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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 Calcium +571.4%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Equal in Copper - 0.149
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 30% 37% 30% 8% 1% 17% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +571.4%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Zinc +41%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 10% 9% 18% 22% 18% 11% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0%
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%

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Groat Amaranth grain Opinion
Net carbs 17.24g 16.59g Groat
Protein 3.38g 3.8g Amaranth grain
Fats 0.62g 1.58g Amaranth grain
Carbs 19.94g 18.69g Groat
Calories 92kcal 102kcal Amaranth grain
Starch g 16.23g Amaranth grain
Fructose 0.1g g Groat
Sugar 0.9g g Amaranth grain
Fiber 2.7g 2.1g Groat
Calcium 7mg 47mg Amaranth grain
Iron 0.8mg 2.1mg Amaranth grain
Magnesium 51mg 65mg Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 70mg 148mg Amaranth grain
Potassium 88mg 135mg Amaranth grain
Sodium 4mg 6mg Groat
Zinc 0.61mg 0.86mg Amaranth grain
Copper 0.146mg 0.149mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 0IU IU Groat
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.19mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0IU IU Groat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Groat
Vitamin C 0mg mg Groat
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.015mg Groat
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0.022mg Groat
Vitamin B3 0.94mg 0.235mg Groat
Vitamin B5 0.359mg mg Groat
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.113mg Amaranth grain
Folate 14µg 22µg Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Groat
Vitamin K 1.9µg µg Groat
Tryptophan 0.049mg mg Groat
Threonine 0.129mg mg Groat
Isoleucine 0.127mg mg Groat
Leucine 0.212mg mg Groat
Lysine 0.172mg mg Groat
Methionine 0.044mg mg Groat
Phenylalanine 0.133mg mg Groat
Valine 0.173mg mg Groat
Histidine 0.079mg mg Groat
Cholesterol 0mg mg Amaranth grain
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.134g g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.188g g Groat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.188g g Groat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Groat Amaranth grain
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
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

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 Sugar?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
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

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.