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Cornmeal vs Papadum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cornmeal and Papadum

  • Cornmeal has more Vitamin B1, however Papadum is richer in Copper, Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Zinc.
  • Papadum's daily need coverage for Copper is 102% more.
  • Cornmeal contains 2 times more Vitamin B1 than Papadum. Cornmeal contains 0.551mg of Vitamin B1, while Papadum contains 0.277mg.
  • Cornmeal contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Papad.

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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 less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Calcium +4666.7%
Contains more Iron +78.9%
Contains more Magnesium +746.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +288.9%
Contains more Potassium +604.2%
Contains more Zinc +415.2%
Contains more Copper +1213.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 293% 194% 166% 89% 228% 93% 333%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Calcium +4666.7%
Contains more Iron +78.9%
Contains more Magnesium +746.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +288.9%
Contains more Potassium +604.2%
Contains more Zinc +415.2%
Contains more Copper +1213.2%

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 +328%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +282.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 219
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 3% 1% 0% 0% 70% 60% 28% 56% 66% 165% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +328%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +282.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 219

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cornmeal Papadum Opinion
Net carbs 75.55g 41.27g Cornmeal
Protein 7.11g 25.56g Papadum
Fats 1.75g 3.25g Papadum
Carbs 79.45g 59.87g Cornmeal
Calories 370kcal 371kcal Papadum
Starch 73.3g g Cornmeal
Fructose 0.17g g Cornmeal
Sugar 1.61g 0g Papadum
Fiber 3.9g 18.6g Papadum
Calcium 3mg 143mg Papadum
Iron 4.36mg 7.8mg Papadum
Magnesium 32mg 271mg Papadum
Phosphorus 99mg 385mg Papadum
Potassium 142mg 1000mg Papadum
Sodium 7mg 1745mg Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66mg 3.4mg Papadum
Copper 0.076mg 0.998mg Papadum
Vitamin A 214IU 50IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.05mg Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.551mg 0.277mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0.258mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968mg 1.472mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.917mg Papadum
Vitamin B6 0.182mg 0.285mg Papadum
Folate 209µg 219µg Papadum
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.4µg Papadum
Tryptophan 0.038mg 0.266mg Papadum
Threonine 0.172mg 0.886mg Papadum
Isoleucine 0.242mg 1.303mg Papadum
Leucine 1.006mg 2.115mg Papadum
Lysine 0.105mg 1.695mg Papadum
Methionine 0.162mg 0.372mg Papadum
Phenylalanine 0.366mg 1.491mg Papadum
Valine 0.337mg 1.434mg Papadum
Histidine 0.172mg 0.715mg Papadum
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0g g Papadum
Saturated Fat 0.22g 1.084g Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 0.532g Papadum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828g 1.148g Papadum

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Cornmeal Papadum
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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
37
Papadum
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
179
Papadum

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
153%
Papadum
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
60%
Papadum
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
15%
Papadum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Papadum
Papadum is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papadum
Papadum is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 1738mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.864g)
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.

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. Papadum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168106/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.