Strawberries vs. Yellow Corn

Nutrition comparison of Strawberries 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 strawberries versus cooked yellow corn (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

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

  • Strawberry has 63% less carbohydrates than yellow corn.
  • Strawberry has 67% less calories than yellow corn.
  • Strawberry is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
  • Yellow corn has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.
  • Yellow corn is a great source of potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of strawberries 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: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) 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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Strawberry has 67% less calories than yellow corn - strawberry has 32 calories per 100 grams and yellow corn has 96 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, strawberries is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and lighter in fat compared to yellow corn per calorie. Strawberries has a macronutrient ratio of 7:85:8 and for yellow corn, 12:76:12 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Strawberries Yellow Corn
Protein 7% 12%
Carbohydrates 85% 76%
Fat 8% 12%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Strawberry has 63% less carbohydrates than yellow corn - strawberry has 7.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and yellow corn has 21g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Strawberries and yellow corn contain similar amounts of dietary fiber - strawberry has 2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and yellow corn has 2.4g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Strawberries and yellow corn contain similar amounts of sugar - strawberry has 4.9g of sugar per 100 grams and yellow corn has 4.5g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Yellow corn has 409% more protein than strawberry - strawberry has 0.67g of protein per 100 grams and yellow corn has 3.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both strawberries and yellow corn are low in saturated fat - strawberry has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and yellow corn has 0.2g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Strawberry is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has 969% more Vitamin C than yellow corn - strawberry has 58.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and yellow corn has 5.5mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Strawberries and yellow corn contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - strawberry has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and yellow corn has 13ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Strawberries and yellow corn contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - strawberry has 0.29mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and yellow corn has 0.09mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Strawberries and yellow corn contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - strawberry has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and yellow corn has 0.4ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Yellow corn has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6. Both strawberries and yellow corn contain significant amounts of folate.

Strawberries Yellow Corn
Thiamin 0.024 MG 0.093 MG
Riboflavin 0.022 MG 0.057 MG
Niacin 0.386 MG 1.683 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.125 MG 0.792 MG
Vitamin B6 0.047 MG 0.139 MG
Folate 24 UG 23 UG

Minerals

calcium

Strawberry has 433% more calcium than yellow corn - strawberry has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and yellow corn has 3mg of calcium.

iron

Strawberries and yellow corn contain similar amounts of iron - strawberry has 0.41mg of iron per 100 grams and yellow corn has 0.45mg of iron.

potassium

Yellow corn is a great source of potassium and it has 42% more potassium than strawberry - strawberry has 153mg of potassium per 100 grams and yellow corn has 218mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Strawberries Yellow Corn
beta-carotene 7 UG 66 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 26 UG 906 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 23 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Strawberries Yellow Corn
alpha linoleic acid 0.065 G 0.018 G
Total 0.065 G 0.018 G

omega 6s

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

Strawberries Yellow Corn
linoleic acid 0.09 G 0.586 G
Total 0.09 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: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) and Yellow Corn (Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt) .

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