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Millet vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Millet and Wheat gluten

  • Millet has more Copper, Fiber, and Magnesium, while Wheat gluten has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Folate.
  • Wheat gluten covers your daily need of Selenium 67% more than Millet.
  • Millet contains 14 times more Fiber than Wheat gluten. While Millet contains 8.5g of Fiber, Wheat gluten contains only 0.6g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Millet, raw and Vital wheat gluten.

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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 Potassium +95%
Contains more Magnesium +356%
Contains more Copper +312.1%
Contains more Zinc +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Iron +72.8%
Contains more Calcium +1675%
Equal in Phosphorus - 260
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 195% 43% 9% 18% 61% 24% 112% 4%
Contains more Potassium +95%
Contains more Magnesium +356%
Contains more Copper +312.1%
Contains more Zinc +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Iron +72.8%
Contains more Calcium +1675%
Equal in Phosphorus - 260

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
79
Millet
58
Wheat gluten

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
19%
Millet
9%
Wheat gluten

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

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Millet Wheat gluten
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 Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.451g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Millet
Millet 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 378 370 Millet
Protein 11.02 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 4.22 1.85 Millet
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 72.85 13.79 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.01 5.2 Wheat gluten
Calcium 8 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 195 100 Millet
Magnesium 114 25 Millet
Sugar 0 Millet
Fiber 8.5 0.6 Millet
Copper 0.75 0.182 Millet
Zinc 1.68 0.85 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 285 260 Millet
Sodium 5 29 Millet
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.05 0 Millet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.421 0 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29 0 Millet
Vitamin B3 4.72 0 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848 0 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384 0 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 0 Millet
Folate 85 0 Millet
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.723 0.272 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 0.156 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 0.81 Millet
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 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. Wheat gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/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.