English Muffin vs. Oatmeal

Nutrition comparison of English Muffin and Oatmeal


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

We compared the nutritional contents of english muffin versus oatmeal (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in english muffin and oatmeal:

  • Both english muffin and oatmeal are high in calcium, calories, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, iron and protein.
  • English muffin has more riboflavin, niacin and pantothenic acid.
  • Oatmeal is an excellent source of potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of english muffin and oatmeal is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: English Muffin (Muffins, English, wheat) and Oatmeal (Cereals, QUAKER, Instant Oatmeal Organic, Regular) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both english muffin and oatmeal are high in calories. Oatmeal has 65% more calories than english muffin - english muffin has 223 calories per 100 grams and oatmeal has 367 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, english muffin is heavier in carbs, lighter in fat and similar to oatmeal for protein. English muffin has a macronutrient ratio of 15:77:8 and for oatmeal, 17:69:15 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

English Muffin Oatmeal
Protein 15% 17%
Carbohydrates 77% 69%
Fat 8% 15%
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carbohydrates

Both english muffin and oatmeal are high in carbohydrates. Oatmeal has 50% more carbohydrates than english muffin - english muffin has 44.8g of total carbs per 100 grams and oatmeal has 67g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both english muffin and oatmeal are high in dietary fiber. Oatmeal has 113% more dietary fiber than english muffin - english muffin has 4.6g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and oatmeal has 9.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

English muffin and oatmeal contain similar amounts of sugar - english muffin has 1.6g of sugar per 100 grams and oatmeal has 1g of sugar.



Protein

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Both english muffin and oatmeal are high in protein. Oatmeal has 84% more protein than english muffin - english muffin has 8.7g of protein per 100 grams and oatmeal has 16g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

English muffin and oatmeal contain similar amounts of saturated fat - english muffin has 0.29g of saturated fat per 100 grams and oatmeal has 1.1g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

English muffin and oatmeal contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - english muffin has 0.3ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and oatmeal does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

English muffin and oatmeal contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - english muffin has 0.45mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and oatmeal has 0.47mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

English muffin and oatmeal contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - english muffin has 0.8ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and oatmeal does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

English muffin has more riboflavin, niacin and pantothenic acid. Both english muffin and oatmeal contain significant amounts of thiamin, Vitamin B6 and folate.

English Muffin Oatmeal
Thiamin 0.431 MG 0.73 MG
Riboflavin 0.292 MG 0.14 MG
Niacin 3.356 MG 0.78 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.444 MG ~
Vitamin B6 0.087 MG 0.12 MG
Folate 64 UG 32 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both english muffin and oatmeal are high in calcium. English muffin has 242% more calcium than oatmeal - english muffin has 178mg of calcium per 100 grams and oatmeal has 52mg of calcium.

iron

Both english muffin and oatmeal are high in iron. Oatmeal has 46% more iron than english muffin - english muffin has 2.9mg of iron per 100 grams and oatmeal has 4.2mg of iron.

potassium

Oatmeal is an excellent source of potassium and it has 88% more potassium than english muffin - english muffin has 186mg of potassium per 100 grams and oatmeal has 350mg of potassium.




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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: English Muffin (Muffins, English, wheat) and Oatmeal (Cereals, QUAKER, Instant Oatmeal Organic, Regular) .

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