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Millet vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Millet and Hummus different?

  • Millet has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6 and Magnesium than Hummus.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Millet is 37% higher.
  • Millet contains 8 times more Vitamin B3 than Hummus. While Millet contains 4.72mg of Vitamin B3, Hummus contains only 0.582mg.
  • Millet has less Sodium.

Millet, raw and Hummus, commercial are the varieties 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Millet
5
:
3
Hummus
Contains more Iron +23.4%
Contains more Magnesium +60.6%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Potassium +16.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.83
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 12% 21% 51% 176% 50% 76% 50%
Contains more Iron +23.4%
Contains more Magnesium +60.6%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Potassium +16.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.83

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
8
:
1
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +711%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +542.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Folate - 83
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 0% 2% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 0% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +711%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +542.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Folate - 83

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
39
Millet
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
79
Millet
66
Hummus

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 the food
Protein
66%
Millet
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
14%
Hummus
Fats
19%
Millet
44%
Hummus

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Millet Hummus
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Millet Hummus
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 contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 374mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Millet
Millet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.714g)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Millet
Millet is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Millet Hummus Opinion
Calories 378 166 Millet
Protein 11.02 7.9 Millet
Fats 4.22 9.6 Hummus
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 72.85 14.29 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.01 2.44 Millet
Calcium 8 38 Hummus
Potassium 195 228 Hummus
Magnesium 114 71 Millet
Sugars
Fiber 8.5 6 Millet
Copper 0.75 0.527 Millet
Zinc 1.68 1.83 Hummus
Starch
Phosphorus 285 176 Millet
Sodium 5 379 Millet
Vitamin A 0 30 Hummus
Vitamin E 0.05 Millet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.421 0.18 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.064 Millet
Vitamin B3 4.72 0.582 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848 0.132 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384 0.2 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 Millet
Folate 85 83 Millet
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.723 1.437 Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 4.039 Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 3.613 Hummus
Tryptophan 0.119 Millet
Threonine 0.353 Millet
Isoleucine 0.465 Millet
Leucine 1.4 Millet
Lysine 0.212 Millet
Methionine 0.221 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58 Millet
Valine 0.578 Millet
Histidine 0.236 Millet
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.