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Gratin vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Gratin and Maize

  • Gratin has more Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE, however Maize is richer in Folate, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5.
  • Gratin covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 22% more than Maize.
  • Maize has 60 times less Calcium than Gratin. Gratin has 119mg of Calcium, while Maize has 2mg.
  • Maize contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Corn, sweet, yellow, raw.

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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
Gratin
6
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2
Maize
Contains more Calcium +5850%
Contains more Iron +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +46.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +196.3%
Contains more Magnesium +85%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18%
Contains more Calcium +5850%
Contains more Iron +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +46.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +196.3%
Contains more Magnesium +85%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%

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
Gratin
4
:
6
Maize
Contains more Vitamin A +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.3%
Contains more Folate +281.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.3%
Contains more Folate +281.8%

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.
Gratin Maize
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Maize Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 16.7g Maize
Protein 5.06g 3.27g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 1.35g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 18.7g Maize
Calories 132kcal 86kcal Gratin
Starch g 5.7g Maize
Fructose g 1.94g Maize
Sugar g 6.26g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 2g Maize
Calcium 119mg 2mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.52mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 37mg Maize
Phosphorus 113mg 89mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 270mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 15mg Maize
Zinc 0.69mg 0.46mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.054mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 187IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Maize
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 6.8mg Gratin
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.155mg Maize
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.055mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 1.77mg Maize
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.717mg Maize
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.093mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 42µg Maize
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Maize
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.023mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.129mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.129mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.348mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.137mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.067mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.15mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.185mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.089mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Maize
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.325g Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.432g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.487g Maize

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gratin Maize
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
15
Gratin
18
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
18
Maize

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
30%
Gratin
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
19%
Maize
Fats
35%
Gratin
6%
Maize

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 418mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maize
Maize is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.408g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/nutrients
  2. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.