Skim Milk vs. Yellow Corn

Nutrition comparison of Skim Milk and Cooked Yellow Corn


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

We compared the nutritional contents of skim milk versus cooked yellow corn (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in skim milk and yellow corn:

  • Skim milk has 3.2 times less carbohydrates than yellow corn.
  • Skim milk has 65% less calories than yellow corn.
  • Skim milk has more riboflavin and Vitamin B12, however, yellow corn contains more niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Skim milk is an excellent source of calcium.
  • Yellow corn is a great source of dietary fiber and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of skim milk and yellow corn 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: Skim Milk (Milk, nonfat, fluid, with added vitamin A and vitamin D (fat free or skim)) and Yellow Corn (Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Skim milk has 65% less calories than yellow corn - yellow corn has 96 calories per 100 grams and skim milk has 34 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, skim milk is much heavier in protein, lighter in carbs and lighter in fat compared to yellow corn per calorie. Skim milk has a macronutrient ratio of 40:58:2 and for yellow corn, 12:76:12 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Skim Milk Yellow Corn
Protein 40% 12%
Carbohydrates 58% 76%
Fat 2% 12%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Skim milk has 3.2 times less carbohydrates than yellow corn - yellow corn has 21g of total carbs per 100 grams and skim milk has 5g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Yellow corn is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than skim milk - yellow corn has 2.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and skim milk does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Yellow corn and skim milk contain similar amounts of sugar - yellow corn has 4.5g of sugar per 100 grams and skim milk has 5.1g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Yellow corn and skim milk contain similar amounts of protein - yellow corn has 3.4g of protein per 100 grams and skim milk has 3.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both yellow corn and skim milk are low in saturated fat - yellow corn has 0.2g of saturated fat per 100 grams and skim milk has 0.06g of saturated fat.

cholesterol

Both skim milk and yellow corn are low in cholesterol - skim milk has 2mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and yellow corn does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Yellow corn has more Vitamin C than skim milk - yellow corn has 5.5mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and skim milk does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Skim milk has 369% more Vitamin A than yellow corn - yellow corn has 13ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and skim milk has 61ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Skim milk has more Vitamin D than yellow corn - skim milk has 47iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and yellow corn does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Yellow corn and skim milk contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - yellow corn has 0.09mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and skim milk has 0.01mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Yellow corn and skim milk contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - yellow corn has 0.4ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and skim milk does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Skim milk has more riboflavin and Vitamin B12, however, yellow corn contains more niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate. Both skim milk and yellow corn contain significant amounts of thiamin.

Skim Milk Yellow Corn
Thiamin 0.045 MG 0.093 MG
Riboflavin 0.182 MG 0.057 MG
Niacin 0.094 MG 1.683 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.357 MG 0.792 MG
Vitamin B6 0.037 MG 0.139 MG
Folate 5 UG 23 UG
Vitamin B12 0.5 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Skim milk is an excellent source of calcium and it has 39 times more calcium than yellow corn - yellow corn has 3mg of calcium per 100 grams and skim milk has 122mg of calcium.

iron

Yellow corn has 14 times more iron than skim milk - yellow corn has 0.45mg of iron per 100 grams and skim milk has 0.03mg of iron.

potassium

Yellow corn is a great source of potassium and it has 40% more potassium than skim milk - yellow corn has 218mg of potassium per 100 grams and skim milk has 156mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, yellow corn has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than skim milk per 100 grams.

Skim Milk Yellow Corn
alpha linoleic acid 0.001 G 0.018 G
Total 0.001 G 0.018 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, yellow corn has more linoleic acid than skim milk per 100 grams.

Skim Milk Yellow Corn
linoleic acid 0.002 G 0.586 G
Total 0.002 G 0.586 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: Skim Milk (Milk, nonfat, fluid, with added vitamin A and vitamin D (fat free or skim)) and Yellow Corn (Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt) .

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