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Wild rice vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Wild rice and Cornmeal

  • Wild rice has more Manganese, Copper, Zinc, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however Cornmeal is richer in Vitamin B1, Iron, and Folate.
  • Wild rice covers your daily Manganese needs 50% more than Cornmeal.
  • Cornmeal has 9 times less Zinc than Wild rice. Wild rice has 5.96mg of Zinc, while Cornmeal has 0.66mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Wild rice, raw and Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow.

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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
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Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +200.7%
Contains more Magnesium +453.1%
Contains more Copper +589.5%
Contains more Zinc +803%
Contains more Phosphorus +337.4%
Contains more Iron +122.4%
Equal in Sodium - 7
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 74% 7% 38% 127% 175% 163% 186% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +200.7%
Contains more Magnesium +453.1%
Contains more Copper +589.5%
Contains more Zinc +803%
Contains more Phosphorus +337.4%
Contains more Iron +122.4%
Equal in Sodium - 7

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 E +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +347.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1026.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +379.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Folate +120%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 17% 0% 29% 61% 127% 65% 91% 0% 5% 72%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 13% 3% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 0% 0% 157%
Contains more Vitamin E +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +347.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1026.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +379.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Folate +120%

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
39
Wild rice
46
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
96
Wild rice
36
Cornmeal

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
88%
Wild rice
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
75%
Wild rice
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
5%
Wild rice
8%
Cornmeal

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.
Wild rice Cornmeal
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Wild rice Cornmeal
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 Saturated Fat?
Wild rice
Wild rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wild rice
Wild rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Wild rice
Wild rice is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wild rice
Wild rice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.89g)
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 (7 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 Wild rice Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 357 370 Cornmeal
Protein 14.73 7.11 Wild rice
Fats 1.08 1.75 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 74.9 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.96 4.36 Cornmeal
Calcium 21 3 Wild rice
Potassium 427 142 Wild rice
Magnesium 177 32 Wild rice
Sugar 2.5 1.61 Cornmeal
Fiber 6.2 3.9 Wild rice
Copper 0.524 0.076 Wild rice
Zinc 5.96 0.66 Wild rice
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 433 99 Wild rice
Sodium 7 7
Vitamin A 19 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.82 0.12 Wild rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.262 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 6.733 4.968 Wild rice
Vitamin B5 1.074 0.24 Wild rice
Vitamin B6 0.391 0.182 Wild rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 0 Wild rice
Folate 95 209 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Wild rice
Saturated Fat 0.156 0.22 Wild rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.159 0.39 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.676 0.828 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.179 0.038 Wild rice
Threonine 0.469 0.172 Wild rice
Isoleucine 0.618 0.242 Wild rice
Leucine 1.018 1.006 Wild rice
Lysine 0.629 0.105 Wild rice
Methionine 0.438 0.162 Wild rice
Phenylalanine 0.721 0.366 Wild rice
Valine 0.858 0.337 Wild rice
Histidine 0.384 0.172 Wild rice
Fructose 0.17 Cornmeal

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. Wild rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169726/nutrients
  2. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/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.