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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
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6
Groat
Contains more Phosphorus +27.1%
Contains more Potassium +206.8%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Zinc +32.6%
Contains more Copper +170.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 30% 37% 30% 8% 1% 17% 49%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.1%
Contains more Potassium +206.8%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Zinc +32.6%
Contains more Copper +170.4%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 10% 9% 18% 22% 18% 11% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maize Groat Opinion
Net carbs 16.7g 17.24g Groat
Protein 3.27g 3.38g Groat
Fats 1.35g 0.62g Maize
Carbs 18.7g 19.94g Groat
Calories 86kcal 92kcal Groat
Starch 5.7g g Maize
Fructose 1.94g 0.1g Maize
Sugar 6.26g 0.9g Groat
Fiber 2g 2.7g Groat
Calcium 2mg 7mg Groat
Iron 0.52mg 0.8mg Groat
Magnesium 37mg 51mg Groat
Phosphorus 89mg 70mg Maize
Potassium 270mg 88mg Maize
Sodium 15mg 4mg Groat
Zinc 0.46mg 0.61mg Groat
Copper 0.054mg 0.146mg Groat
Vitamin A 187IU 0IU Maize
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.09mg Groat
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.8mg 0mg Maize
Vitamin B1 0.155mg 0.04mg Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.039mg Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77mg 0.94mg Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717mg 0.359mg Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.077mg Maize
Folate 42µg 14µg Maize
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 1.9µg Groat
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.049mg Groat
Threonine 0.129mg 0.129mg
Isoleucine 0.129mg 0.127mg Maize
Leucine 0.348mg 0.212mg Maize
Lysine 0.137mg 0.172mg Groat
Methionine 0.067mg 0.044mg Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15mg 0.133mg Maize
Valine 0.185mg 0.173mg Maize
Histidine 0.089mg 0.079mg Maize
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Groat
Saturated Fat 0.325g 0.134g Groat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432g 0.188g Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487g 0.188g Maize

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Groat
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
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

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.

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.