate +20800%
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 0% 0% 1% 0% 5% 3% 6% 13% 6% 0% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2655%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2838.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1613.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +600%
Contains more Folate +20800%

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
3
Glutinous rice
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
5
Glutinous rice

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
12%
Glutinous rice
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
21%
Glutinous rice
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
1%
Glutinous rice

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 Glutinous rice
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cornmeal Glutinous rice
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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?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.181g)
Which food is cheaper?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cornmeal Glutinous rice Opinion
Calories 370 97 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 2.02 Cornmeal
Fats 1.75 0.19 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 79.45 21.09 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 0.14 Cornmeal
Calcium 3 2 Cornmeal
Potassium 142 10 Cornmeal
Magnesium 32 5 Cornmeal
Sugar 1.61 0.05 Glutinous rice
Fiber 3.9 1 Cornmeal
Copper 0.076 0.049 Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66 0.41 Cornmeal
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 8 Cornmeal
Sodium 7 5 Glutinous rice
Vitamin A 214 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 0.04 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.02 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.013 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 0.29 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.215 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.026 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 209 1 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Glutinous rice
Saturated Fat 0.22 0.039 Glutinous rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 0.07 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 0.069 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038 0.023 Cornmeal
Threonine 0.172 0.072 Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.242 0.087 Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006 0.167 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105 0.073 Cornmeal
Methionine 0.162 0.047 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366 0.108 Cornmeal
Valine 0.337 0.123 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172 0.047 Cornmeal
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. Glutinous rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169711/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.