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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
Rice
8
:
Contains more Iron +757.1%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +40.8%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +437.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 3% 4% 9% 24% 14% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 1% 1% 4% 17% 12% 4% 1%
Contains more Iron +757.1%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +40.8%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +437.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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
:
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 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% 1% 0% 5% 3% 6% 13% 6% 0% 0% 1%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
16%
Rice
12%
Glutinous rice
Carbohydrates
28%
Rice
21%
Glutinous rice
Fats
1%
Rice
1%
Glutinous rice

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rice Glutinous rice
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 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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0.05 g)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Rice Glutinous rice Opinion
Calories 130 97 Rice
Protein 2.69 2.02 Rice
Fats 0.28 0.19 Rice
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 28.17 21.09 Rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.14 Rice
Calcium 10 2 Rice
Potassium 35 10 Rice
Magnesium 12 5 Rice
Sugars 0.05 0.05
Fiber 0.4 1 Glutinous rice
Copper 0.069 0.049 Rice
Zinc 0.49 0.41 Rice
Starch
Phosphorus 43 8 Rice
Sodium 1 5 Rice
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.04 0.04
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.163 0.02 Rice
Vitamin B2 0.013 0.013
Vitamin B3 1.476 0.29 Rice
Vitamin B5 0.39 0.215 Rice
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.026 Rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 58 1 Rice
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.077 0.039 Glutinous rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.07 Rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.069 Rice
Tryptophan 0.031 0.023 Rice
Threonine 0.096 0.072 Rice
Isoleucine 0.116 0.087 Rice
Leucine 0.222 0.167 Rice
Lysine 0.097 0.073 Rice
Methionine 0.063 0.047 Rice
Phenylalanine 0.144 0.108 Rice
Valine 0.164 0.123 Rice
Histidine 0.063 0.047 Rice
Fructose

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 of 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.