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Rice vs Arborio rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rice and Arborio rice different?

  • Rice is higher than Arborio rice in Manganese.

Rice, white, long-grain, regular, enriched, cooked and Rice, white, short-grain, enriched, cooked types were used in this article.

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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 Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Copper - 0.072
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 3% 4% 9% 24% 14% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 1% 3% 6% 24% 11% 15% 0%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Copper - 0.072

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
Rice
3
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.164
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.493
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.397
Equal in Folate - 59
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% 41% 3% 28% 24% 22% 0% 0% 44%
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% 0% 0% 41% 4% 28% 24% 14% 0% 0% 45%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.164
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.493
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.397
Equal in Folate - 59

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
13
Rice
13
Arborio rice
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rice
14
Arborio rice

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
16%
Rice
14%
Arborio rice
Carbohydrates
28%
Rice
29%
Arborio rice
Fats
1%
Rice
1%
Arborio rice

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.
Rice Arborio rice
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Rice Arborio rice
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rice
Rice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rice
Rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
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)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Rice Arborio rice Opinion
Calories 130 130
Protein 2.69 2.36 Rice
Fats 0.28 0.19 Rice
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 28.17 28.73 Arborio rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 1.46 Arborio rice
Calcium 10 1 Rice
Potassium 35 26 Rice
Magnesium 12 8 Rice
Sugar 0.05 Arborio rice
Fiber 0.4 Rice
Copper 0.069 0.072 Arborio rice
Zinc 0.49 0.4 Rice
Starch
Phosphorus 43 33 Rice
Sodium 1 0 Arborio rice
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.04 Rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.163 0.164 Arborio rice
Vitamin B2 0.013 0.016 Arborio rice
Vitamin B3 1.476 1.493 Arborio rice
Vitamin B5 0.39 0.397 Arborio rice
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.059 Rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Rice
Folate 58 59 Arborio rice
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.077 0.051 Arborio rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.058 Rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.05 Rice
Tryptophan 0.031 0.027 Rice
Threonine 0.096 0.084 Rice
Isoleucine 0.116 0.102 Rice
Leucine 0.222 0.195 Rice
Lysine 0.097 0.085 Rice
Methionine 0.063 0.056 Rice
Phenylalanine 0.144 0.126 Rice
Valine 0.164 0.144 Rice
Histidine 0.063 0.056 Rice
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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. Rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168878/nutrients
  2. Arborio rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168882/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.