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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
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +3014.3%
Contains more Magnesium +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +1137.5%
Contains more Potassium +1320%
Contains more Zinc +61%
Contains more Copper +55.1%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 6% 4% 4% 1% 1% 12% 17%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +3014.3%
Contains more Magnesium +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +1137.5%
Contains more Potassium +1320%
Contains more Zinc +61%
Contains more Copper +55.1%
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 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% 1% 0% 0% 5% 3% 6% 13% 6% 1% 0% 0%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cornmeal Glutinous rice Opinion
Net carbs 75.55g 20.09g Cornmeal
Protein 7.11g 2.02g Cornmeal
Fats 1.75g 0.19g Cornmeal
Carbs 79.45g 21.09g Cornmeal
Calories 370kcal 97kcal Cornmeal
Starch 73.3g g Cornmeal
Fructose 0.17g g Cornmeal
Sugar 1.61g 0.05g Glutinous rice
Fiber 3.9g 1g Cornmeal
Calcium 3mg 2mg Cornmeal
Iron 4.36mg 0.14mg Cornmeal
Magnesium 32mg 5mg Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99mg 8mg Cornmeal
Potassium 142mg 10mg Cornmeal
Sodium 7mg 5mg Glutinous rice
Zinc 0.66mg 0.41mg Cornmeal
Copper 0.076mg 0.049mg Cornmeal
Vitamin A 214IU 0IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.04mg Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.551mg 0.02mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0.013mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968mg 0.29mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.215mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182mg 0.026mg Cornmeal
Folate 209µg 1µg Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.038mg 0.023mg Cornmeal
Threonine 0.172mg 0.072mg Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.087mg Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006mg 0.167mg Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105mg 0.073mg Cornmeal
Methionine 0.162mg 0.047mg Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366mg 0.108mg Cornmeal
Valine 0.337mg 0.123mg Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172mg 0.047mg Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Glutinous rice
Saturated Fat 0.22g 0.039g Glutinous rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 0.07g Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828g 0.069g Cornmeal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cornmeal Glutinous rice
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
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

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)

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.