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Amaranth grain vs Lupin Bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lupin Bean
Lupin 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 Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.156g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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 Lupin Bean
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Lupin 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
25
Lupin Bean
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
93
Lupin 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 -60%
Contains more Iron +107.6%
Contains more Calcium +274.5%
Contains more Potassium +650.4%
Contains more Magnesium +204.6%
Contains more Copper +585.9%
Contains more Zinc +452.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +107.6%
Contains more Calcium +274.5%
Contains more Potassium +650.4%
Contains more Magnesium +204.6%
Contains more Copper +585.9%
Contains more Zinc +452.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.3%

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 B1 +4166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +831.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +831.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.9%

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
217%
Lupin Bean
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
40%
Lupin Bean
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
45%
Lupin 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 Lupin Bean Opinion
Calories 102 371 Lupin Bean
Protein 3.8 36.17 Lupin Bean
Fats 1.58 9.74 Lupin Bean
Vitamin C 4.8 Lupin Bean
Carbs 18.69 40.37 Lupin Bean
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Lupin Bean
Iron 2.1 4.36 Lupin Bean
Calcium 47 176 Lupin Bean
Potassium 135 1013 Lupin Bean
Magnesium 65 198 Lupin Bean
Sugars
Fiber 2.1 18.9 Lupin Bean
Copper 0.149 1.022 Lupin Bean
Zinc 0.86 4.75 Lupin Bean
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 440 Lupin Bean
Sodium 6 15 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 0 Lupin Bean
Vitamin E 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.64 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.22 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B3 0.235 2.19 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B5 0.75 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.357 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B12 0 Lupin Bean
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Lupin Bean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 1.156 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 3.94 Lupin Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 2.439 Lupin Bean
Tryptophan 0.289 Lupin Bean
Threonine 1.331 Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.615 Lupin Bean
Leucine 2.743 Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.933 Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.255 Lupin Bean
Phenylalanine 1.435 Lupin Bean
Valine 1.51 Lupin Bean
Histidine 1.03 Lupin Bean
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