Wheat vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Wheat and Cereal
- Wheat is richer in Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Copper, yet Cereal is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Cereal is 489% higher.
- Wheat contains 14 times more Selenium than Cereal. Wheat contains 89.4µg of Selenium, while Cereal contains 6.3µg.
Food types used in this article are Wheat, durum and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands).
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|