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Millet vs Black gram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Millet and Black gram

  • Black gram has less Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Iron, Magnesium, and Fiber.
  • Millet covers your daily Copper needs 68% more than Black gram.
  • Black gram contains 7 times less Vitamin B6 than Millet. Millet contains 0.384mg of Vitamin B6, while Black gram contains 0.058mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Millet, raw and Mungo beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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
Contains more Iron +72%
Contains more Magnesium +81%
Contains more Copper +439.6%
Contains more Zinc +102.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.7%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +562.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 16% 21% 45% 47% 23% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +72%
Contains more Magnesium +81%
Contains more Copper +439.6%
Contains more Zinc +102.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.7%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +562.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%

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
Millet
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +180.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +214.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +562.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +10.6%
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% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 2% 3% 0% 38% 18% 29% 26% 14% 0% 7% 71%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +214.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +562.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +10.6%

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
39
Millet
17
Black gram
Mineral Summary Score
79
Millet
35
Black gram

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
66%
Millet
45%
Black gram
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
18%
Black gram
Fats
19%
Millet
3%
Black gram

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.
Millet Black gram
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Millet Black gram
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 lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.01g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.685g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Millet Black gram Opinion
Calories 378 105 Millet
Protein 11.02 7.54 Millet
Fats 4.22 0.55 Millet
Vitamin C 0 1 Black gram
Carbs 72.85 18.34 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.01 1.75 Millet
Calcium 8 53 Black gram
Potassium 195 231 Black gram
Magnesium 114 63 Millet
Sugar 2.01 Millet
Fiber 8.5 6.4 Millet
Copper 0.75 0.139 Millet
Zinc 1.68 0.83 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 285 156 Millet
Sodium 5 7 Millet
Vitamin A 0 31 Black gram
Vitamin E 0.05 0.15 Black gram
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.421 0.15 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.075 Millet
Vitamin B3 4.72 1.5 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848 0.433 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384 0.058 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 2.7 Black gram
Folate 85 94 Black gram
Trans Fat 0 Millet
Saturated Fat 0.723 0.038 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 0.029 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 0.359 Millet
Tryptophan 0.119 0.078 Millet
Threonine 0.353 0.262 Millet
Isoleucine 0.465 0.385 Millet
Leucine 1.4 0.625 Millet
Lysine 0.212 0.5 Black gram
Methionine 0.221 0.11 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.44 Millet
Valine 0.578 0.423 Millet
Histidine 0.236 0.211 Millet
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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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/nutrients
  2. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172427/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.