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Scallion vs. Hominy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Scallion and Hominy

  • Scallion is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Potassium, Calcium, Copper, and Vitamin B2, however, Hominy is richer in Zinc.
  • Scallion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 172% higher.
  • Scallion has less Sodium.

The food types used in this comparison are Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw and Hominy, canned, white.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +620%
Contains more Iron +138.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +2966.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Copper +176.7%
Contains more Manganese +128.6%
Contains more Zinc +169.2%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Equal in Phosphorus - 35
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 56% 15% 16% 25% 3% 11% 28% 21% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
Contains more Calcium +620%
Contains more Iron +138.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +2966.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Copper +176.7%
Contains more Manganese +128.6%
Contains more Zinc +169.2%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Equal in Phosphorus - 35

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Hominy
Contains more Vitamin A +99600%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1490.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1120%
Contains more Folate +6300%
Contains more Choline +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +103400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 60% 11% 0% 63% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 48% 0% 4% 518%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +99600%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1490.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1120%
Contains more Folate +6300%
Contains more Choline +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +103400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +23.6%
Contains more Fats +363.2%
Contains more Carbs +94.3%
Equal in Water - 82.53
Equal in Other - 0.85
2% 7% 90%
Protein: 1.83 g
Fats: 0.19 g
Carbs: 7.34 g
Water: 89.83 g
Other: 0.81 g
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +23.6%
Contains more Fats +363.2%
Contains more Carbs +94.3%
Equal in Water - 82.53
Equal in Other - 0.85

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -74%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +755.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +439.2%
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.123 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.231 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.399 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -74%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +755.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +439.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Scallion Hominy
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Scallion Hominy Opinion
Net carbs 4.74g 11.76g Hominy
Protein 1.83g 1.48g Scallion
Fats 0.19g 0.88g Hominy
Carbs 7.34g 14.26g Hominy
Calories 32kcal 72kcal Hominy
Sugar 2.33g 1.82g Hominy
Fiber 2.6g 2.5g Scallion
Calcium 72mg 10mg Scallion
Iron 1.48mg 0.62mg Scallion
Magnesium 20mg 16mg Scallion
Phosphorus 37mg 35mg Scallion
Potassium 276mg 9mg Scallion
Sodium 16mg 345mg Scallion
Zinc 0.39mg 1.05mg Hominy
Copper 0.083mg 0.03mg Scallion
Manganese 0.16mg 0.07mg Scallion
Selenium 0.6µg 3µg Hominy
Vitamin A 997IU 1IU Scallion
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 0µg Scallion
Vitamin E 0.55mg 0.05mg Scallion
Vitamin C 18.8mg 0mg Scallion
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.003mg Scallion
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.006mg Scallion
Vitamin B3 0.525mg 0.033mg Scallion
Vitamin B5 0.075mg 0.154mg Hominy
Vitamin B6 0.061mg 0.005mg Scallion
Folate 64µg 1µg Scallion
Choline 5.7mg 3.1mg Scallion
Vitamin K 207µg 0.2µg Scallion
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.008mg Scallion
Threonine 0.072mg 0.05mg Scallion
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.058mg Scallion
Leucine 0.109mg 0.202mg Hominy
Lysine 0.091mg 0.033mg Scallion
Methionine 0.02mg 0.031mg Hominy
Phenylalanine 0.059mg 0.076mg Hominy
Valine 0.081mg 0.077mg Scallion
Histidine 0.032mg 0.045mg Hominy
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.123g Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.027g 0.231g Hominy
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.399g Hominy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Scallion Hominy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Scallion
1%
Hominy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Scallion
16%
Hominy

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallion
Scallion contains less Sodium (difference - 329mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.091g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.51g)
Which food is cheaper?
Hominy
Hominy is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/nutrients
  2. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.