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Oatmeal vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Calcium +2566.7%
Contains more Potassium +132.8%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.66
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Calcium +2566.7%
Contains more Potassium +132.8%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.66

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.2%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.2%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +361.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Oatmeal
36
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
25
Oatmeal
21
Cornmeal

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 the food
Protein
14%
Oatmeal
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
12%
Oatmeal
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
6%
Oatmeal
8%
Cornmeal

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Oatmeal Cornmeal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Oatmeal Cornmeal
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 contains less Sugars?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 1.15g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Oatmeal Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 68 370 Cornmeal
Protein 2.37 7.11 Cornmeal
Fats 1.36 1.75 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 11.67 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.96 4.36 Oatmeal
Calcium 80 3 Oatmeal
Potassium 61 142 Cornmeal
Magnesium 26 32 Cornmeal
Sugars 0.46 1.61 Cornmeal
Fiber 1.7 3.9 Cornmeal
Copper 0.066 0.076 Cornmeal
Zinc 0.62 0.66 Cornmeal
Starch 10.37 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 77 99 Cornmeal
Sodium 49 7 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 433 214 Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.07 0.12 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.26 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.215 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 3.025 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.317 0.24 Oatmeal
Vitamin B6 0.29 0.182 Oatmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0 Oatmeal
Folic acid (B9) 39 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0.003 0 Cornmeal
Saturated Fat 0.226 0.22 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.391 0.39 Oatmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.426 0.828 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.04 0.038 Oatmeal
Threonine 0.083 0.172 Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.105 0.242 Cornmeal
Leucine 0.2 1.006 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.135 0.105 Oatmeal
Methionine 0.04 0.162 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.13 0.366 Cornmeal
Valine 0.151 0.337 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.057 0.172 Cornmeal
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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