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Lupin Bean vs Sunflower seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean contains less Sugars (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.299g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Lupin Bean Sunflower seed
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lupin Bean Sunflower seed
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
25
Lupin Bean
105
Sunflower seed
Mineral Summary Score
93
Lupin Bean
122
Sunflower seed

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
:
Contains more Calcium +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +20.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.1%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Zinc - 5
Contains more Calcium +125.6%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +20.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.1%
Contains more Copper +76.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Zinc - 5

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 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +280.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +276.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +280.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +276.8%

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
217%
Lupin Bean
125%
Sunflower seed
Carbohydrates
40%
Lupin Bean
20%
Sunflower seed
Fats
45%
Lupin Bean
238%
Sunflower seed

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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 Lupin Bean Sunflower seed Opinion
Calories 371 584 Sunflower seed
Protein 36.17 20.78 Lupin Bean
Fats 9.74 51.46 Sunflower seed
Vitamin C 4.8 1.4 Lupin Bean
Carbs 40.37 20 Lupin Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 5.25 Sunflower seed
Calcium 176 78 Lupin Bean
Potassium 1013 645 Lupin Bean
Magnesium 198 325 Sunflower seed
Sugars 2.62 Sunflower seed
Fiber 18.9 8.6 Lupin Bean
Copper 1.022 1.8 Sunflower seed
Zinc 4.75 5 Sunflower seed
Starch
Phosphorus 440 660 Sunflower seed
Sodium 15 9 Sunflower seed
Vitamin A 0 50 Sunflower seed
Vitamin E 35.17 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.64 1.48 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.355 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B3 2.19 8.335 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 0.75 1.13 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.357 1.345 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Sunflower seed
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sunflower seed
Saturated Fat 1.156 4.455 Lupin Bean
Monounsaturated Fat 3.94 18.528 Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 2.439 23.137 Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.289 0.348 Sunflower seed
Threonine 1.331 0.928 Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.615 1.139 Lupin Bean
Leucine 2.743 1.659 Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.933 0.937 Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.255 0.494 Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 1.435 1.169 Lupin Bean
Valine 1.51 1.315 Lupin Bean
Histidine 1.03 0.632 Lupin Bean
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