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Rice vs. Glutinous rice — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Rice and Glutinous rice

  • The amount of Manganese, and Vitamin B6 in Rice is higher than in Glutinous rice.
  • Glutinous rice has 5 times less Phosphorus than Rice. Rice has 43mg of Phosphorus, while Glutinous rice has 8mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rice, white, long-grain, regular, unenriched, cooked without salt and Rice, white, glutinous, unenriched, cooked.

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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 +400%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +437.5%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Copper +40.8%
Contains more Manganese +80.2%
Contains more Selenium +33.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 8% 9% 19% 4% 1% 14% 24% 62% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 6% 4% 4% 1% 1% 12% 17% 35% 31%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +437.5%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Copper +40.8%
Contains more Manganese +80.2%
Contains more Selenium +33.9%

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.
Rice
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.013
Equal in Choline - 2.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 0% 5% 3% 8% 24% 22% 3% 0% 2% 0%
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% 5% 3% 6% 13% 6% 1% 0% 2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.013
Equal in Choline - 2.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +33.2%
Contains more Fats +47.4%
Contains more Carbs +33.6%
Contains more Other +500%
Contains more Water +12%
3% 28% 68%
Protein: 2.69 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 28.17 g
Water: 68.44 g
Other: 0.42 g
2% 21% 77%
Protein: 2.02 g
Fats: 0.19 g
Carbs: 21.09 g
Water: 76.63 g
Other: 0.07 g
Contains more Protein +33.2%
Contains more Fats +47.4%
Contains more Carbs +33.6%
Contains more Other +500%
Contains more Water +12%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.069
32% 37% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.077 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
22% 39% 39%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.07 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.069 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.069

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rice Glutinous rice Opinion
Net carbs 27.77g 20.09g Rice
Protein 2.69g 2.02g Rice
Fats 0.28g 0.19g Rice
Carbs 28.17g 21.09g Rice
Calories 130kcal 97kcal Rice
Sugar 0.05g 0.05g
Fiber 0.4g 1g Glutinous rice
Calcium 10mg 2mg Rice
Iron 0.2mg 0.14mg Rice
Magnesium 12mg 5mg Rice
Phosphorus 43mg 8mg Rice
Potassium 35mg 10mg Rice
Sodium 1mg 5mg Rice
Zinc 0.49mg 0.41mg Rice
Copper 0.069mg 0.049mg Rice
Manganese 0.472mg 0.262mg Rice
Selenium 7.5µg 5.6µg Rice
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.02mg
Vitamin B2 0.013mg 0.013mg
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.29mg Rice
Vitamin B5 0.39mg 0.215mg Rice
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.026mg Rice
Folate 3µg 1µg Rice
Choline 2.1mg 2.1mg
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.023mg Rice
Threonine 0.096mg 0.072mg Rice
Isoleucine 0.116mg 0.087mg Rice
Leucine 0.222mg 0.167mg Rice
Lysine 0.097mg 0.073mg Rice
Methionine 0.063mg 0.047mg Rice
Phenylalanine 0.144mg 0.108mg Rice
Valine 0.164mg 0.123mg Rice
Histidine 0.063mg 0.047mg Rice
Saturated Fat 0.077g 0.039g Glutinous rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.07g Rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.069g Rice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rice Glutinous rice
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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
5%
Rice
3%
Glutinous rice
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Rice
11%
Glutinous rice

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice
Rice contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rice
Rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rice
Rice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rice
Rice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.038g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0.05 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)

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. Rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169757/nutrients
  2. Glutinous rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169711/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.