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

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 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% 3% 1% 0% 70% 60% 28% 56% 66% 0% 1% 165%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Cornmeal Papadum
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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?
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 1738mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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