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Kidney bean vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean contains less Sugars (difference - 8.47g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.483g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (24 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Kidney bean Chickpea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kidney bean Chickpea
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
30
Kidney bean
29
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
91
Kidney bean
55
Chickpea

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 +90.3%
Contains more Calcium +150.9%
Contains more Potassium +95.8%
Contains more Magnesium +77.2%
Contains more Copper +46%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
Equal in Sodium - 24
Contains more Iron +90.3%
Contains more Calcium +150.9%
Contains more Potassium +95.8%
Contains more Magnesium +77.2%
Contains more Copper +46%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
Equal in Sodium - 24

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 C +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.477
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.212
Contains more Vitamin C +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.477
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.212

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
141%
Kidney bean
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
63%
Chickpea
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
28%
Chickpea

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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 Kidney bean Chickpea Opinion
Calories 333 378 Chickpea
Protein 23.58 20.47 Kidney bean
Fats 0.83 6.04 Chickpea
Vitamin C 4.5 4 Kidney bean
Carbs 60.01 62.95 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.2 4.31 Kidney bean
Calcium 143 57 Kidney bean
Potassium 1406 718 Kidney bean
Magnesium 140 79 Kidney bean
Sugars 2.23 10.7 Chickpea
Fiber 24.9 12.2 Kidney bean
Copper 0.958 0.656 Kidney bean
Zinc 2.79 2.76 Kidney bean
Starch
Phosphorus 407 252 Kidney bean
Sodium 24 24
Vitamin A 0 67 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.22 0.82 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.529 0.477 Kidney bean
Vitamin B2 0.219 0.212 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06 1.541 Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78 1.588 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.397 0.535 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 9 Kidney bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.603 Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 1.377 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 2.731 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.279 0.2 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 0.766 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 0.882 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 1.465 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 1.377 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 0.27 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 1.103 Kidney bean
Valine 1.233 0.865 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 0.566 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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