Tortilla vs. Oatmeal

Nutrition comparison of Tortilla and Oatmeal


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

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

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

  • Both oatmeal and tortilla are high in calcium, calories, carbohydrates and dietary fiber.
  • Oatmeal has more thiamin, riboflavin and folate, however, tortilla contains more pantothenic acid.
  • Oatmeal is an excellent source of iron, potassium and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of tortilla 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: Tortilla (Tortillas, ready-to-bake or -fry, corn) 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 oatmeal and tortilla are high in calories. Oatmeal has 68% more calories than tortilla - oatmeal has 367 calories per 100 grams and tortilla has 218 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, tortilla is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and lighter in fat compared to oatmeal per calorie. Tortilla has a macronutrient ratio of 10:79:11 and for oatmeal, 17:69:15 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Tortilla Oatmeal
Protein 10% 17%
Carbohydrates 79% 69%
Fat 11% 15%
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carbohydrates

Both oatmeal and tortilla are high in carbohydrates. Oatmeal has 50% more carbohydrates than tortilla - oatmeal has 67g of total carbs per 100 grams and tortilla has 44.6g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both oatmeal and tortilla are high in dietary fiber. Oatmeal has 56% more dietary fiber than tortilla - oatmeal has 9.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and tortilla has 6.3g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Oatmeal and tortilla contain similar amounts of sugar - oatmeal has 1g of sugar per 100 grams and tortilla has 0.88g of sugar.



Protein

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Oatmeal is an excellent source of protein and it has 181% more protein than tortilla - oatmeal has 16g of protein per 100 grams and tortilla has 5.7g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Oatmeal and tortilla contain similar amounts of saturated fat - oatmeal has 1.1g of saturated fat per 100 grams and tortilla has 0.45g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

Tortilla and oatmeal contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - tortilla has 0.6ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and oatmeal does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Oatmeal and tortilla contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - oatmeal has 0.47mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and tortilla has 0.28mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

Oatmeal has more thiamin, riboflavin and folate, however, tortilla contains more pantothenic acid. Both tortilla and oatmeal contain significant amounts of niacin and Vitamin B6.

Tortilla Oatmeal
Thiamin 0.094 MG 0.73 MG
Riboflavin 0.065 MG 0.14 MG
Niacin 1.498 MG 0.78 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.109 MG ~
Vitamin B6 0.219 MG 0.12 MG
Folate 5 UG 32 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both oatmeal and tortilla are high in calcium. Tortilla has 56% more calcium than oatmeal - oatmeal has 52mg of calcium per 100 grams and tortilla has 81mg of calcium.

iron

Oatmeal is an excellent source of iron and it has 241% more iron than tortilla - oatmeal has 4.2mg of iron per 100 grams and tortilla has 1.2mg of iron.

potassium

Oatmeal is an excellent source of potassium and it has 88% more potassium than tortilla - oatmeal has 350mg of potassium per 100 grams and tortilla has 186mg 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: Tortilla (Tortillas, ready-to-bake or -fry, corn) and Oatmeal (Cereals, QUAKER, Instant Oatmeal Organic, Regular) .

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