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Cornmeal vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cornmeal and Hummus

  • Cornmeal has more Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Iron, and Selenium, however Hummus is richer in Copper, Manganese, and Phosphorus.
  • Hummus covers your daily Copper needs 50% more than Cornmeal.
  • Hummus has 9 times less Vitamin B3 than Cornmeal. Cornmeal has 4.968mg of Vitamin B3, while Hummus has 0.582mg.
  • Cornmeal contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Hummus, commercial.

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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 Iron +78.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Calcium +1166.7%
Contains more Potassium +60.6%
Contains more Magnesium +121.9%
Contains more Copper +593.4%
Contains more Zinc +177.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 12% 21% 51% 176% 50% 76% 50%
Contains more Iron +78.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Calcium +1166.7%
Contains more Potassium +60.6%
Contains more Magnesium +121.9%
Contains more Copper +593.4%
Contains more Zinc +177.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.8%

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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Hummus
Contains more Vitamin A +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +753.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Folate +151.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.2
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% 2% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 0% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin A +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +753.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Folate +151.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.2

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
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
66
Hummus

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
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
14%
Hummus
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
44%
Hummus

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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hummus
Hummus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 372mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.217g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 Hummus Opinion
Calories 370 166 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 7.9 Hummus
Fats 1.75 9.6 Hummus
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 79.45 14.29 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 2.44 Cornmeal
Calcium 3 38 Hummus
Potassium 142 228 Hummus
Magnesium 32 71 Hummus
Sugar 1.61 Hummus
Fiber 3.9 6 Hummus
Copper 0.076 0.527 Hummus
Zinc 0.66 1.83 Hummus
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 176 Hummus
Sodium 7 379 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 214 30 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.18 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.064 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 0.582 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.132 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.2 Hummus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Cornmeal
Folate 209 83 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Hummus
Saturated Fat 0.22 1.437 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 4.039 Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 3.613 Hummus
Tryptophan 0.038 Cornmeal
Threonine 0.172 Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.242 Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105 Cornmeal
Methionine 0.162 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366 Cornmeal
Valine 0.337 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172 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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.