Bean Sprouts vs. Cornmeal

Nutrition comparison of Bean Sprouts and Cornmeal


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of bean sprouts versus cornmeal (100g each) below using 2019 USDA and NIH data[1].

You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Cornmeal is high in calories and bean sprout has less calories than cornmeal - cornmeal has 384kcal of calories per 100 grams and bean sprout has 30kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Cornmeal is a excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than bean sprout - cornmeal has 9.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and bean sprout has 1.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Cornmeal and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of sugar - cornmeal has 1.6g of sugar per 100 grams and bean sprout has 4.1g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Cornmeal is a great source of protein and it has more protein than bean sprout - cornmeal has 9.9g of protein per 100 grams and bean sprout has 3g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Cornmeal and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of saturated fat - cornmeal has 1g of saturated fat per 100 grams and bean sprout has 0.05g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Bean sprout is a great source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than cornmeal - bean sprout has 13.2mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and cornmeal does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Bean sprouts and cornmeal contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - bean sprout has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and cornmeal does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Cornmeal and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - cornmeal has 0.37mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and bean sprout has 0.1mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

Cornmeal has more thiamin, niacin and vitamin b6. Both bean sprouts and cornmeal contain significant amounts of riboflavin, pantothenic acid and folate.

Bean Sprouts Cornmeal
Thiamin 0.084 MG 0.3 MG
Riboflavin 0.124 MG 0.093 MG
Niacin 0.749 MG 2.47 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.38 MG 0.595 MG
Vitamin B6 0.088 MG 0.59 MG
Folate 61 UG 34 UG

Minerals

calcium

Cornmeal and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of calcium - cornmeal has 6mg of calcium per 100 grams and bean sprout has 13mg of calcium.

iron

Cornmeal is a great source of iron and it has more iron than bean sprout - cornmeal has 3mg of iron per 100 grams and bean sprout has 0.91mg of iron.

potassium

Cornmeal is a excellent source of potassium and it has more potassium than bean sprout - cornmeal has 322mg of potassium per 100 grams and bean sprout has 149mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, cornmeal has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than bean sprout per 100 grams.

Bean Sprouts Cornmeal
alpha linoleic acid 0.016 G 0.06 G
Total 0.016 G 0.06 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, cornmeal has more linoleic acid than bean sprout per 100 grams.

Bean Sprouts Cornmeal
linoleic acid 0.042 G 2.292 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.033 G
Total 0.042 G 2.325 G

Customize your serving size


The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Bean Sprouts (Mung beans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw) and Cornmeal (Cornmeal, yellow (Navajo)) .

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