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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
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3
Hummus
Contains more Iron +23.4%
Contains more Magnesium +60.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Potassium +16.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.83
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 113% 82% 123% 18% 1% 46% 250%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Contains more Iron +23.4%
Contains more Magnesium +60.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
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 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 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 0% 0%
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

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 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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet Hummus Opinion
Net carbs 64.35g 8.29g Millet
Protein 11.02g 7.9g Millet
Fats 4.22g 9.6g Hummus
Carbs 72.85g 14.29g Millet
Calories 378kcal 166kcal Millet
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 8.5g 6g Millet
Calcium 8mg 38mg Hummus
Iron 3.01mg 2.44mg Millet
Magnesium 114mg 71mg Millet
Phosphorus 285mg 176mg Millet
Potassium 195mg 228mg Hummus
Sodium 5mg 379mg Millet
Zinc 1.68mg 1.83mg Hummus
Copper 0.75mg 0.527mg Millet
Vitamin A 0IU 30IU Hummus
Vitamin E 0.05mg mg Millet
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.421mg 0.18mg Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.064mg Millet
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 0.582mg Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848mg 0.132mg Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384mg 0.2mg Millet
Folate 85µg 83µg Millet
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.9µg µg Millet
Tryptophan 0.119mg mg Millet
Threonine 0.353mg mg Millet
Isoleucine 0.465mg mg Millet
Leucine 1.4mg mg Millet
Lysine 0.212mg mg Millet
Methionine 0.221mg mg Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58mg mg Millet
Valine 0.578mg mg Millet
Histidine 0.236mg mg Millet
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.723g 1.437g Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773g 4.039g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134g 3.613g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Millet Hummus
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
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 food.
Protein
66%
Millet
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
14%
Hummus
Fats
19%
Millet
44%
Hummus

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. 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.