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Seed vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seed and Amaranth grain different?

  • Seed is higher than Amaranth grain in Fiber, Phosphorus, Selenium, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Seed covers your daily need of Fiber 129% more than Amaranth grain.
  • Seed contains 41 times more Vitamin B1 than Amaranth grain. Seed contains 0.62mg of Vitamin B1, while Amaranth grain contains 0.015mg.

Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Amaranth grain, 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 +1242.6%
Contains more Iron +267.6%
Contains more Magnesium +415.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains more Potassium +201.5%
Contains more Zinc +432.6%
Contains more Copper +520.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50%
Contains more Calcium +1242.6%
Contains more Iron +267.6%
Contains more Magnesium +415.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains more Potassium +201.5%
Contains more Zinc +432.6%
Contains more Copper +520.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%

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
Seed
8
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Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +672.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3657.4%
Contains more Folate +122.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +672.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3657.4%
Contains more Folate +122.7%

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.
Seed Amaranth grain
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Amaranth grain Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 16.59g Amaranth grain
Protein 16.54g 3.8g Seed
Fats 30.74g 1.58g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 18.69g Seed
Calories 486kcal 102kcal Seed
Starch g 16.23g Amaranth grain
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 34.4g 2.1g Seed
Calcium 631mg 47mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 2.1mg Seed
Magnesium 335mg 65mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 148mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 135mg Seed
Sodium 16mg 6mg Amaranth grain
Zinc 4.58mg 0.86mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.149mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU IU Seed
Vitamin E 0.5mg 0.19mg Seed
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 1.6mg mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.015mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.022mg Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 0.235mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 0.113mg Amaranth grain
Folate 49µg 22µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Seed
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.436mg mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg mg Amaranth grain
Trans Fat 0.14g g Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 3.33g g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seed Amaranth grain
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
35
Seed
5
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
36
Amaranth grain

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
99%
Seed
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
142%
Seed
7%
Amaranth grain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 82)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.33g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/nutrients
  2. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/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.