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Maize vs Arborio rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Maize and Arborio rice

  • Maize has more Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5, however Arborio rice is richer in Selenium, Iron, Manganese, and Vitamin C.
  • Arborio rice covers your daily Selenium needs 13% more than Maize.
  • Arborio rice has 10 times less Potassium than Maize. Maize has 270mg of Potassium, while Arborio rice has 26mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Corn, sweet, yellow, raw and Rice, white, short-grain, enriched, 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 more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +938.5%
Contains more Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +169.7%
Contains more Iron +180.8%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 1% 3% 6% 24% 11% 15% 0%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +938.5%
Contains more Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +169.7%
Contains more Iron +180.8%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
Maize
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.6%
Contains more Folate +40.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.164
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 23% 12% 2% 0% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 0% 1% 32%
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% 0% 0% 41% 4% 28% 24% 14% 0% 0% 45%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.6%
Contains more Folate +40.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.164

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
18
Maize
13
Arborio rice
Mineral Summary Score
18
Maize
14
Arborio rice

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%
Maize
14%
Arborio rice
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
29%
Arborio rice
Fats
6%
Maize
1%
Arborio rice

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.
Maize Arborio rice
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Maize Arborio rice
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 is richer in minerals?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maize
Maize is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.274g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maize Arborio rice Opinion
Calories 86 130 Arborio rice
Protein 3.27 2.36 Maize
Fats 1.35 0.19 Maize
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 28.73 Arborio rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 1.46 Arborio rice
Calcium 2 1 Maize
Potassium 270 26 Maize
Magnesium 37 8 Maize
Sugar 6.26 Arborio rice
Fiber 2 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.072 Arborio rice
Zinc 0.46 0.4 Maize
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 33 Maize
Sodium 15 0 Arborio rice
Vitamin A 187 0 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.164 Arborio rice
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.016 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 1.493 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.397 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.059 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folate 42 59 Arborio rice
Trans Fat 0 Arborio rice
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.051 Arborio rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.058 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.05 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 0.027 Arborio rice
Threonine 0.129 0.084 Maize
Isoleucine 0.129 0.102 Maize
Leucine 0.348 0.195 Maize
Lysine 0.137 0.085 Maize
Methionine 0.067 0.056 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.126 Maize
Valine 0.185 0.144 Maize
Histidine 0.089 0.056 Maize
Fructose 1.94 Maize

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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/nutrients
  2. Arborio rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168882/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.