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Amaranth grain vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Baked beans
Baked beans is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 416mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.948g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Amaranth grain Baked beans
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Baked beans
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
3
Amaranth grain
5
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
30
Baked beans

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Magnesium +51.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Calcium +29.8%
Contains more Potassium +165.2%
Equal in Iron - 1.99
Equal in Copper - 0.159
Contains more Magnesium +51.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Calcium +29.8%
Contains more Potassium +165.2%
Equal in Iron - 1.99
Equal in Copper - 0.159

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +806.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +806.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.6%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
23%
Amaranth grain
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
22%
Baked beans
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
24%
Baked beans

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Amaranth grain Baked beans Opinion
Calories 102 155 Baked beans
Protein 3.8 5.54 Baked beans
Fats 1.58 5.15 Baked beans
Vitamin C 1.1 Baked beans
Carbs 18.69 21.63 Baked beans
Cholesterol 5 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Baked beans
Iron 2.1 1.99 Amaranth grain
Calcium 47 61 Baked beans
Potassium 135 358 Baked beans
Magnesium 65 43 Amaranth grain
Sugars
Fiber 2.1 5.5 Baked beans
Copper 0.149 0.159 Baked beans
Zinc 0.86 0.73 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 109 Amaranth grain
Sodium 6 422 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 0 Baked beans
Vitamin E 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Baked beans
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.136 Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.049 Baked beans
Vitamin B3 0.235 0.408 Baked beans
Vitamin B5 0.155 Baked beans
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.09 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0 Baked beans
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Baked beans
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 1.948 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133 Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74 Baked beans
Tryptophan 0.067 Baked beans
Threonine 0.228 Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242 Baked beans
Leucine 0.428 Baked beans
Lysine 0.379 Baked beans
Methionine 0.086 Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.287 Baked beans
Valine 0.282 Baked beans
Histidine 0.153 Baked beans
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.