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Cereal vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.688g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Baked beans
Baked beans contains less Sugars (difference - 10.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Baked beans
Baked beans contains less Sodium (difference - 373mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Cereal Baked beans
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cereal Baked beans
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
304
Cereal
5
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cereal
30
Baked beans

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
Cereal
2
:
Contains more Iron +1611.6%
Contains more Zinc +941.1%
Contains more Calcium +510%
Contains more Potassium +241%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Copper +16.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.6%
Contains less Sodium -46.9%
Contains more Iron +1611.6%
Contains more Zinc +941.1%
Contains more Calcium +510%
Contains more Potassium +241%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Copper +16.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.6%
Contains less Sodium -46.9%

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
Cereal
9
:
Contains more Vitamin C +3400%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4523.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +7798%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6551.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +3400%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4523.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +7798%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6551.1%

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
36%
Cereal
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
22%
Baked beans
Fats
5%
Cereal
24%
Baked beans

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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 Cereal Baked beans Opinion
Calories 378 155 Cereal
Protein 6.06 5.54 Cereal
Fats 1.08 5.15 Baked beans
Vitamin C 38.5 1.1 Cereal
Carbs 86.85 21.63 Cereal
Cholesterol 5 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Baked beans
Iron 34.06 1.99 Cereal
Calcium 10 61 Baked beans
Potassium 105 358 Baked beans
Magnesium 19 43 Baked beans
Sugars 10.35 Cereal
Fiber 1.4 5.5 Baked beans
Copper 0.137 0.159 Baked beans
Zinc 7.6 0.73 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 77 109 Baked beans
Sodium 795 422 Baked beans
Vitamin A 2792 0 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Baked beans
Vitamin B1 6.288 0.136 Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87 0.049 Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62 0.408 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226 0.155 Cereal
Vitamin B6 5.986 0.09 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Baked beans
Vitamin K 0 Cereal
Folic acid (B9) 0 Baked beans
Trans Fat 0 Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.26 1.948 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204 2.133 Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354 0.74 Baked beans
Tryptophan 0.066 0.067 Baked beans
Threonine 0.241 0.228 Cereal
Isoleucine 0.26 0.242 Cereal
Leucine 0.767 0.428 Cereal
Lysine 0.113 0.379 Baked beans
Methionine 0.13 0.086 Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365 0.287 Cereal
Valine 0.344 0.282 Cereal
Histidine 0.162 0.153 Cereal
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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