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Cornmeal vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cornmeal and Sesame

  • Cornmeal has less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
  • Sesame covers your daily Copper needs 445% more than Cornmeal.
  • Cornmeal has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried.

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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
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7
Sesame
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Iron +233.7%
Contains more Calcium +32400%
Contains more Potassium +229.6%
Contains more Magnesium +996.9%
Contains more Copper +5271.1%
Contains more Zinc +1074.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +535.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Iron +233.7%
Contains more Calcium +32400%
Contains more Potassium +229.6%
Contains more Magnesium +996.9%
Contains more Copper +5271.1%
Contains more Zinc +1074.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +535.4%

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +2277.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380%
Contains more Folate +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +334.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.515
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% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Contains more Vitamin A +2277.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380%
Contains more Folate +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +334.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.515

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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
23%
Sesame
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
229%
Sesame

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

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Cornmeal Sesame
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 richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.737g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 68)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
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 Sesame Opinion
Calories 370 573 Sesame
Protein 7.11 17.73 Sesame
Fats 1.75 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 79.45 23.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 14.55 Sesame
Calcium 3 975 Sesame
Potassium 142 468 Sesame
Magnesium 32 351 Sesame
Sugar 1.61 0.3 Sesame
Fiber 3.9 11.8 Sesame
Copper 0.076 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 0.66 7.75 Sesame
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 629 Sesame
Sodium 7 11 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 214 9 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.247 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 4.515 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.05 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 209 97 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 0.22 6.957 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.038 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.172 0.736 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.242 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 1.006 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.105 0.569 Sesame
Methionine 0.162 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.366 0.94 Sesame
Valine 0.337 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.172 0.522 Sesame
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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.