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Sesame vs Arborio rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Sesame and Arborio rice?

  • Arborio rice has less Copper, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Selenium than Sesame.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 446% higher.
  • Sesame has 975 times more Calcium than Arborio rice. Sesame has 975mg of Calcium, while Arborio rice has 1mg.

We used Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Rice, white, short-grain, enriched, cooked types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +896.6%
Contains more Calcium +97400%
Contains more Potassium +1700%
Contains more Magnesium +4287.5%
Contains more Copper +5569.4%
Contains more Zinc +1837.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1806.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 1% 3% 6% 24% 11% 15% 0%
Contains more Iron +896.6%
Contains more Calcium +97400%
Contains more Potassium +1700%
Contains more Magnesium +4287.5%
Contains more Copper +5569.4%
Contains more Zinc +1837.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1806.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
Sesame
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1443.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1239%
Contains more Folate +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +694%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1443.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1239%
Contains more Folate +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +694%

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
50
Sesame
13
Arborio rice
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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
106%
Sesame
14%
Arborio rice
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
29%
Arborio rice
Fats
229%
Sesame
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.
Sesame Arborio rice
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Sesame Arborio 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 is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.906g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 69)
Which food is cheaper?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Arborio rice Opinion
Calories 573 130 Sesame
Protein 17.73 2.36 Sesame
Fats 49.67 0.19 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 28.73 Arborio rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 1.46 Sesame
Calcium 975 1 Sesame
Potassium 468 26 Sesame
Magnesium 351 8 Sesame
Sugar 0.3 Arborio rice
Fiber 11.8 Sesame
Copper 4.082 0.072 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 0.4 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 33 Sesame
Sodium 11 0 Arborio rice
Vitamin A 9 0 Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.164 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.016 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 1.493 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.397 Arborio rice
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.059 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Sesame
Folate 97 59 Sesame
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 0.051 Arborio rice
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 0.058 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 0.05 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.027 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.084 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 0.102 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 0.195 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 0.085 Sesame
Methionine 0.586 0.056 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 0.126 Sesame
Valine 0.99 0.144 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.056 Sesame
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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.