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Buckwheat vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sugars (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.623g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Buckwheat Broad bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Buckwheat Broad 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
22
Buckwheat
29
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
71
Buckwheat
27
Broad 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 more Iron +41.9%
Contains more Potassium +38.6%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +173.6%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +169%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Iron +41.9%
Contains more Potassium +38.6%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +173.6%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +169%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%

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 B2 +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.7%

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
80%
Buckwheat
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
72%
Buckwheat
18%
Broad bean
Fats
16%
Buckwheat
3%
Broad 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 Buckwheat Broad bean Opinion
Calories 343 88 Buckwheat
Protein 13.25 7.92 Buckwheat
Fats 3.4 0.73 Buckwheat
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 71.5 17.63 Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.2 1.55 Buckwheat
Calcium 18 37 Broad bean
Potassium 460 332 Buckwheat
Magnesium 231 33 Buckwheat
Sugars 9.21 Broad bean
Fiber 10 7.5 Buckwheat
Copper 1.1 0.402 Buckwheat
Zinc 2.4 1 Buckwheat
Starch
Phosphorus 347 129 Buckwheat
Sodium 1 25 Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.101 0.133 Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.425 0.29 Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 7.02 2.249 Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 1.233 0.225 Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.21 0.104 Buckwheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 Broad bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.741 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04 0.104 Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039 0.342 Buckwheat
Tryptophan 0.192 Buckwheat
Threonine 0.506 Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.498 Buckwheat
Leucine 0.832 Buckwheat
Lysine 0.672 Buckwheat
Methionine 0.172 Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.52 Buckwheat
Valine 0.678 Buckwheat
Histidine 0.309 Buckwheat
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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