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Maize vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
Maize
4
:
Contains more Magnesium +60.9%
Contains more Zinc +31.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.5%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
Contains more Copper +38.9%
Contains more Magnesium +60.9%
Contains more Zinc +31.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.5%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
Contains more Copper +38.9%

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
9
:
Contains more Vitamin C +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +429.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +429.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
13
Maize
5
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
13
Beetroot

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 the food
Protein
20%
Maize
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
10%
Beetroot
Fats
6%
Maize
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Maize Beetroot
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Beetroot
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 contains less Sugars?
Maize
Maize contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maize
Maize is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.298g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beetroot
Beetroot is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Maize Beetroot Opinion
Calories 86 43 Maize
Protein 3.27 1.61 Maize
Fats 1.35 0.17 Maize
Vitamin C 6.8 4.9 Maize
Carbs 18.7 9.56 Maize
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 0.8 Beetroot
Calcium 2 16 Beetroot
Potassium 270 325 Beetroot
Magnesium 37 23 Maize
Sugars 6.26 6.76 Beetroot
Fiber 2 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.054 0.075 Beetroot
Zinc 0.46 0.35 Maize
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 40 Maize
Sodium 15 78 Maize
Vitamin A 187 33 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 0.04 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.031 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.04 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.334 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.155 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.067 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 0.2 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.032 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.06 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 0.019 Maize
Threonine 0.129 0.047 Maize
Isoleucine 0.129 0.048 Maize
Leucine 0.348 0.068 Maize
Lysine 0.137 0.058 Maize
Methionine 0.067 0.018 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.046 Maize
Valine 0.185 0.056 Maize
Histidine 0.089 0.021 Maize
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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