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Amaranth, cooked
Amaranth, cooked
Sorghum Porridge
Sorghum Porridge
 
Official USDA name:"Amaranth, uncooked"
USDA Record Number:"20001"
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Food Group:Cereal Grains and Pasta
Official USDA name:"Sorghum"
USDA Record Number:"20067"
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Food Group:Cereal Grains and Pasta

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Weight of foods: 
 

Nutrition Facts Comparison

Amaranth (raw) vs Sorghum

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
 

Amount Per Serving

 

Calories

371
Calories from Fat 59
 

% Daily Value*

 

Total Fat

7g
11%
 
Saturated Fat 1g7%
 
Trans Fat 0g
 

Cholesterol

0mg
0%
 

Sodium

4mg
0%
 

Total Carbohydrate

65g
22%
 
Dietary Fiber 7g27%
 
Sugars 2g
 

Protein

14g
 
Vitamin A0% · Vitamin C0%
 
Calcium16% · Iron42%
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
 

Amount Per Serving

 

Calories

339
Calories from Fat 28
 

% Daily Value*

 

Total Fat

3g
5%
 
Saturated Fat 0g2%
 
Trans Fat 0g
 

Cholesterol

0mg
0%
 

Sodium

6mg
0%
 

Total Carbohydrate

75g
25%
 
Dietary Fiber 6g25%
 
Sugars 0g
 

Protein

11g
 
Vitamin A0% · Vitamin C0%
 
Calcium3% · Iron24%
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Calories Compared

Amaranth (raw) vs Sorghum

Calories

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
kcal*kjoules*RDI%
 
Total Calories371 kcal1552 kJ19%
 
from Carbs265.6 kcal1111.13 kJ
 
from Fat58.8 kcal245.84 kJ
 
from Protein47.1 kcal196.87 kJ
 
from Alcohol0 kcal0 kJ
 
*The unit "kcal" or kilocalories are what most American's think of as 1 Calorie. Other countries use the unit kilojoule (kJ) to measure Food Energy. 1 kcal is equal to 4.184 kilojoules.

Calories

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
kcal*kjoules*RDI%
 
Total Calories339 kcal1418 kJ17%
 
from Carbs300.8 kcal1258.38 kJ
 
from Fat27.6 kcal115.57 kJ
 
from Protein10.3 kcal43.02 kJ
 
from Alcohol0 kcal0 kJ
 
*The unit "kcal" or kilocalories are what most American's think of as 1 Calorie. Other countries use the unit kilojoule (kJ) to measure Food Energy. 1 kcal is equal to 4.184 kilojoules.

Vitamin Comparison

Amaranth (raw) vs Sorghum

Vitamin Content

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Vitamin A 2 IU 0%
 
Vitamin B6 0.591 mg 30%
 
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0%
 
Vitamin B12, Added 0 mcg 0%
 
Vitamin C 4.2 mg 0%
 
Vitamin D 0 IU 0%
 
Vitamin D2 ~
 
Vitamin D3 ~
 
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 0 mcg 0%
 
Vitamin E (Alpha-tocopherol) 1.19 mg 6%
 
Vitamin E, Added ~
 
Vitamin K 0 mcg 0%
 
Thiamin 0.116 mg 8%
 
Riboflavin 0.2 mg 12%
 
Niacin 0.923 mg 5%
 
Pantothenic Acid 1.457 mg 15%
 
Folate 82 mcg 20%
 
Folate, Food 82 mcg 20%
 
Folate, DFE 82 mcg DFE 20%
 
Choline 69.8 mg ~
 
Betaine 67.6 mg ~
 
*Daily Value not established for starred items.
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Vitamin Content

