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Maize vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maize
Maize is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.623g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 407mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Baked beans
Baked beans contains less Sugars (difference - 6.26g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)

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.
Maize Baked beans
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize 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
13
Maize
5
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
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
Maize
1
:
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Iron +282.7%
Contains more Calcium +2950%
Contains more Potassium +32.6%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains more Copper +194.4%
Contains more Zinc +58.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Iron +282.7%
Contains more Calcium +2950%
Contains more Potassium +32.6%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains more Copper +194.4%
Contains more Zinc +58.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%

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
Maize
9
:
Contains more Vitamin C +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +333.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
Contains more Vitamin C +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +333.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

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
20%
Maize
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
22%
Baked beans
Fats
6%
Maize
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 Maize Baked beans Opinion
Calories 86 155 Baked beans
Protein 3.27 5.54 Baked beans
Fats 1.35 5.15 Baked beans
Vitamin C 6.8 1.1 Maize
Carbs 18.7 21.63 Baked beans
Cholesterol 0 5 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 1.99 Baked beans
Calcium 2 61 Baked beans
Potassium 270 358 Baked beans
Magnesium 37 43 Baked beans
Sugars 6.26 Maize
Fiber 2 5.5 Baked beans
Copper 0.054 0.159 Baked beans
Zinc 0.46 0.73 Baked beans
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 109 Baked beans
Sodium 15 422 Maize
Vitamin A 187 0 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.136 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.049 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.408 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.155 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.09 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.325 1.948 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 2.133 Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.74 Baked beans
Tryptophan 0.023 0.067 Baked beans
Threonine 0.129 0.228 Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.129 0.242 Baked beans
Leucine 0.348 0.428 Baked beans
Lysine 0.137 0.379 Baked beans
Methionine 0.067 0.086 Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.287 Baked beans
Valine 0.185 0.282 Baked beans
Histidine 0.089 0.153 Baked beans
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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