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Nattō vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Nattō and Cereal

  • Nattō has more Copper, and Manganese, while Cereal has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A, and Zinc.
  • Cereal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 511% higher.
  • Cereal contains 5 times less Copper than Nattō. Nattō contains 0.667mg of Copper, while Cereal contains 0.137mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Nattō is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Natto and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands).

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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
Nattō
6
:
2
Cereal
Contains more Calcium +2070%
Contains more Potassium +594.3%
Contains more Magnesium +505.3%
Contains more Copper +386.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +126%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +296%
Contains more Zinc +150.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 323% 66% 65% 83% 223% 83% 75% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1278% 3% 10% 14% 46% 208% 33% 104%
Contains more Calcium +2070%
Contains more Potassium +594.3%
Contains more Magnesium +505.3%
Contains more Copper +386.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +126%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +296%
Contains more Zinc +150.8%

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
Nattō
4
:
8
Cereal
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3830%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1936.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4504.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.226
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 44% 0% 1% 0% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 0% 58% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 129% 168% 2% 0% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3830%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1936.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4504.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.226

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
20
Nattō
393
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
114
Nattō
212
Cereal

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
116%
Nattō
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
87%
Cereal
Fats
51%
Nattō
5%
Cereal

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.
Nattō Cereal
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Nattō Cereal
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 Sugar?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 788mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.331g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Nattō Cereal Opinion
Calories 211 378 Cereal
Protein 19.4 6.06 Nattō
Fats 11 1.08 Nattō
Vitamin C 13 38.5 Cereal
Carbs 12.68 86.85 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Nattō
Iron 8.6 34.06 Cereal
Calcium 217 10 Nattō
Potassium 729 105 Nattō
Magnesium 115 19 Nattō
Sugar 4.89 10.35 Nattō
Fiber 5.4 1.4 Nattō
Copper 0.667 0.137 Nattō
Zinc 3.03 7.6 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 174 77 Nattō
Sodium 7 795 Nattō
Vitamin A 0 2792 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.01 0.08 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.16 6.288 Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.19 3.87 Cereal
Vitamin B3 0 29.62 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.215 0.226 Cereal
Vitamin B6 0.13 5.986 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Nattō
Vitamin K 23.1 0 Nattō
Folate 8 Nattō
Trans Fat 0 Cereal
Saturated Fat 1.591 0.26 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43 0.204 Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 0.354 Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223 0.066 Nattō
Threonine 0.813 0.241 Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931 0.26 Nattō
Leucine 1.509 0.767 Nattō
Lysine 1.145 0.113 Nattō
Methionine 0.208 0.13 Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941 0.365 Nattō
Valine 1.018 0.344 Nattō
Histidine 0.512 0.162 Nattō
Fructose 0.26 Cereal

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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.