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Cranberry bean vs Couscous - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Couscous
Couscous contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Couscous
Couscous is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.287g)
Which food is cheaper?
Couscous
Couscous is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cranberry bean Couscous
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
23
Cranberry bean
4
Couscous
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cranberry bean
5
Couscous

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 +1215.8%
Contains more Calcium +1487.5%
Contains more Potassium +2196.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1850%
Contains more Copper +1836.6%
Contains more Zinc +1296.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1590.9%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +1215.8%
Contains more Calcium +1487.5%
Contains more Potassium +2196.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1850%
Contains more Copper +1836.6%
Contains more Zinc +1296.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1590.9%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +688.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +505.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +688.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +505.9%

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
138%
Cranberry bean
23%
Couscous
Carbohydrates
60%
Cranberry bean
23%
Couscous
Fats
6%
Cranberry bean
1%
Couscous

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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 Couscous Opinion
Calories 335 112 Cranberry bean
Protein 23.03 3.79 Cranberry bean
Fats 1.23 0.16 Cranberry bean
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 60.05 23.22 Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5 0.38 Cranberry bean
Calcium 127 8 Cranberry bean
Potassium 1332 58 Cranberry bean
Magnesium 156 8 Cranberry bean
Sugars 0.1 Couscous
Fiber 24.7 1.4 Cranberry bean
Copper 0.794 0.041 Cranberry bean
Zinc 3.63 0.26 Cranberry bean
Starch
Phosphorus 372 22 Cranberry bean
Sodium 6 5 Couscous
Vitamin A 2 0 Cranberry bean
Vitamin E 0.13 Couscous
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.747 0.063 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.027 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B3 1.455 0.983 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B5 0.748 0.371 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B6 0.309 0.051 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Couscous
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Couscous
Saturated Fat 0.316 0.029 Couscous
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106 0.022 Cranberry bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527 0.064 Cranberry bean
Tryptophan 0.273 0.049 Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.969 0.1 Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 1.017 0.147 Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.838 0.259 Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.58 0.073 Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.346 0.059 Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.245 0.184 Cranberry bean
Valine 1.205 0.162 Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.641 0.077 Cranberry bean
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