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Hummus vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Hummus and Cornmeal

  • Hummus has more Copper, Manganese, and Phosphorus, however Cornmeal is richer in Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Hummus covers your daily Copper needs 50% more than Cornmeal.
  • Cornmeal has 54 times less Sodium than Hummus. Hummus has 379mg of Sodium, while Cornmeal has 7mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Hummus, commercial and Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow.

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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 more Calcium +1166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +121.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +60.6%
Contains more Zinc +177.3%
Contains more Copper +593.4%
Contains more Iron +78.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Contains more Calcium +1166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +121.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +60.6%
Contains more Zinc +177.3%
Contains more Copper +593.4%
Contains more Iron +78.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%

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
Hummus
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Contains more Vitamin A +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +753.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Folate +151.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.182
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 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 13% 3% 0% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +753.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Folate +151.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.182

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hummus Cornmeal Opinion
Net carbs 8.29g 75.55g Cornmeal
Protein 7.9g 7.11g Hummus
Fats 9.6g 1.75g Hummus
Carbs 14.29g 79.45g Cornmeal
Calories 166kcal 370kcal Cornmeal
Starch g 73.3g Cornmeal
Fructose g 0.17g Cornmeal
Sugar g 1.61g Hummus
Fiber 6g 3.9g Hummus
Calcium 38mg 3mg Hummus
Iron 2.44mg 4.36mg Cornmeal
Magnesium 71mg 32mg Hummus
Phosphorus 176mg 99mg Hummus
Potassium 228mg 142mg Hummus
Sodium 379mg 7mg Cornmeal
Zinc 1.83mg 0.66mg Hummus
Copper 0.527mg 0.076mg Hummus
Vitamin A 30IU 214IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.551mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.382mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 0.582mg 4.968mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.132mg 0.24mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.182mg Hummus
Folate 83µg 209µg Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Cornmeal
Tryptophan mg 0.038mg Cornmeal
Threonine mg 0.172mg Cornmeal
Isoleucine mg 0.242mg Cornmeal
Leucine mg 1.006mg Cornmeal
Lysine mg 0.105mg Cornmeal
Methionine mg 0.162mg Cornmeal
Phenylalanine mg 0.366mg Cornmeal
Valine mg 0.337mg Cornmeal
Histidine mg 0.172mg Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Hummus
Saturated Fat 1.437g 0.22g Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 4.039g 0.39g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 3.613g 0.828g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Hummus Cornmeal
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
16
Hummus
46
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
66
Hummus
36
Cornmeal

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
47%
Hummus
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
14%
Hummus
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
44%
Hummus
8%
Cornmeal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hummus
Hummus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 372mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.217g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/nutrients
  2. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/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.