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Maize vs Groat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Maize and Groat?

  • Maize is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Folate, Potassium, and Vitamin B3, yet Groat is higher in Manganese, Copper, and Vitamin C.
  • Maize has 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Groat. While Maize has 0.155mg of Vitamin B1, Groat has only 0.04mg.

We used Corn, sweet, yellow, raw and Buckwheat groats, roasted, cooked types 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
Maize
2
:
6
Groat
Contains more Potassium +206.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.1%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +37.8%
Contains more Copper +170.4%
Contains more Zinc +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 3% 8% 37% 49% 17% 30% 1%
Contains more Potassium +206.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.1%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +37.8%
Contains more Copper +170.4%
Contains more Zinc +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%

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
:
2
Groat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%
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% 2% 0% 10% 9% 18% 22% 18% 0% 5% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%

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
8
Groat
Mineral Summary Score
18
Maize
22
Groat

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
20%
Groat
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
20%
Groat
Fats
6%
Maize
3%
Groat

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Maize Groat
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 cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Groat
Groat is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Groat
Groat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.191g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Groat
Groat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maize Groat Opinion
Calories 86 92 Groat
Protein 3.27 3.38 Groat
Fats 1.35 0.62 Maize
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 19.94 Groat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 0.8 Groat
Calcium 2 7 Groat
Potassium 270 88 Maize
Magnesium 37 51 Groat
Sugar 6.26 0.9 Groat
Fiber 2 2.7 Groat
Copper 0.054 0.146 Groat
Zinc 0.46 0.61 Groat
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 70 Maize
Sodium 15 4 Groat
Vitamin A 187 0 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 0.09 Groat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.04 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.039 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.94 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.359 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.077 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 1.9 Groat
Folate 42 14 Maize
Trans Fat 0 Groat
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.134 Groat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.188 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.188 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 0.049 Groat
Threonine 0.129 0.129
Isoleucine 0.129 0.127 Maize
Leucine 0.348 0.212 Maize
Lysine 0.137 0.172 Groat
Methionine 0.067 0.044 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.133 Maize
Valine 0.185 0.173 Maize
Histidine 0.089 0.079 Maize
Fructose 1.94 0.1 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. 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.