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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 Phosphorus +51.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +278.8%
Contains more Calcium +1962.5%
Contains more Iron +35.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 113% 82% 123% 18% 1% 46% 250%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 50% 154% 43% 81% 20% 79% 41% 66%
Contains more Magnesium +93.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +278.8%
Contains more Calcium +1962.5%
Contains more Iron +35.9%
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 E +380%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 64% 0% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 1% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 65% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151%
Contains more Vitamin E +380%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet Bread Opinion
Net carbs 64.35g 51.07g Millet
Protein 11.02g 12.96g Bread
Fats 4.22g 4.27g Bread
Carbs 72.85g 55.77g Millet
Calories 378kcal 313kcal Millet
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 6.42g Millet
Fiber 8.5g 4.7g Millet
Calcium 8mg 165mg Bread
Iron 3.01mg 4.09mg Bread
Magnesium 114mg 59mg Millet
Phosphorus 285mg 188mg Millet
Potassium 195mg 223mg Bread
Sodium 5mg 601mg Millet
Zinc 1.68mg 1.47mg Millet
Copper 0.75mg 0.198mg Millet
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.24mg Bread
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.2mg Bread
Vitamin B1 0.421mg 0.439mg Bread
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.382mg Bread
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 6.25mg Bread
Vitamin B5 0.848mg 0.456mg Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384mg 0.153mg Millet
Folate 85µg 86µg Bread
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.9µg 5.7µg Bread
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.092mg Millet
Threonine 0.353mg 0.299mg Millet
Isoleucine 0.465mg 0.258mg Millet
Leucine 1.4mg 0.461mg Millet
Lysine 0.212mg 0.215mg Bread
Methionine 0.221mg 0.105mg Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58mg 0.315mg Millet
Valine 0.578mg 0.31mg Millet
Histidine 0.236mg 0.15mg Millet
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.723g 0.989g Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773g 1.019g Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134g 1.72g Millet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Millet Bread
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
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

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?
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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. 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.