Oatmeal vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Differences between Oatmeal and Cereal
- Oatmeal contains less Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, Vitamin C, and Manganese than Cereal.
- Cereal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 502% higher.
- The amount of Sodium in Oatmeal is lower.
The food types used in this comparison are Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved) and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands).
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in price||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|