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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, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Magnesium, while Wheat gluten has more Selenium, and Iron.
  • Wheat gluten covers your daily need of Selenium 67% more than Millet.
  • Millet contains 10000000 times more Vitamin B1 than Wheat gluten. While Millet contains 0.421mg of Vitamin B1, Wheat gluten contains only 0mg.

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 64.35g 13.19g Millet
Protein 11.02g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 4.22g 1.85g Millet
Carbs 72.85g 13.79g Millet
Calories 378kcal 370kcal Millet
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Millet
Fiber 8.5g 0.6g Millet
Calcium 8mg 142mg Wheat gluten
Iron 3.01mg 5.2mg Wheat gluten
Magnesium 114mg 25mg Millet
Phosphorus 285mg 260mg Millet
Potassium 195mg 100mg Millet
Sodium 5mg 29mg Millet
Zinc 1.68mg 0.85mg Millet
Copper 0.75mg 0.182mg Millet
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0mg Millet
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.421mg 0mg Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0mg Millet
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 0mg Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848mg 0mg Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384mg 0mg Millet
Folate 85µg 0µg Millet
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.9µg 0µg 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 0.272g Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773g 0.156g Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134g 0.81g Millet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Millet Wheat gluten
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
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

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.

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.