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Groat vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Groat and Cereal different?

  • Cereal is higher than Groat in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Cereal covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 521% more than Groat.
  • Groat is lower in Sodium.

Buckwheat groats, roasted, cooked and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) types were used in this article.

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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
Groat
3
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5
Cereal
Contains more Magnesium +168.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +4157.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +1145.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 77
Equal in Copper - 0.137
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 30% 37% 30% 8% 1% 17% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Contains more Magnesium +168.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +4157.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +1145.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 77
Equal in Copper - 0.137

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
6
:
6
Cereal
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +9823.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3051.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7674%
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 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +9823.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3051.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7674%

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 Cereal
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Groat Cereal Opinion
Net carbs 17.24g 85.45g Cereal
Protein 3.38g 6.06g Cereal
Fats 0.62g 1.08g Cereal
Carbs 19.94g 86.85g Cereal
Calories 92kcal 378kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose 0.1g 0.26g Cereal
Sugar 0.9g 10.35g Groat
Fiber 2.7g 1.4g Groat
Calcium 7mg 10mg Cereal
Iron 0.8mg 34.06mg Cereal
Magnesium 51mg 19mg Groat
Phosphorus 70mg 77mg Cereal
Potassium 88mg 105mg Cereal
Sodium 4mg 795mg Groat
Zinc 0.61mg 7.6mg Cereal
Copper 0.146mg 0.137mg Groat
Vitamin A 0IU 2792IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.08mg Groat
Vitamin D 0IU IU Groat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Groat
Vitamin C 0mg 38.5mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 6.288mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 3.87mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 0.94mg 29.62mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.359mg 0.226mg Groat
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 5.986mg Cereal
Folate 14µg µg Groat
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Groat
Vitamin K 1.9µg 0µg Groat
Tryptophan 0.049mg 0.066mg Cereal
Threonine 0.129mg 0.241mg Cereal
Isoleucine 0.127mg 0.26mg Cereal
Leucine 0.212mg 0.767mg Cereal
Lysine 0.172mg 0.113mg Groat
Methionine 0.044mg 0.13mg Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.133mg 0.365mg Cereal
Valine 0.173mg 0.344mg Cereal
Histidine 0.079mg 0.162mg Cereal
Cholesterol 0mg mg Cereal
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.134g 0.26g Groat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.188g 0.204g Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.188g 0.354g Cereal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Groat Cereal
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
393
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
22
Groat
212
Cereal

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
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
20%
Groat
87%
Cereal
Fats
3%
Groat
5%
Cereal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Groat
Groat is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 791mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Groat
Groat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.126g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Groat
Groat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cereal
Cereal 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. Groat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170686/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.