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Khorasan wheat vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Khorasan wheat and Millet different?

  • Khorasan wheat is higher in Selenium, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B3, and Iron, however Millet is richer in Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Khorasan wheat is 143% higher.
  • Khorasan wheat contains 2 times more Zinc than Millet. While Khorasan wheat contains 3.68mg of Zinc, Millet contains only 1.68mg.

Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked and Millet, raw 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 Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +25.2%
Contains more Magnesium +14%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Copper +48.2%
Equal in Sodium - 5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 113% 82% 123% 18% 1% 46% 250%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +25.2%
Contains more Magnesium +14%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Copper +48.2%
Equal in Sodium - 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
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5
Millet
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 5%
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 +1120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Khorasan wheat Millet Opinion
Net carbs 59.48g 64.35g Millet
Protein 14.54g 11.02g Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.13g 4.22g Millet
Carbs 70.58g 72.85g Millet
Calories 337kcal 378kcal Millet
Starch 52.41g g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11g g Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84g g Millet
Fiber 11.1g 8.5g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 22mg 8mg Khorasan wheat
Iron 3.77mg 3.01mg Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 130mg 114mg Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 364mg 285mg Khorasan wheat
Potassium 403mg 195mg Khorasan wheat
Sodium 5mg 5mg
Zinc 3.68mg 1.68mg Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.506mg 0.75mg Millet
Vitamin A 10IU 0IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61mg 0.05mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D IU 0IU Millet
Vitamin D µg 0µg Millet
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.566mg 0.421mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.184mg 0.29mg Millet
Vitamin B3 6.375mg 4.72mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949mg 0.848mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259mg 0.384mg Millet
Folate µg 85µg Millet
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Millet
Vitamin K 1.8µg 0.9µg Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.13mg 0.119mg Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.442mg 0.353mg Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.566mg 0.465mg Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112mg 1.4mg Millet
Lysine 0.416mg 0.212mg Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.251mg 0.221mg Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.772mg 0.58mg Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687mg 0.578mg Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379mg 0.236mg Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.005g g Millet
Saturated Fat 0.196g 0.723g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213g 0.773g Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621g 2.134g Millet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Khorasan wheat 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
36
Khorasan wheat
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
88
Khorasan wheat
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
87%
Khorasan wheat
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
73%
Millet
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
19%
Millet

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.527g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (5 mg)
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. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.