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Amaranth grain vs Kidney bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sugars (difference - 2.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.12g)

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 Kidney bean
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Kidney bean
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
30
Kidney bean
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
91
Kidney bean

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 less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +290.5%
Contains more Calcium +204.3%
Contains more Potassium +941.5%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Copper +543%
Contains more Zinc +224.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +290.5%
Contains more Calcium +204.3%
Contains more Potassium +941.5%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Copper +543%
Contains more Zinc +224.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +895.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +776.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +895.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +776.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.3%

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
141%
Kidney bean
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
60%
Kidney bean
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
4%
Kidney bean

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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 Kidney bean Opinion
Calories 102 333 Kidney bean
Protein 3.8 23.58 Kidney bean
Fats 1.58 0.83 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 4.5 Kidney bean
Carbs 18.69 60.01 Kidney bean
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Kidney bean
Iron 2.1 8.2 Kidney bean
Calcium 47 143 Kidney bean
Potassium 135 1406 Kidney bean
Magnesium 65 140 Kidney bean
Sugars 2.23 Kidney bean
Fiber 2.1 24.9 Kidney bean
Copper 0.149 0.958 Kidney bean
Zinc 0.86 2.79 Kidney bean
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 407 Kidney bean
Sodium 6 24 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 0 Kidney bean
Vitamin E 0.19 0.22 Kidney bean
Vitamin D 0 Kidney bean
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.529 Kidney bean
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.219 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 0.235 2.06 Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78 Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.397 Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0 Kidney bean
Vitamin K 19 Kidney bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 Kidney bean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.12 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 Kidney bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 Kidney bean
Tryptophan 0.279 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 Kidney bean
Valine 1.233 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 Kidney bean
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
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