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Groat vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Groat and Amaranth grain

  • Amaranth grain has more Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, and Selenium than Groat.
  • Amaranth grain's daily need coverage for Manganese is 20% more.
  • Groat contains 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Amaranth grain. Groat contains 0.94mg of Vitamin B3, while Amaranth grain contains 0.235mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Buckwheat groats, roasted, cooked and Amaranth grain, cooked.

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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 less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Calcium +571.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.149
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 3% 8% 37% 49% 17% 30% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 79% 15% 12% 47% 50% 24% 64% 1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Calcium +571.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.149

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
Groat
9
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.8%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 0% 10% 9% 18% 22% 18% 0% 5% 11%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 0% 0% 17%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.8%
Contains more Folate +57.1%

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
8
Groat
5
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
22
Groat
36
Amaranth grain

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
20%
Groat
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
20%
Groat
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
3%
Groat
7%
Amaranth grain

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.
Groat Amaranth grain
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok

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Groat Amaranth grain
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 contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Groat
Groat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Groat
Groat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Groat
Groat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.134g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Groat Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 92 102 Amaranth grain
Protein 3.38 3.8 Amaranth grain
Fats 0.62 1.58 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 0 Groat
Carbs 19.94 18.69 Groat
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Groat
Iron 0.8 2.1 Amaranth grain
Calcium 7 47 Amaranth grain
Potassium 88 135 Amaranth grain
Magnesium 51 65 Amaranth grain
Sugar 0.9 Amaranth grain
Fiber 2.7 2.1 Groat
Copper 0.146 0.149 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.61 0.86 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 70 148 Amaranth grain
Sodium 4 6 Groat
Vitamin A 0 Groat
Vitamin E 0.09 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Groat
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.015 Groat
Vitamin B2 0.039 0.022 Groat
Vitamin B3 0.94 0.235 Groat
Vitamin B5 0.359 Groat
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.113 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0 Groat
Vitamin K 1.9 Groat
Folate 14 22 Amaranth grain
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.134 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.188 Groat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.188 Groat
Tryptophan 0.049 Groat
Threonine 0.129 Groat
Isoleucine 0.127 Groat
Leucine 0.212 Groat
Lysine 0.172 Groat
Methionine 0.044 Groat
Phenylalanine 0.133 Groat
Valine 0.173 Groat
Histidine 0.079 Groat
Fructose 0.1 Groat

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. Groat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170686/nutrients
  2. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/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.