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Seed vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Seed and Millet?

  • Seed is richer than Millet in Fiber, Selenium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Seed's daily need coverage for Fiber is 104% more.
  • Seed has 79 times more Calcium than Millet. While Seed has 631mg of Calcium, Millet has only 8mg.

We used Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Millet, raw types 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
Seed
7
:
1
Millet
Contains more Calcium +7787.5%
Contains more Iron +156.5%
Contains more Magnesium +193.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +201.8%
Contains more Potassium +108.7%
Contains more Zinc +172.6%
Contains more Copper +23.2%
Contains less Sodium -68.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 113% 82% 123% 18% 1% 46% 250%
Contains more Calcium +7787.5%
Contains more Iron +156.5%
Contains more Magnesium +193.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +201.8%
Contains more Potassium +108.7%
Contains more Zinc +172.6%
Contains more Copper +23.2%
Contains less Sodium -68.8%

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
Seed
5
:
6
Millet
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.6%
Contains more Folate +73.5%
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% 1% 0% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 64% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.6%
Contains more Folate +73.5%

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 Millet
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Millet Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 64.35g Millet
Protein 16.54g 11.02g Seed
Fats 30.74g 4.22g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 72.85g Millet
Calories 486kcal 378kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 34.4g 8.5g Seed
Calcium 631mg 8mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 3.01mg Seed
Magnesium 335mg 114mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 285mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 195mg Seed
Sodium 16mg 5mg Millet
Zinc 4.58mg 1.68mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.75mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 0IU Seed
Vitamin E 0.5mg 0.05mg Seed
Vitamin D IU 0IU Millet
Vitamin D µg 0µg Millet
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.421mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.29mg Millet
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 4.72mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg 0.848mg Millet
Vitamin B6 mg 0.384mg Millet
Folate 49µg 85µg Millet
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.9µg Millet
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.119mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.353mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.465mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg 1.4mg Millet
Lysine 0.97mg 0.212mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg 0.221mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.58mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 0.578mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg 0.236mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g g Millet
Saturated Fat 3.33g 0.723g Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 0.773g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 2.134g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed Millet
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
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
79
Millet

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
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
73%
Millet
Fats
142%
Seed
19%
Millet

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Millet
Millet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.607g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.