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Millet vs Bread - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Millet and Bread?

  • Millet is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Manganese, yet Bread is richer in Selenium, Calcium, and Iron.
  • Millet's daily need coverage for Copper is 61% higher.
  • Millet has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Bread. Millet has 0.384mg of Vitamin B6, while Bread has 0.153mg.
  • Millet contains less Sodium.

We used Millet, raw and Bread, wheat, toasted types in this comparison.

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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
Millet
5
:
3
Bread
Contains more Magnesium +93.2%
Contains more Copper +278.8%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Iron +35.9%
Contains more Calcium +1962.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 154% 50% 20% 43% 66% 41% 81% 79%
Contains more Magnesium +93.2%
Contains more Copper +278.8%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Iron +35.9%
Contains more Calcium +1962.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%

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
Millet
2
:
7
Bread
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +380%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.439
Equal in Folate - 86
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 1% 0% 5% 0% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 0% 15% 65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +380%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.439
Equal in Folate - 86

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
38
Bread
Mineral Summary Score
79
Millet
66
Bread

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
78%
Bread
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
56%
Bread
Fats
19%
Millet
20%
Bread

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

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Millet Bread
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 - 6.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 596mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Millet
Millet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.266g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bread
Bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Millet Bread Opinion
Calories 378 313 Millet
Protein 11.02 12.96 Bread
Fats 4.22 4.27 Bread
Vitamin C 0 0.2 Bread
Carbs 72.85 55.77 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.01 4.09 Bread
Calcium 8 165 Bread
Potassium 195 223 Bread
Magnesium 114 59 Millet
Sugar 6.42 Millet
Fiber 8.5 4.7 Millet
Copper 0.75 0.198 Millet
Zinc 1.68 1.47 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 285 188 Millet
Sodium 5 601 Millet
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.05 0.24 Bread
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.421 0.439 Bread
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.382 Bread
Vitamin B3 4.72 6.25 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.848 0.456 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384 0.153 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 5.7 Bread
Folate 85 86 Bread
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.723 0.989 Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 1.019 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 1.72 Millet
Tryptophan 0.119 0.092 Millet
Threonine 0.353 0.299 Millet
Isoleucine 0.465 0.258 Millet
Leucine 1.4 0.461 Millet
Lysine 0.212 0.215 Bread
Methionine 0.221 0.105 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.315 Millet
Valine 0.578 0.31 Millet
Histidine 0.236 0.15 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. Bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172687/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.