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Vitamin A 0 IU 0%
 
Vitamin B6 ~
 
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0%
 
Vitamin B12, Added ~
 
Vitamin C 0 mg 0%
 
Vitamin D 0 IU 0%
 
Vitamin D2 ~
 
Vitamin D3 ~
 
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 0 mcg 0%
 
Vitamin E (Alpha-tocopherol) ~
 
Vitamin E, Added ~
 
Vitamin K ~
 
Thiamin 0.237 mg 16%
 
Riboflavin 0.142 mg 8%
 
Niacin 2.927 mg 15%
 
Pantothenic Acid ~
 
Folate ~
 
Folate, Food ~
 
Folate, DFE ~
 
Choline ~
 
Betaine ~
 
*Daily Value not established for starred items.
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Minerals Compared

Amaranth (raw) vs Sorghum

Mineral Content

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Calcium 159 mg 16%
 
Iron 7.61 mg 42%
 
Magnesium 248 mg 62%
 
Phosphorus 557 mg 56%
 
Potassium 508 mg 11%
 
Sodium 4 mg 0%
 
Zinc 2.87 mg 19%
 
Copper 0.525 mg 26%
 
Manganese 3.333 mg 167%
 
Selenium 18.7 mcg 27%
 
Fluoride ~
 
*Daily Value not established for starred items.
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Mineral Content

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Calcium 28 mg 3%
 
Iron 4.4 mg 24%
 
Magnesium ~
 
Phosphorus 287 mg 29%
 
Potassium 350 mg 7%
 
Sodium 6 mg 0%
 
Zinc ~
 
Copper ~
 
Manganese ~
 
Selenium ~
 
Fluoride ~
 
*Daily Value not established for starred items.
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Protein and Amino Acids Comparison

Amaranth (raw) vs Sorghum

Protein & Aminos

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%*
 
Protein13.56g27%
 

Essential Aminos

 
Histidine0.389 g56%
 
Isoleucine0.582 g42%
 
Leucine0.879 g32%
 
Lysine0.747 g36%
 
Methionine0.226 g
 
Phenylalanine0.542 g
 
Threonine0.558 g53%
 
Tryptophan0.181 g65%
 
Valine0.679 g37%
 

Non-essential Aminos

 
Arginine1.06 g
 
Alanine0.799 g
 
Aspartate1.261 g
 
Cystine0.191 g
 
Glutamate2.259 g
 
Glycine1.636 g
 
Hydroxyproline
 
Proline0.698 g
 
Serine1.148 g
 
Tyrosine0.329 g
 
Methionine + Cystine† 0.417 g 40
 
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine† 0.871 g 83
 
* Amino acid RDI's are based on the World Health Organization's recommended daily intake for an adult human weighing 70 kg (154.3 pounds). "Protein and amino acid requirements in human nutrition". WHO Press, page 150.

† The World Health Organization provides a single recommended daily intake for the combinations of Methionine and Cysteine and the combination of Phenylalanine and Tyrosine.

Arginine, Cystine and Tyrosine are required by infants and growing children and we have therefore included them in the list of essential amino acids. [Imura K, Okada A (1998). "Amino acid metabolism in pediatric patients"]

~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Protein & Aminos

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%*
 
Protein11.3g23%
 

Essential Aminos

 
Histidine0.246 g35%
 
Isoleucine0.433 g31%
 
Leucine1.491 g55%
 
Lysine0.229 g11%
 
Methionine0.169 g
 
Phenylalanine0.546 g
 
Threonine0.346 g33%
 
Tryptophan0.124 g44%
 
Valine0.561 g31%
 

Non-essential Aminos

 
Arginine0.355 g
 
Alanine1.033 g
 
Aspartate0.743 g
 
Cystine0.127 g
 
Glutamate2.439 g
 
Glycine0.346 g
 
Hydroxyproline
 
Proline0.852 g
 
Serine0.462 g
 
Tyrosine0.321 g
 
Methionine + Cystine† 0.296 g 28
 
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine† 0.867 g 83
 
* Amino acid RDI's are based on the World Health Organization's recommended daily intake for an adult human weighing 70 kg (154.3 pounds). "Protein and amino acid requirements in human nutrition". WHO Press, page 150.

† The World Health Organization provides a single recommended daily intake for the combinations of Methionine and Cysteine and the combination of Phenylalanine and Tyrosine.

