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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 Iron +25.2%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains more Copper +48.2%
Equal in Sodium - 5
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Contains more Iron +25.2%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
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% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
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 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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Khorasan wheat Millet
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 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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (5 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.