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Porridge vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Porridge and Millet

  • Porridge contains less Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, and Folate than Millet.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Millet is 79% higher.

Food types used in this article are Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt 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
Contains more Iron +24.3%
Contains more Calcium +987.5%
Contains more Potassium +1118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +2180%
Contains more Copper +1775%
Contains more Zinc +1192.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1800%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 141% 27% 2% 4% 14% 4% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Contains more Iron +24.3%
Contains more Calcium +987.5%
Contains more Potassium +1118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +2180%
Contains more Copper +1775%
Contains more Zinc +1192.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1800%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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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Millet
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +665.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +807.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1094.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2853.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Folate +608.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 1% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 0% 1% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +665.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +807.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1094.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2853.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Folate +608.3%

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
4
Porridge
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
24
Porridge
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
9%
Porridge
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
11%
Porridge
73%
Millet
Fats
1%
Porridge
19%
Millet

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

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Porridge Millet
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.69g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Porridge Millet Opinion
Calories 50 378 Millet
Protein 1.44 11.02 Millet
Fats 0.21 4.22 Millet
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 10.52 72.85 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.74 3.01 Porridge
Calcium 87 8 Porridge
Potassium 16 195 Millet
Magnesium 5 114 Millet
Sugar 0.03 Millet
Fiber 0.5 8.5 Millet
Copper 0.04 0.75 Millet
Zinc 0.13 1.68 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 15 285 Millet
Sodium 6 5 Millet
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.02 0.05 Millet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.421 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.29 Millet
Vitamin B3 0.52 4.72 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.071 0.848 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.013 0.384 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.9 Millet
Folate 12 85 Millet
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.723 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.773 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114 2.134 Millet
Tryptophan 0.02 0.119 Millet
Threonine 0.045 0.353 Millet
Isoleucine 0.063 0.465 Millet
Leucine 0.11 1.4 Millet
Lysine 0.037 0.212 Millet
Methionine 0.027 0.221 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.078 0.58 Millet
Valine 0.07 0.578 Millet
Histidine 0.033 0.236 Millet
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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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.

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