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Crouton vs. French toast — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Crouton and French toast

  • Crouton has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B3, Folate, Manganese, and Copper, while French toast has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B12.
  • French toast's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 39% higher.
  • French toast contains 3 times less Vitamin B3 than Crouton. Crouton contains 5.439mg of Vitamin B3, while French toast contains 1.628mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Croutons, plain and French toast, prepared from recipe, made with low fat (2%) milk.

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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 Iron +144.3%
Contains more Magnesium +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +32.8%
Contains more Copper +181%
Contains more Manganese +166%
Contains more Selenium +86.6%
Contains more Calcium +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -31.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 117
Equal in Potassium - 134
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 153% 23% 50% 11% 92% 25% 55% 66% 205%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 63% 13% 51% 12% 63% 19% 20% 25% 110%
Contains more Iron +144.3%
Contains more Magnesium +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +32.8%
Contains more Copper +181%
Contains more Manganese +166%
Contains more Selenium +86.6%
Contains more Calcium +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -31.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 117
Equal in Potassium - 134

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.1%
Contains more Folate +207%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 156% 63% 102% 26% 6% 99% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 31% 0% 0% 1% 51% 75% 31% 33% 18% 33% 39% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.1%
Contains more Folate +207%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +54.5%
Contains more Carbs +194%
Contains more Other +38.9%
Contains more Fats +63.6%
Contains more Water +894.5%
12% 7% 74% 6% 3%
Protein: 11.9 g
Fats: 6.6 g
Carbs: 73.5 g
Water: 5.5 g
Other: 2.5 g
8% 11% 25% 55% 2%
Protein: 7.7 g
Fats: 10.8 g
Carbs: 25 g
Water: 54.7 g
Other: 1.8 g
Contains more Protein +54.5%
Contains more Carbs +194%
Contains more Other +38.9%
Contains more Fats +63.6%
Contains more Water +894.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -44.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +103.8%
26% 52% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.059 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.273 g
28% 46% 26%
Saturated Fat: 2.723 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.524 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.594 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -44.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +103.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crouton French toast Opinion
Net carbs 68.4g 25g Crouton
Protein 11.9g 7.7g Crouton
Fats 6.6g 10.8g French toast
Carbs 73.5g 25g Crouton
Calories 407kcal 229kcal Crouton
Fiber 5.1g Crouton
Calcium 76mg 100mg French toast
Iron 4.08mg 1.67mg Crouton
Magnesium 31mg 17mg Crouton
Phosphorus 115mg 117mg French toast
Potassium 124mg 134mg French toast
Sodium 698mg 479mg French toast
Zinc 0.89mg 0.67mg Crouton
Copper 0.163mg 0.058mg Crouton
Manganese 0.5mg 0.188mg Crouton
Selenium 37.5µg 20.1µg Crouton
Vitamin A 0IU 503IU French toast
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 124µg French toast
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg French toast
Vitamin B1 0.623mg 0.204mg Crouton
Vitamin B2 0.272mg 0.321mg French toast
Vitamin B3 5.439mg 1.628mg Crouton
Vitamin B5 0.429mg 0.549mg French toast
Vitamin B6 0.026mg 0.074mg French toast
Folate 132µg 43µg Crouton
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.31µg French toast
Tryptophan 0.14mg 0.094mg Crouton
Threonine 0.337mg 0.305mg Crouton
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.375mg Crouton
Leucine 0.832mg 0.621mg Crouton
Lysine 0.278mg 0.413mg French toast
Methionine 0.211mg 0.188mg Crouton
Phenylalanine 0.586mg 0.389mg Crouton
Valine 0.514mg 0.419mg Crouton
Histidine 0.255mg 0.179mg Crouton
Cholesterol 0mg 116mg Crouton
Saturated Fat 1.51g 2.723g Crouton
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.01g French toast
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g French toast
Monounsaturated Fat 3.059g 4.524g French toast
Polyunsaturated fat 1.273g 2.594g French toast

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crouton French toast
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
35%
Crouton
24%
French toast
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
70%
Crouton
40%
French toast

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
French toast
French toast contains less Sodium (difference - 219mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
French toast
French toast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
French toast
French toast is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crouton
Crouton is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 116mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crouton
Crouton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.213g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crouton
Crouton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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

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. Crouton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172751/nutrients
  2. French toast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174998/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.