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Maize vs Winged bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Winged bean
Winged bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Winged bean
Winged bean contains less Sugars (difference - 6.26g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
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 Winged bean
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Winged 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
12
Winged bean
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
46
Winged 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
3
:
Contains more Magnesium +54.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.8%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Potassium +117%
Contains more Copper +2466.7%
Contains more Zinc +202.2%
Contains more Magnesium +54.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.8%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Potassium +117%
Contains more Copper +2466.7%
Contains more Zinc +202.2%

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +518.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.64
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +518.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.64

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
70%
Winged bean
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
28%
Winged bean
Fats
6%
Maize
4%
Winged 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 Winged bean Opinion
Calories 86 148 Winged bean
Protein 3.27 11.6 Winged bean
Fats 1.35 0.9 Maize
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 28.1 Winged bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 2 Winged bean
Calcium 2 30 Winged bean
Potassium 270 586 Winged bean
Magnesium 37 24 Maize
Sugars 6.26 Maize
Fiber 2 Maize
Copper 0.054 1.386 Winged bean
Zinc 0.46 1.39 Winged bean
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 45 Maize
Sodium 15 35 Maize
Vitamin A 187 0 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.379 Winged bean
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.149 Winged bean
Vitamin B3 1.77 1.64 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.116 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.075 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.222 Winged bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.234 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.174 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 0.252 Winged bean
Threonine 0.129 0.451 Winged bean
Isoleucine 0.129 0.425 Winged bean
Leucine 0.348 0.64 Winged bean
Lysine 0.137 0.592 Winged bean
Methionine 0.067 0.143 Winged bean
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.451 Winged bean
Valine 0.185 0.599 Winged bean
Histidine 0.089 0.241 Winged bean
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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