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Millet flour vs. Hominy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Millet flour and Hominy?

  • Millet flour is richer than Hominy in Copper, Selenium, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Millet flour's daily need coverage for Copper is 56% more.
  • Millet flour has 182 times more Vitamin B3 than Hominy. While Millet flour has 6.02mg of Vitamin B3, Hominy has only 0.033mg.

We used Millet flour and Hominy, canned, white 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +535.5%
Contains more Magnesium +643.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +714.3%
Contains more Potassium +2388.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Zinc +150.5%
Contains more Copper +1683.3%
Contains more Manganese +1331.4%
Contains more Selenium +990%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 148% 85% 123% 20% 1% 72% 179% 131% 179%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +535.5%
Contains more Magnesium +643.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +714.3%
Contains more Potassium +2388.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Zinc +150.5%
Contains more Copper +1683.3%
Contains more Manganese +1331.4%
Contains more Selenium +990%

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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Hominy
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +722.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7340%
Contains more Folate +4100%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
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% 3% 0% 0% 104% 17% 113% 77% 86% 32% 0% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +722.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7340%
Contains more Folate +4100%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +626.4%
Contains more Fats +383%
Contains more Carbs +426.8%
Contains more Other +42.4%
Contains more Water +851.9%
11% 4% 75% 9%
Protein: 10.75 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 75.12 g
Water: 8.67 g
Other: 1.21 g
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +626.4%
Contains more Fats +383%
Contains more Carbs +426.8%
Contains more Other +42.4%
Contains more Water +851.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +556.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.1%
13% 23% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.536 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.924 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.618 g
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.123 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.231 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.399 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +556.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet flour Hominy Opinion
Net carbs 71.62g 11.76g Millet flour
Protein 10.75g 1.48g Millet flour
Fats 4.25g 0.88g Millet flour
Carbs 75.12g 14.26g Millet flour
Calories 382kcal 72kcal Millet flour
Starch 69.88g Millet flour
Sugar 1.66g 1.82g Millet flour
Fiber 3.5g 2.5g Millet flour
Calcium 14mg 10mg Millet flour
Iron 3.94mg 0.62mg Millet flour
Magnesium 119mg 16mg Millet flour
Phosphorus 285mg 35mg Millet flour
Potassium 224mg 9mg Millet flour
Sodium 4mg 345mg Millet flour
Zinc 2.63mg 1.05mg Millet flour
Copper 0.535mg 0.03mg Millet flour
Manganese 1.002mg 0.07mg Millet flour
Selenium 32.7µg 3µg Millet flour
Vitamin A 1IU Hominy
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.05mg Millet flour
Vitamin B1 0.413mg 0.003mg Millet flour
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.006mg Millet flour
Vitamin B3 6.02mg 0.033mg Millet flour
Vitamin B5 1.267mg 0.154mg Millet flour
Vitamin B6 0.372mg 0.005mg Millet flour
Folate 42µg 1µg Millet flour
Choline 3.1mg Hominy
Vitamin K 0.8µg 0.2µg Millet flour
Tryptophan 0.17mg 0.008mg Millet flour
Threonine 0.354mg 0.05mg Millet flour
Isoleucine 0.473mg 0.058mg Millet flour
Leucine 1.537mg 0.202mg Millet flour
Lysine 0.144mg 0.033mg Millet flour
Methionine 0.319mg 0.031mg Millet flour
Phenylalanine 0.675mg 0.076mg Millet flour
Valine 0.584mg 0.077mg Millet flour
Histidine 0.257mg 0.045mg Millet flour
Trans Fat 0.002g Hominy
Saturated Fat 0.536g 0.123g Hominy
Monounsaturated Fat 0.924g 0.231g Millet flour
Polyunsaturated fat 2.618g 0.399g Millet flour
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Millet flour
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.549g Millet flour
Omega-3 - ALA 0.044g Millet flour

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Millet flour Hominy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
33%
Millet flour
1%
Hominy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
94%
Millet flour
16%
Hominy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet flour
Millet flour is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet flour
Millet flour contains less Sodium (difference - 341mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Millet flour
Millet flour is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Millet flour
Millet flour is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Millet flour
Millet flour is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.413g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Millet flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172023/nutrients
  2. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.