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Millet flour vs. Scallion — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Millet flour and Scallion different?

  • Millet flour is richer in Selenium, Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, while Scallion is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Scallion covers your daily need of Vitamin K 172% more than Millet flour.
  • Millet flour contains 55 times more Selenium than Scallion. Millet flour contains 32.7µg of Selenium, while Scallion contains 0.6µg.

Millet flour and Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw types were used 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 Iron +166.2%
Contains more Magnesium +495%
Contains more Phosphorus +670.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +574.4%
Contains more Copper +544.6%
Contains more Manganese +526.3%
Contains more Selenium +5350%
Contains more Calcium +414.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.2%
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 22% 56% 15% 16% 25% 3% 11% 28% 21% 4%
Contains more Iron +166.2%
Contains more Magnesium +495%
Contains more Phosphorus +670.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +574.4%
Contains more Copper +544.6%
Contains more Manganese +526.3%
Contains more Selenium +5350%
Contains more Calcium +414.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.2%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +650.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1046.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1589.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +509.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +25775%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.08
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 60% 11% 0% 63% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 48% 0% 4% 518%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1046.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1589.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +509.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +25775%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.08

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +487.4%
Contains more Fats +2136.8%
Contains more Carbs +923.4%
Contains more Other +49.4%
Contains more Water +936.1%
11% 4% 75% 9%
Protein: 10.75 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 75.12 g
Water: 8.67 g
Other: 1.21 g
2% 7% 90%
Protein: 1.83 g
Fats: 0.19 g
Carbs: 7.34 g
Water: 89.83 g
Other: 0.81 g
Contains more Protein +487.4%
Contains more Fats +2136.8%
Contains more Carbs +923.4%
Contains more Other +49.4%
Contains more Water +936.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3322.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3437.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94%
13% 23% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.536 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.924 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.618 g
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3322.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3437.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94%

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 Scallion
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet flour Scallion Opinion
Net carbs 71.62g 4.74g Millet flour
Protein 10.75g 1.83g Millet flour
Fats 4.25g 0.19g Millet flour
Carbs 75.12g 7.34g Millet flour
Calories 382kcal 32kcal Millet flour
Starch 69.88g Millet flour
Sugar 1.66g 2.33g Millet flour
Fiber 3.5g 2.6g Millet flour
Calcium 14mg 72mg Scallion
Iron 3.94mg 1.48mg Millet flour
Magnesium 119mg 20mg Millet flour
Phosphorus 285mg 37mg Millet flour
Potassium 224mg 276mg Scallion
Sodium 4mg 16mg Millet flour
Zinc 2.63mg 0.39mg Millet flour
Copper 0.535mg 0.083mg Millet flour
Manganese 1.002mg 0.16mg Millet flour
Selenium 32.7µg 0.6µg Millet flour
Vitamin A 997IU Scallion
Vitamin A RAE 50µg Scallion
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.55mg Scallion
Vitamin C 0mg 18.8mg Scallion
Vitamin B1 0.413mg 0.055mg Millet flour
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.08mg Scallion
Vitamin B3 6.02mg 0.525mg Millet flour
Vitamin B5 1.267mg 0.075mg Millet flour
Vitamin B6 0.372mg 0.061mg Millet flour
Folate 42µg 64µg Scallion
Choline 5.7mg Scallion
Vitamin K 0.8µg 207µg Scallion
Tryptophan 0.17mg 0.02mg Millet flour
Threonine 0.354mg 0.072mg Millet flour
Isoleucine 0.473mg 0.077mg Millet flour
Leucine 1.537mg 0.109mg Millet flour
Lysine 0.144mg 0.091mg Millet flour
Methionine 0.319mg 0.02mg Millet flour
Phenylalanine 0.675mg 0.059mg Millet flour
Valine 0.584mg 0.081mg Millet flour
Histidine 0.257mg 0.032mg Millet flour
Trans Fat 0.002g 0g Scallion
Saturated Fat 0.536g 0.032g Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.924g 0.027g Millet flour
Polyunsaturated fat 2.618g 0.074g 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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Millet flour Scallion
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
59%
Scallion
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
94%
Millet flour
20%
Scallion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.504g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet flour
Millet flour is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet flour
Millet flour contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Millet flour
Millet flour is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet flour
Millet flour is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Millet flour
Millet flour is relatively richer in minerals

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. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/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.