Sesame Seeds vs Amaranth: All Nutritional Differences
Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?
Fact 1: There is More Calories in Sesame
At first glance, you can see that in sesame is more calories than in amaranth.
Sesame has 573 kcal per 100g and amaranth 409 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 40%.
In sesame and in amaranth most calories came from fat.
See tables below to compare sesame with amaranth in details.
Fact 2: Sesame And Amaranth Nutrition Difference
Amaranth vs Sesame: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison
|per 100g||Sesame seeds||Amaranth|
|Carbohydrates||23.45 g||67 g|
|Fat||49.67 g||8 g|
|Dietary fiber||11.8 g||6.7 g|
|Protein||17.73 g||17 g|
|Calcium||975 mg||159 mg|
|Iron||14.55 mg||7.6 mg|
|Magnessium||351 mg||248 mg|
|Phosphorus||629 mg||557 mg|
|Potassium||468 mg||508 mg|
|Sodium||11 mg||0.01 mg|
|Zink||7.75 mg||2.9 mg|
|Vitaminium B6||0.79 mg||0.6 mg|
More protein in sesame
It is aslo easy to see see that in sesame is more protein than in amaranth.
There is 17g per 100g of amaranth and 17.73g per 100g of sesame so using simple math we can see that difference is about 4%.
Less carbohydrates in sesame
In sesame is less carbohydrates than in amaranth.
There is 67g/100g of carbohydrates in amaranth and 23.45g/100g in sesame so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 186%.
More fat in sesame
In sesame is more fats than in amaranth.
The tables above show us that there is 8g/100g of fats in amaranth and 49.67g/100g in sesame. In this case difference is about 521%.
- Carbohydrates23.45 g
- Fat49.67 g
- Dietary fiber11.8 g
- Protein17.73 g
100g | ounce | handfull | tablespoon | cup | half cup
- 15% CARBS.
- 12% PROTEIN
- 73% FAT
Vitamins: amaranth vs sesame
Minerals: sesame vs amaranth
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