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Oatmeal vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Oatmeal and Hummus

  • Oatmeal has more Iron, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B2, while Hummus has more Copper, Fiber, Phosphorus, Zinc, Magnesium and Folate.
  • Hummus's daily need coverage for Copper is 51% higher.
  • Hummus contains 5 times less Vitamin B3 than Oatmeal. Oatmeal contains 3.025mg of Vitamin B3, while Hummus contains 0.582mg.
  • 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 Hummus, commercial.

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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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Hummus
Contains more Iron +144.3%
Contains more Calcium +110.5%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Contains more Potassium +273.8%
Contains more Magnesium +173.1%
Contains more Copper +698.5%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +128.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 224% 24% 6% 19% 22% 17% 33% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 12% 21% 51% 176% 50% 76% 50%
Contains more Iron +144.3%
Contains more Calcium +110.5%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Contains more Potassium +273.8%
Contains more Magnesium +173.1%
Contains more Copper +698.5%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +128.6%

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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Hummus
Contains more Vitamin A +1343.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +235.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +419.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45%
Contains more Folate +88.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 26% 2% 0% 65% 50% 57% 20% 67% 0% 1% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 0% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin A +1343.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +235.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +419.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45%
Contains more Folate +88.6%

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
27
Oatmeal
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
44
Oatmeal
66
Hummus

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
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
12%
Oatmeal
14%
Hummus
Fats
6%
Oatmeal
44%
Hummus

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 Hummus
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Oatmeal Hummus
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 Sodium?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 330mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.211g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Hummus
Hummus contains less Sugars (difference - 0.46g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hummus
Hummus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Hummus Opinion
Calories 68 166 Hummus
Protein 2.37 7.9 Hummus
Fats 1.36 9.6 Hummus
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 11.67 14.29 Hummus
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.96 2.44 Oatmeal
Calcium 80 38 Oatmeal
Potassium 61 228 Hummus
Magnesium 26 71 Hummus
Sugars 0.46 Hummus
Fiber 1.7 6 Hummus
Copper 0.066 0.527 Hummus
Zinc 0.62 1.83 Hummus
Starch 10.37 Oatmeal
Phosphorus 77 176 Hummus
Sodium 49 379 Oatmeal
Vitamin A 433 30 Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.07 Oatmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.26 0.18 Oatmeal
Vitamin B2 0.215 0.064 Oatmeal
Vitamin B3 3.025 0.582 Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 0.317 0.132 Oatmeal
Vitamin B6 0.29 0.2 Oatmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Oatmeal
Folate 44 83 Hummus
Trans Fat 0.003 Hummus
Saturated Fat 0.226 1.437 Oatmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.391 4.039 Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 0.426 3.613 Hummus
Tryptophan 0.04 Oatmeal
Threonine 0.083 Oatmeal
Isoleucine 0.105 Oatmeal
Leucine 0.2 Oatmeal
Lysine 0.135 Oatmeal
Methionine 0.04 Oatmeal
Phenylalanine 0.13 Oatmeal
Valine 0.151 Oatmeal
Histidine 0.057 Oatmeal
Fructose 0 Oatmeal

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Oatmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171662/nutrients
  2. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.