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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 Folate, Iron, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6 in Rice is higher than in Glutinous rice.
  • Rice covers your daily Folate needs 14% more than Glutinous rice.
  • Glutinous rice has 9 times less Iron than Rice. Rice has 1.2mg of Iron, while Glutinous rice has 0.14mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rice, white, long-grain, regular, enriched, cooked 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +757.1%
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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 45% 9% 19% 4% 1% 14% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 6% 4% 4% 1% 1% 12% 17%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +757.1%
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%

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +715%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +409%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.7%
Contains more Folate +5700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.013
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 0% 41% 3% 28% 24% 22% 44% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 0% 5% 3% 6% 13% 6% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +715%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +409%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.7%
Contains more Folate +5700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.013

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.05g 0.05g
Fiber 0.4g 1g Glutinous rice
Calcium 10mg 2mg Rice
Iron 1.2mg 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
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.163mg 0.02mg Rice
Vitamin B2 0.013mg 0.013mg
Vitamin B3 1.476mg 0.29mg Rice
Vitamin B5 0.39mg 0.215mg Rice
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.026mg Rice
Folate 58µg 1µg Rice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
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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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

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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
3
Glutinous rice
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rice
5
Glutinous 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
12%
Glutinous rice
Carbohydrates
28%
Rice
21%
Glutinous rice
Fats
1%
Rice
1%
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

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. 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.