Arginine, Cystine and Tyrosine are required by infants and growing children and we have therefore included them in the list of essential amino acids. [Imura K, Okada A (1998). "Amino acid metabolism in pediatric patients"]

~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Carbohydrates Compared

Amaranth (raw) vs Sorghum

Carbohydrates

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Total Carbohydrates65.25g22%
 
Dietary Fiber6.7g27%
 
Starch57.27g
 
Sugars1.69g
 
Sucrose1.4g
 
Glucose0.27g
 
Fructose0.01g
 
Lactose0g
 
Maltose0.01g
 
Galactose0g
 
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Carbohydrates

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Total Carbohydrates74.63g25%
 
Dietary Fiber6.3g25%
 
Starch~
 
Sugars~
 
Sucrose~
 
Glucose~
 
Fructose~
 
Lactose~
 
Maltose~
 
Galactose~
 
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Fatty Acids and Fat Comparison

Amaranth (raw) vs Sorghum

Fatty Acids & Fat

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Total Fat7.02g11%
 
Total Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.042g
 
Total Omega-6 Fatty Acids2.736g
 
Total Trans Fatty Acids~
 
Total Trans-monoenoic Fatty Acids~
 
Total Trans-polyenoic Fatty Acids~
 

Total Saturated Fats (Bad Fats)

1.459g7%
 
Arachidic Acid   [Eicosanoic Acid]0.052g
 
Behenic Acid   [Docosanoic Acid]0.018g
 
Butyric Acid   [Butanoic Acid]~
 
Capric Acid   [Decanoic Acid]0g
 
Caproic Acid   [Hexanoic Acid]~
 
Caprylic Acid   [Octanoic Acid]0g
 
Lauric Acid   [Dodecanoic Acid]0g
 
Lignoceric Acid   [Tetracosanoic Acid]~
 
Margaric Acid   [Heptadecanoic Acid]0g
 
Myristic Acid   [Tetradecanoic Acid]0.011g
 
Palmitic Acid   [Hexadecanoic Acid]1.154g
 
Pentadecanoic Acid   [Pentadecanoic Acid]0g
 
Stearic Acid   [Octadecanoic Acid]0.223g
 
Tridecanoic Acid   [Tridecanoic Acid]~
 

Total Monounsaturated Fat (Good Fats)

1.685g
 
16:1 c~
 
16:1 t~
 
18:1 c~
 
18:1 t~
 
18:1-11t (18:1t n-7)~
 
22:1 c~
 
22:1 t~
 
Erucic Acid   [Docosenoic Acid]~
 
Gadoleic Acid   [Eicosenoic Acid]0.014g
 
Heptadecenoic Acid   [Heptadecenoic Acid]0g
 
Myristoleic Acid   [Tetradecenoic Acid]0g
 
Nervonic Acid   [Cis-Tetracosenoic Acid]~
 
Oleic Acid   [Octadecenoic Acid]1.671g
 
Palmitoleic Acid   [Hexadecenoic Acid]0g
 
Pentadecenoic Acid   [Pentadecenoic Acid]0g
 

Total Polyunsaturated Fat (Good Fats)

2.778g
 
18:2 CLAs~
 
18:2 i~
 
18:2 n-6 c,c~
 
18:2 t not further defined~
 
18:2 t,t~
 
18:3i~
 
20:3 n-3~
 
20:3 n-6~
 
20:4 n-6~
 
21:5~
 
22:4~
 
Alpha-Linolenic Acid0.042g
 
Arachidonic Acid   [Eicosatetraenoic Acid]0g
 
Clupanodonic Acid   [Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA)]~
 
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)   [Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)]~
 
Eicosadienoic Acid   [Eicosadienoic Acid]0g
 
Eicosatrienoic Acid   [Eicosatrienoic Acid]0g
 
Gamma-Linolenic Acid   [Gamma-Linolenic Acid]0g
 
Linoleic Acid   [Octadecadienoic Acid]2.736g
 
Linolenic Acid   [Octadecatrienoic Acid]0.042g
 
Parinaric Acid   [Octadecatetraenoic Acid]~
 
Timnodonic Acid   [Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)]~
 
The common name for each fatty acid is shown with the systematic name in square parentheses.

