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Bean vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bean
Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Bean Cornmeal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bean Cornmeal
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
29
Bean
36
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
84
Bean
21
Cornmeal

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
Bean
7
:
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +3666.7%
Contains more Potassium +881%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +1075%
Contains more Zinc +245.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.2%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +3666.7%
Contains more Potassium +881%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +1075%
Contains more Zinc +245.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.2%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%

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
Bean
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.2%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.2%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
129%
Bean
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
63%
Bean
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
6%
Bean
8%
Cornmeal

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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 Bean Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 347 370 Cornmeal
Protein 21.42 7.11 Bean
Fats 1.23 1.75 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 6.3 0 Bean
Carbs 62.55 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.07 4.36 Bean
Calcium 113 3 Bean
Potassium 1393 142 Bean
Magnesium 176 32 Bean
Sugars 2.11 1.61 Bean
Fiber 15.5 3.9 Bean
Copper 0.893 0.076 Bean
Zinc 2.28 0.66 Bean
Starch 34.17 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 411 99 Bean
Sodium 12 7 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 0 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.21 0.12 Bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.713 0.551 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 1.174 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.785 0.24 Bean
Vitamin B6 0.474 0.182 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 0 Bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.235 0.22 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.229 0.39 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 0.828 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.237 0.038 Bean
Threonine 0.81 0.172 Bean
Isoleucine 0.871 0.242 Bean
Leucine 1.558 1.006 Bean
Lysine 1.356 0.105 Bean
Methionine 0.259 0.162 Bean
Phenylalanine 1.095 0.366 Bean
Valine 0.998 0.337 Bean
Histidine 0.556 0.172 Bean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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