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Nattō vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Nattō and Millet

  • Nattō has more Iron, Calcium, Vitamin K, and Potassium, however Millet has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Folate, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Nattō is 70% higher.
  • Millet has 27 times less Calcium than Nattō. Nattō has 217mg of Calcium, while Millet has 8mg.

Food types used in this article are Natto and Millet, raw.

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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
5
:
3
Millet
Contains more Calcium +2612.5%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +273.8%
Contains more Zinc +80.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Copper +12.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 114
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% 113% 82% 123% 18% 1% 46% 250%
Contains more Calcium +2612.5%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +273.8%
Contains more Zinc +80.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Copper +12.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 114

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
2
:
7
Millet
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.4%
Contains more Folate +962.5%
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 0% 1% 0% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 64% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.4%
Contains more Folate +962.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nattō Millet Opinion
Net carbs 7.28g 64.35g Millet
Protein 19.4g 11.02g Nattō
Fats 11g 4.22g Nattō
Carbs 12.68g 72.85g Millet
Calories 211kcal 378kcal Millet
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.89g g Millet
Fiber 5.4g 8.5g Millet
Calcium 217mg 8mg Nattō
Iron 8.6mg 3.01mg Nattō
Magnesium 115mg 114mg Nattō
Phosphorus 174mg 285mg Millet
Potassium 729mg 195mg Nattō
Sodium 7mg 5mg Millet
Zinc 3.03mg 1.68mg Nattō
Copper 0.667mg 0.75mg Millet
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.05mg Millet
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13mg 0mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.421mg Millet
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.29mg Millet
Vitamin B3 0mg 4.72mg Millet
Vitamin B5 0.215mg 0.848mg Millet
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.384mg Millet
Folate 8µg 85µg Millet
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.1µg 0.9µg Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223mg 0.119mg Nattō
Threonine 0.813mg 0.353mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.465mg Nattō
Leucine 1.509mg 1.4mg Nattō
Lysine 1.145mg 0.212mg Nattō
Methionine 0.208mg 0.221mg Millet
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 0.58mg Nattō
Valine 1.018mg 0.578mg Nattō
Histidine 0.512mg 0.236mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Millet
Saturated Fat 1.591g 0.723g Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43g 0.773g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 2.134g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nattō Millet
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
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
114
Nattō
79
Millet

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
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
73%
Millet
Fats
51%
Nattō
19%
Millet

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Millet
Millet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.868g)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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)

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
  2. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.