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Maize vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Maize
Maize contains less Sugars (difference - 2.95g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.207g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Maize Broad bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize 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
13
Maize
29
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
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
Maize
2
:
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +198.1%
Contains more Calcium +1750%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +644.4%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +198.1%
Contains more Calcium +1750%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +644.4%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%

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
Maize
3
:
Contains more Vitamin C +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%

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
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
18%
Broad bean
Fats
6%
Maize
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 Maize Broad bean Opinion
Calories 86 88 Broad bean
Protein 3.27 7.92 Broad bean
Fats 1.35 0.73 Maize
Vitamin C 6.8 3.7 Maize
Carbs 18.7 17.63 Maize
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 1.55 Broad bean
Calcium 2 37 Broad bean
Potassium 270 332 Broad bean
Magnesium 37 33 Maize
Sugars 6.26 9.21 Broad bean
Fiber 2 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.054 0.402 Broad bean
Zinc 0.46 1 Broad bean
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 129 Broad bean
Sodium 15 25 Maize
Vitamin A 187 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.07 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.133 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.77 2.249 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.225 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.104 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 40.9 Broad bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.104 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.342 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 Maize
Threonine 0.129 Maize
Isoleucine 0.129 Maize
Leucine 0.348 Maize
Lysine 0.137 Maize
Methionine 0.067 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 Maize
Valine 0.185 Maize
Histidine 0.089 Maize
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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