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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, 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
:
2
Maize
Contains more Iron +23.1%
Contains more Calcium +5850%
Contains more Potassium +46.7%
Contains more Copper +196.3%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Magnesium +85%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Contains more Iron +23.1%
Contains more Calcium +5850%
Contains more Potassium +46.7%
Contains more Copper +196.3%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
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 C +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +41.2%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 23% 12% 2% 0% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 0% 1% 32%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +41.2%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Gratin Maize
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?
Maize
Maize is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 418mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.