~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Fatty Acids & Fat

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Total Fat3.3g5%
 
Total Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.065g
 
Total Omega-6 Fatty Acids1.305g
 
Total Trans Fatty Acids~
 
Total Trans-monoenoic Fatty Acids~
 
Total Trans-polyenoic Fatty Acids~
 

Total Saturated Fats (Bad Fats)

0.457g2%
 
Arachidic Acid   [Eicosanoic Acid]~
 
Behenic Acid   [Docosanoic Acid]~
 
Butyric Acid   [Butanoic Acid]~
 
Capric Acid   [Decanoic Acid]~
 
Caproic Acid   [Hexanoic Acid]~
 
Caprylic Acid   [Octanoic Acid]~
 
Lauric Acid   [Dodecanoic Acid]0.007g
 
Lignoceric Acid   [Tetracosanoic Acid]~
 
Margaric Acid   [Heptadecanoic Acid]~
 
Myristic Acid   [Tetradecanoic Acid]0.009g
 
Palmitic Acid   [Hexadecanoic Acid]0.407g
 
Pentadecanoic Acid   [Pentadecanoic Acid]~
 
Stearic Acid   [Octadecanoic Acid]0.035g
 
Tridecanoic Acid   [Tridecanoic Acid]~
 

Total Monounsaturated Fat (Good Fats)

0.993g
 
16:1 c~
 
16:1 t~
 
18:1 c~
 
18:1 t~
 
18:1-11t (18:1t n-7)~
 
22:1 c~
 
22:1 t~
 
Erucic Acid   [Docosenoic Acid]~
 
Gadoleic Acid   [Eicosenoic Acid]~
 
Heptadecenoic Acid   [Heptadecenoic Acid]~
 
Myristoleic Acid   [Tetradecenoic Acid]~
 
Nervonic Acid   [Cis-Tetracosenoic Acid]~
 
Oleic Acid   [Octadecenoic Acid]0.964g
 
Palmitoleic Acid   [Hexadecenoic Acid]0.029g
 
Pentadecenoic Acid   [Pentadecenoic Acid]~
 

Total Polyunsaturated Fat (Good Fats)

1.37g
 
18:2 CLAs~
 
18:2 i~
 
18:2 n-6 c,c~
 
18:2 t not further defined~
 
18:2 t,t~
 
18:3i~
 
20:3 n-3~
 
20:3 n-6~
 
20:4 n-6~
 
21:5~
 
22:4~
 
Alpha-Linolenic Acid~
 
Arachidonic Acid   [Eicosatetraenoic Acid]~
 
Clupanodonic Acid   [Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA)]~
 
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)   [Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)]~
 
Eicosadienoic Acid   [Eicosadienoic Acid]~
 
Eicosatrienoic Acid   [Eicosatrienoic Acid]~
 
Gamma-Linolenic Acid   [Gamma-Linolenic Acid]~
 
Linoleic Acid   [Octadecadienoic Acid]1.305g
 
Linolenic Acid   [Octadecatrienoic Acid]0.065g
 
Parinaric Acid   [Octadecatetraenoic Acid]~
 
Timnodonic Acid   [Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)]~
 
The common name for each fatty acid is shown with the systematic name in square parentheses.

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Caffeine, Alcohol, Phytosterols and Other Nutrients Compared

Amaranth (raw) vs Sorghum

Other Nutrients

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
Amount
 
Alcohol0g
 
Water11.29g
 
Ash2.88g
 
Caffeine~
 
Theobromine~
 
Cholesterol0mg
 
Phytosterols~
 
Campesterol~
 
Stigmasterol~
 
Beta-sitosterol~
 
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Other Nutrients

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
Amount
 
Alcohol~
 
Water9.2g
 
Ash1.57g
 
Caffeine~
 
Theobromine~
 
Cholesterol0mg
 
Phytosterols~
 
Campesterol~
 
Stigmasterol~
 
Beta-sitosterol~
 
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.
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