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Sunflower seed vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sunflower seed and Porridge different?

  • Sunflower seed is higher in Vitamin E , Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Selenium, Magnesium, Folate, and Vitamin B3, however Porridge is richer in Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin E from Sunflower seed is 234% higher.
  • Sunflower seed contains 103 times more Vitamin B6 than Porridge. While Sunflower seed contains 1.345mg of Vitamin B6, Porridge contains only 0.013mg.

Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, dried and Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt are the varieties 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 Iron +40.4%
Contains more Magnesium +6400%
Contains more Phosphorus +4300%
Contains more Potassium +3931.3%
Contains more Zinc +3746.2%
Contains more Copper +4400%
Contains more Calcium +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 197% 233% 283% 57% 2% 137% 600%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 141% 4% 7% 2% 1% 4% 14%
Contains more Iron +40.4%
Contains more Magnesium +6400%
Contains more Phosphorus +4300%
Contains more Potassium +3931.3%
Contains more Zinc +3746.2%
Contains more Copper +4400%
Contains more Calcium +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +175750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2590.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1502.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1491.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10246.2%
Contains more Folate +1791.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 704% 0% 5% 370% 82% 157% 68% 311% 171% 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% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +175750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2590.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1502.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1491.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10246.2%
Contains more Folate +1791.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Sunflower seed Porridge
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sunflower seed Porridge Opinion
Net carbs 11.4g 10.02g Sunflower seed
Protein 20.78g 1.44g Sunflower seed
Fats 51.46g 0.21g Sunflower seed
Carbs 20g 10.52g Sunflower seed
Calories 584kcal 50kcal Sunflower seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.62g 0.03g Porridge
Fiber 8.6g 0.5g Sunflower seed
Calcium 78mg 87mg Porridge
Iron 5.25mg 3.74mg Sunflower seed
Magnesium 325mg 5mg Sunflower seed
Phosphorus 660mg 15mg Sunflower seed
Potassium 645mg 16mg Sunflower seed
Sodium 9mg 6mg Porridge
Zinc 5mg 0.13mg Sunflower seed
Copper 1.8mg 0.04mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Sunflower seed
Vitamin E 35.17mg 0.02mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.4mg 0mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B1 1.48mg 0.055mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.355mg 0.025mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B3 8.335mg 0.52mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 1.13mg 0.071mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1.345mg 0.013mg Sunflower seed
Folate 227µg 12µg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Porridge
Tryptophan 0.348mg 0.02mg Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.928mg 0.045mg Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 1.139mg 0.063mg Sunflower seed
Leucine 1.659mg 0.11mg Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.937mg 0.037mg Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.494mg 0.027mg Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 1.169mg 0.078mg Sunflower seed
Valine 1.315mg 0.07mg Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.632mg 0.033mg Sunflower seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.455g 0.033g Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 18.528g 0.028g Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.137g 0.114g Sunflower seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sunflower seed Porridge
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
156
Sunflower seed
4
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
191
Sunflower seed
24
Porridge

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
125%
Sunflower seed
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
20%
Sunflower seed
11%
Porridge
Fats
238%
Sunflower seed
1%
Porridge

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.422g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Sunflower seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170562/nutrients
  2. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.