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Couscous vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Couscous
Couscous contains less Sugars (difference - 9.11g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Couscous
Couscous contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Couscous
Couscous is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Couscous Broad bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Couscous 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
4
Couscous
29
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
5
Couscous
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 less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +307.9%
Contains more Calcium +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +472.4%
Contains more Magnesium +312.5%
Contains more Copper +880.5%
Contains more Zinc +284.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +486.4%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +307.9%
Contains more Calcium +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +472.4%
Contains more Magnesium +312.5%
Contains more Copper +880.5%
Contains more Zinc +284.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +486.4%

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 B5 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +792.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +974.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +40800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +792.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +974.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +40800%

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
23%
Couscous
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
23%
Couscous
18%
Broad bean
Fats
1%
Couscous
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 Couscous Broad bean Opinion
Calories 112 88 Couscous
Protein 3.79 7.92 Broad bean
Fats 0.16 0.73 Broad bean
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 23.22 17.63 Couscous
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.38 1.55 Broad bean
Calcium 8 37 Broad bean
Potassium 58 332 Broad bean
Magnesium 8 33 Broad bean
Sugars 0.1 9.21 Broad bean
Fiber 1.4 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.041 0.402 Broad bean
Zinc 0.26 1 Broad bean
Starch
Phosphorus 22 129 Broad bean
Sodium 5 25 Couscous
Vitamin A 0 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.13 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.133 Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 0.983 2.249 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.371 0.225 Couscous
Vitamin B6 0.051 0.104 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 40.9 Broad bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Couscous
Saturated Fat 0.029 0.118 Couscous
Monounsaturated Fat 0.022 0.104 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.342 Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.049 Couscous
Threonine 0.1 Couscous
Isoleucine 0.147 Couscous
Leucine 0.259 Couscous
Lysine 0.073 Couscous
Methionine 0.059 Couscous
Phenylalanine 0.184 Couscous
Valine 0.162 Couscous
Histidine 0.077 Couscous
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