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Cornmeal vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cornmeal and Millet

  • Cornmeal has more Folate, Iron, and Selenium, while Millet has more Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Fiber, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Millet covers your daily need of Copper 75% more than Cornmeal.
  • Cornmeal contains 4 times more Selenium than Millet. While Cornmeal contains 10.5µg of Selenium, Millet contains only 2.7µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Millet, raw.

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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 +44.9%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Magnesium +256.3%
Contains more Copper +886.8%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.9%
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 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Contains more Iron +44.9%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Magnesium +256.3%
Contains more Copper +886.8%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.9%
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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Millet
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Folate +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.72
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% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Folate +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.72

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
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
79
Millet

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
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
73%
Millet
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
19%
Millet

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

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Cornmeal Millet
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?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Millet
Millet is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.503g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
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 Millet Opinion
Calories 370 378 Millet
Protein 7.11 11.02 Millet
Fats 1.75 4.22 Millet
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 79.45 72.85 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 3.01 Cornmeal
Calcium 3 8 Millet
Potassium 142 195 Millet
Magnesium 32 114 Millet
Sugar 1.61 Millet
Fiber 3.9 8.5 Millet
Copper 0.076 0.75 Millet
Zinc 0.66 1.68 Millet
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 285 Millet
Sodium 7 5 Millet
Vitamin A 214 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 0.05 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.421 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.29 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 4.72 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.848 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.384 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.9 Millet
Folate 209 85 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Millet
Saturated Fat 0.22 0.723 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 0.773 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 2.134 Millet
Tryptophan 0.038 0.119 Millet
Threonine 0.172 0.353 Millet
Isoleucine 0.242 0.465 Millet
Leucine 1.006 1.4 Millet
Lysine 0.105 0.212 Millet
Methionine 0.162 0.221 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.366 0.58 Millet
Valine 0.337 0.578 Millet
Histidine 0.172 0.236 Millet
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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.