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Porridge vs. Papadum — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Porridge and Papadum

  • The amount of Copper, Fiber, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Folate, Iron, Zinc, and Potassium in Papadum is higher than in Porridge.
  • Papadum covers your daily need of Copper 106% more than Porridge.
  • The amount of Sodium in Porridge is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt and Papad.

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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 less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Calcium +64.4%
Contains more Iron +108.6%
Contains more Magnesium +5320%
Contains more Phosphorus +2466.7%
Contains more Potassium +6150%
Contains more Zinc +2515.4%
Contains more Copper +2395%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +196.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 141% 4% 7% 2% 1% 4% 14% 0% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 43% 293% 194% 166% 89% 228% 93% 333% 204% 46%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Calcium +64.4%
Contains more Iron +108.6%
Contains more Magnesium +5320%
Contains more Phosphorus +2466.7%
Contains more Potassium +6150%
Contains more Zinc +2515.4%
Contains more Copper +2395%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +196.4%

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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Papadum
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +403.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +932%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1191.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2092.3%
Contains more Folate +1725%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 9% 0% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 1% 0% 0% 70% 60% 28% 56% 66% 165% 0% 1% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +403.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +932%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1191.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2092.3%
Contains more Folate +1725%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +2410.3%
Contains more Protein +1675%
Contains more Fats +1447.6%
Contains more Carbs +469.1%
Contains more Other +3459.1%
11% 88%
Protein: 1.44 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 10.52 g
Water: 87.61 g
Other: 0.22 g
26% 3% 60% 3% 8%
Protein: 25.56 g
Fats: 3.25 g
Carbs: 59.87 g
Water: 3.49 g
Other: 7.83 g
Contains more Water +2410.3%
Contains more Protein +1675%
Contains more Fats +1447.6%
Contains more Carbs +469.1%
Contains more Other +3459.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -97%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1800%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +907%
19% 16% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.033 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.114 g
39% 19% 42%
Saturated Fat: 1.084 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.532 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.148 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -97%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1800%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +907%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Porridge Papadum Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 41.27g Papadum
Protein 1.44g 25.56g Papadum
Fats 0.21g 3.25g Papadum
Carbs 10.52g 59.87g Papadum
Calories 50kcal 371kcal Papadum
Sugar 0.03g 0g Papadum
Fiber 0.5g 18.6g Papadum
Calcium 87mg 143mg Papadum
Iron 3.74mg 7.8mg Papadum
Magnesium 5mg 271mg Papadum
Phosphorus 15mg 385mg Papadum
Potassium 16mg 1000mg Papadum
Sodium 6mg 1745mg Porridge
Zinc 0.13mg 3.4mg Papadum
Copper 0.04mg 0.998mg Papadum
Manganese 0mg 1.562mg Papadum
Selenium 2.8µg 8.3µg Papadum
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Papadum
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 13µg Papadum
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.05mg Papadum
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.277mg Papadum
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.258mg Papadum
Vitamin B3 0.52mg 1.472mg Papadum
Vitamin B5 0.071mg 0.917mg Papadum
Vitamin B6 0.013mg 0.285mg Papadum
Folate 12µg 219µg Papadum
Choline 0.4mg Papadum
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.4µg Papadum
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.266mg Papadum
Threonine 0.045mg 0.886mg Papadum
Isoleucine 0.063mg 1.303mg Papadum
Leucine 0.11mg 2.115mg Papadum
Lysine 0.037mg 1.695mg Papadum
Methionine 0.027mg 0.372mg Papadum
Phenylalanine 0.078mg 1.491mg Papadum
Valine 0.07mg 1.434mg Papadum
Histidine 0.033mg 0.715mg Papadum
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.033g 1.084g Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.532g Papadum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114g 1.148g Papadum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Porridge Papadum
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
4%
Porridge
34%
Papadum
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Porridge
168%
Papadum

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 1739mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.051g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papadum
Papadum is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papadum
Papadum is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/nutrients
  2. Papadum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168106/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.