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Garden cress vs. Hominy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Garden cress and Hominy

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Copper in Garden cress is higher than in Hominy.
  • Garden cress covers your daily need of Vitamin K 451% more than Hominy.
  • The amount of Sodium in Garden cress is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cress, garden, raw and Hominy, canned, white.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +710%
Contains more Iron +109.7%
Contains more Magnesium +137.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.1%
Contains more Potassium +6633.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Copper +466.7%
Contains more Manganese +690%
Contains more Zinc +356.5%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 25% 49% 28% 33% 54% 2% 7% 57% 73% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
Contains more Calcium +710%
Contains more Iron +109.7%
Contains more Magnesium +137.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.1%
Contains more Potassium +6633.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Copper +466.7%
Contains more Manganese +690%
Contains more Zinc +356.5%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Hominy
Contains more Vitamin A +691600%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2930.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4840%
Contains more Folate +7900%
Contains more Choline +529%
Contains more Vitamin K +270850%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 416% 14% 0% 230% 20% 60% 19% 15% 57% 60% 0% 11% 1355%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +691600%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2930.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4840%
Contains more Folate +7900%
Contains more Choline +529%
Contains more Vitamin K +270850%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +75.7%
Contains more Other +111.8%
Contains more Fats +25.7%
Contains more Carbs +159.3%
Equal in Water - 82.53
3% 6% 89% 2%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 5.5 g
Water: 89.4 g
Other: 1.8 g
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +75.7%
Contains more Other +111.8%
Contains more Fats +25.7%
Contains more Carbs +159.3%
Equal in Water - 82.53

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +75%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.231
5% 49% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.239 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.228 g
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.123 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.231 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.399 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +75%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.231

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Garden cress Hominy
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden cress Hominy Opinion
Net carbs 4.4g 11.76g Hominy
Protein 2.6g 1.48g Garden cress
Fats 0.7g 0.88g Hominy
Carbs 5.5g 14.26g Hominy
Calories 32kcal 72kcal Hominy
Sugar 4.4g 1.82g Hominy
Fiber 1.1g 2.5g Hominy
Calcium 81mg 10mg Garden cress
Iron 1.3mg 0.62mg Garden cress
Magnesium 38mg 16mg Garden cress
Phosphorus 76mg 35mg Garden cress
Potassium 606mg 9mg Garden cress
Sodium 14mg 345mg Garden cress
Zinc 0.23mg 1.05mg Hominy
Copper 0.17mg 0.03mg Garden cress
Manganese 0.553mg 0.07mg Garden cress
Selenium 0.9µg 3µg Hominy
Vitamin A 6917IU 1IU Garden cress
Vitamin A RAE 346µg 0µg Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.05mg Garden cress
Vitamin C 69mg 0mg Garden cress
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.003mg Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.006mg Garden cress
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.033mg Garden cress
Vitamin B5 0.242mg 0.154mg Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.005mg Garden cress
Folate 80µg 1µg Garden cress
Choline 19.5mg 3.1mg Garden cress
Vitamin K 541.9µg 0.2µg Garden cress
Tryptophan 0.008mg Hominy
Threonine 0.05mg Hominy
Isoleucine 0.058mg Hominy
Leucine 0.202mg Hominy
Lysine 0.033mg Hominy
Methionine 0.031mg Hominy
Phenylalanine 0.076mg Hominy
Valine 0.077mg Hominy
Histidine 0.045mg Hominy
Saturated Fat 0.023g 0.123g Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239g 0.231g Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228g 0.399g Hominy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garden cress Hominy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
173%
Garden cress
1%
Hominy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Garden cress
16%
Hominy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden cress
Garden cress contains less Sodium (difference - 331mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Garden cress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168407/nutrients
  2. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.