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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 RAE, 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
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2
Cereal
Contains more Calcium +2070%
Contains more Magnesium +505.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +126%
Contains more Potassium +594.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Copper +386.9%
Contains more Iron +296%
Contains more Zinc +150.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Contains more Calcium +2070%
Contains more Magnesium +505.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +126%
Contains more Potassium +594.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Copper +386.9%
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
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8
Cereal
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +700%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.2%
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 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% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +700%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.2%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nattō Cereal Opinion
Net carbs 7.28g 85.45g Cereal
Protein 19.4g 6.06g Nattō
Fats 11g 1.08g Nattō
Carbs 12.68g 86.85g Cereal
Calories 211kcal 378kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.26g Cereal
Sugar 4.89g 10.35g Nattō
Fiber 5.4g 1.4g Nattō
Calcium 217mg 10mg Nattō
Iron 8.6mg 34.06mg Cereal
Magnesium 115mg 19mg Nattō
Phosphorus 174mg 77mg Nattō
Potassium 729mg 105mg Nattō
Sodium 7mg 795mg Nattō
Zinc 3.03mg 7.6mg Cereal
Copper 0.667mg 0.137mg Nattō
Vitamin A 0IU 2792IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.08mg Cereal
Vitamin D 0IU IU Nattō
Vitamin D 0µg µg Nattō
Vitamin C 13mg 38.5mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 6.288mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 3.87mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 0mg 29.62mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.215mg 0.226mg Cereal
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 5.986mg Cereal
Folate 8µg µg Nattō
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Nattō
Vitamin K 23.1µg 0µg Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223mg 0.066mg Nattō
Threonine 0.813mg 0.241mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.26mg Nattō
Leucine 1.509mg 0.767mg Nattō
Lysine 1.145mg 0.113mg Nattō
Methionine 0.208mg 0.13mg Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 0.365mg Nattō
Valine 1.018mg 0.344mg Nattō
Histidine 0.512mg 0.162mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg mg Cereal
Trans Fat 0g g Cereal
Saturated Fat 1.591g 0.26g Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43g 0.204g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 0.354g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nattō Cereal
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
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

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.

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.