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Cranberry bean vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.316g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (6 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (35)

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.
Cranberry bean Amaranth grain
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cranberry bean Amaranth grain
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
23
Cranberry bean
3
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cranberry bean
24
Amaranth grain

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 Iron +138.1%
Contains more Calcium +170.2%
Contains more Potassium +886.7%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +432.9%
Contains more Zinc +322.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.4%
Equal in Sodium - 6
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Calcium +170.2%
Contains more Potassium +886.7%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +432.9%
Contains more Zinc +322.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.4%
Equal in Sodium - 6

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 +4880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +868.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +519.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +868.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +519.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.5%

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
138%
Cranberry bean
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
60%
Cranberry bean
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
6%
Cranberry bean
7%
Amaranth grain

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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 Cranberry bean Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 335 102 Cranberry bean
Protein 23.03 3.8 Cranberry bean
Fats 1.23 1.58 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 0 Cranberry bean
Carbs 60.05 18.69 Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Cranberry bean
Iron 5 2.1 Cranberry bean
Calcium 127 47 Cranberry bean
Potassium 1332 135 Cranberry bean
Magnesium 156 65 Cranberry bean
Sugars
Fiber 24.7 2.1 Cranberry bean
Copper 0.794 0.149 Cranberry bean
Zinc 3.63 0.86 Cranberry bean
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 372 148 Cranberry bean
Sodium 6 6
Vitamin A 2 Cranberry bean
Vitamin E 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B1 0.747 0.015 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.022 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B3 1.455 0.235 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B5 0.748 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B6 0.309 0.113 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0 Cranberry bean
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Cranberry bean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.316 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106 Cranberry bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527 Cranberry bean
Tryptophan 0.273 Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.969 Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 1.017 Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.838 Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.58 Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.346 Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.245 Cranberry bean
Valine 1.205 Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.641 Cranberry bean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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