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Corn raw vs. Brown rice — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Corn raw and Brown rice

  • Corn raw is richer in Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, and Potassium, yet Brown rice is richer in Manganese, Selenium, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Brown rice is 35% higher.
  • Brown rice contains less Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Corn, sweet, yellow, raw and Rice, brown, long-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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Zinc +54.3%
Contains more Copper +96.3%
Contains more Manganese +497.5%
Contains more Selenium +866.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18% 22% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 22% 28% 45% 8% 1% 20% 36% 128% 32%
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Zinc +54.3%
Contains more Copper +96.3%
Contains more Manganese +497.5%
Contains more Selenium +866.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Equal in Magnesium - 39

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.7%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Choline +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 13% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 45% 16% 49% 23% 29% 7% 0% 6% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.7%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Choline +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +19.3%
Contains more Fats +39.2%
Contains more Other +43.2%
Contains more Carbs +36.8%
Equal in Water - 70.27
3% 19% 76%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 1.35 g
Carbs: 18.7 g
Water: 76.05 g
Other: 0.63 g
3% 26% 70%
Protein: 2.74 g
Fats: 0.97 g
Carbs: 25.58 g
Water: 70.27 g
Other: 0.44 g
Contains more Protein +19.3%
Contains more Fats +39.2%
Contains more Other +43.2%
Contains more Carbs +36.8%
Equal in Water - 70.27

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +33.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -20%
26% 35% 39%
Saturated Fat: 0.325 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.432 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.487 g
26% 37% 37%
Saturated Fat: 0.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.369 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.366 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +33.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -20%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +270.8%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Starch +334.9%
48% 7% 29% 16%
Starch: 5.7 g
Sucrose: 0.89 g
Glucose: 3.43 g
Fructose: 1.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
99%
Starch: 24.79 g
Sucrose: 0.24 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +270.8%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Starch +334.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Corn raw Brown rice
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn raw Brown rice Opinion
Net carbs 16.7g 23.98g Brown rice
Protein 3.27g 2.74g Corn raw
Fats 1.35g 0.97g Corn raw
Carbs 18.7g 25.58g Brown rice
Calories 86kcal 123kcal Brown rice
Starch 5.7g 24.79g Brown rice
Fructose 1.94g 0g Corn raw
Sugar 6.26g 0.24g Brown rice
Fiber 2g 1.6g Corn raw
Calcium 2mg 3mg Brown rice
Iron 0.52mg 0.56mg Brown rice
Magnesium 37mg 39mg Brown rice
Phosphorus 89mg 103mg Brown rice
Potassium 270mg 86mg Corn raw
Sodium 15mg 4mg Brown rice
Zinc 0.46mg 0.71mg Brown rice
Copper 0.054mg 0.106mg Brown rice
Manganese 0.163mg 0.974mg Brown rice
Selenium 0.6µg 5.8µg Brown rice
Vitamin A 187IU 0IU Corn raw
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 0µg Corn raw
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.17mg Brown rice
Vitamin C 6.8mg 0mg Corn raw
Vitamin B1 0.155mg 0.178mg Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.069mg Brown rice
Vitamin B3 1.77mg 2.561mg Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0.717mg 0.38mg Corn raw
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.123mg Brown rice
Folate 42µg 9µg Corn raw
Choline 23mg 9.2mg Corn raw
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.2µg Corn raw
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.033mg Brown rice
Threonine 0.129mg 0.095mg Corn raw
Isoleucine 0.129mg 0.109mg Corn raw
Leucine 0.348mg 0.214mg Corn raw
Lysine 0.137mg 0.099mg Corn raw
Methionine 0.067mg 0.058mg Corn raw
Phenylalanine 0.15mg 0.133mg Corn raw
Valine 0.185mg 0.151mg Corn raw
Histidine 0.089mg 0.066mg Corn raw
Saturated Fat 0.325g 0.26g Brown rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432g 0.369g Corn raw
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487g 0.366g Corn raw
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.468g 0.355g Corn raw
Omega-3 - ALA 0.014g 0.011g Corn raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Corn raw Brown rice
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Corn raw
13%
Brown rice
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Corn raw
32%
Brown rice

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corn raw
Corn raw is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Corn raw
Corn raw is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brown rice
Brown rice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corn raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/nutrients
  2. Brown rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169704/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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