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French toast vs Muffin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between French toast and Muffin

  • French toast has more Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, and Calcium, however Muffin is higher in Manganese.
  • French toast covers your daily need of Cholesterol 29% more than Muffin.
  • French toast has 6 times more Vitamin A than Muffin. While French toast has 124µg of Vitamin A, Muffin has only 21µg.
  • Muffin has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison French toast, prepared from recipe, made with low fat (2%) milk and Muffins, blueberry, commercially prepared (Includes mini-muffins).

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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 more Iron +28.5%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Potassium +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +81.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.8%
Contains less Sodium -29.9%
Equal in Potassium - 121
Equal in Copper - 0.06
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 30% 12% 13% 20% 19% 51% 63%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 49% 14% 11% 8% 20% 11% 63% 44%
Contains more Iron +28.5%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Potassium +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +81.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.8%
Contains less Sodium -29.9%
Equal in Potassium - 121
Equal in Copper - 0.06

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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Muffin
Contains more Vitamin A +589%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Folate +11.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 31% 0% 0% 51% 75% 31% 33% 18% 39% 0% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 5% 33% 3% 43% 38% 27% 29% 10% 20% 99% 36%
Contains more Vitamin A +589%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Folate +11.6%

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
26
French toast
28
Muffin
Mineral Summary Score
33
French toast
27
Muffin

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
46%
French toast
27%
Muffin
Carbohydrates
25%
French toast
53%
Muffin
Fats
50%
French toast
74%
Muffin

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.
French toast Muffin
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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French toast Muffin
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Muffin
Muffin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 86mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Muffin
Muffin contains less Sodium (difference - 143mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Muffin
Muffin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
French toast
French toast is lower in Sugar (difference - 31.47g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
French toast
French toast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.121g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
French toast
French toast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 French toast Muffin Opinion
Calories 229 375 Muffin
Protein 7.7 4.49 French toast
Fats 10.8 16.07 Muffin
Vitamin C 0.3 0.9 Muffin
Net carbs 25 51.900001525878906 Muffin
Carbs 25 53 Muffin
Cholesterol 116 30 Muffin
Vitamin D 4 Muffin
Iron 1.67 1.3 French toast
Calcium 100 44 French toast
Potassium 134 121 French toast
Magnesium 17 10 French toast
Sugar 31.47 French toast
Fiber 1.1 Muffin
Copper 0.058 0.06 Muffin
Zinc 0.67 0.37 French toast
Starch 16.31 Muffin
Phosphorus 117 146 Muffin
Sodium 479 336 Muffin
Vitamin A 503 73 French toast
Vitamin E 1.63 Muffin
Vitamin D 0.1 Muffin
Vitamin B1 0.204 0.168 French toast
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.163 French toast
Vitamin B3 1.628 1.418 French toast
Vitamin B5 0.549 0.47 French toast
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.04 French toast
Vitamin B12 0.31 0.16 French toast
Vitamin K 39.2 Muffin
Folate 43 48 Muffin
Trans Fat 0.2 French toast
Saturated Fat 2.723 2.844 French toast
Monounsaturated Fat 4.524 4.822 Muffin
Polyunsaturated fat 2.594 8.103 Muffin
Tryptophan 0.094 0.066 French toast
Threonine 0.305 0.181 French toast
Isoleucine 0.375 0.224 French toast
Leucine 0.621 0.421 French toast
Lysine 0.413 0.199 French toast
Methionine 0.188 0.115 French toast
Phenylalanine 0.389 0.277 French toast
Valine 0.419 0.257 French toast
Histidine 0.179 0.128 French toast
Fructose 1.21 Muffin

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. French toast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174998/nutrients
  2. Muffin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172765/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.