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Bean vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Egg
Egg contains less Sugars (difference - 5.48g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bean
Bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 373mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bean
Bean contains less Sodium (difference - 109mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bean
Bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.919g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Bean Egg
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bean Egg
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
32
Bean
28
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
88
Bean
55
Egg

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
Bean
7
:
1
Egg
Contains more Iron +466.4%
Contains more Calcium +164%
Contains more Potassium +888.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1790%
Contains more Zinc +155.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.4%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Contains more Iron +466.4%
Contains more Calcium +164%
Contains more Potassium +888.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1790%
Contains more Zinc +155.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.4%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Contains more Copper +112.5%

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
Bean
6
:
5
Egg
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +840.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +356.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +102%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +840.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +356.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +102%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
143%
Bean
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
63%
Bean
1%
Egg
Fats
5%
Bean
49%
Egg

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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 Bean Egg Opinion
Calories 347 155 Bean
Protein 23.86 12.58 Bean
Fats 1.15 10.61 Egg
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Bean
Carbs 62.62 1.12 Bean
Cholesterol 0 373 Bean
Vitamin D 0 87 Egg
Iron 6.74 1.19 Bean
Calcium 132 50 Bean
Potassium 1246 126 Bean
Magnesium 189 10 Bean
Sugars 6.6 1.12 Bean
Fiber 16.3 0 Bean
Copper 0.941 2 Egg
Zinc 2.68 1.05 Bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 172 Bean
Sodium 15 124 Bean
Vitamin A 114 520 Egg
Vitamin E 0.51 1.03 Egg
Vitamin D 0 2.2 Egg
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.066 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.513 Egg
Vitamin B3 2.251 0.064 Bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 1.398 Bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.121 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 1.11 Egg
Vitamin K 9 0.3 Bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Egg
Saturated Fat 0.348 3.267 Bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 4.077 Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 1.414 Egg
Tryptophan 0.26 0.153 Bean
Threonine 0.782 0.604 Bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.686 Bean
Leucine 1.847 1.075 Bean
Lysine 1.664 0.904 Bean
Methionine 0.286 0.392 Egg
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.668 Bean
Valine 1.237 0.767 Bean
Histidine 0.695 0.298 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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