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Refried beans vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Refried beans
Refried beans contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.317g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Refried beans
Refried beans is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Baked beans
Baked beans contains less Sugars (difference - 0.54g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Refried beans 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
8
Refried beans
5
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
24
Refried beans
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
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Contains less Sodium -12.3%
Contains more Iron +38.2%
Contains more Calcium +110.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains more Magnesium +22.9%
Contains more Copper +23.3%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.5%
Contains less Sodium -12.3%
Contains more Iron +38.2%
Contains more Calcium +110.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains more Magnesium +22.9%
Contains more Copper +23.3%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.5%

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 +445.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +445.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.2%

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
30%
Refried beans
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
22%
Baked beans
Fats
9%
Refried beans
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 Refried beans Baked beans Opinion
Calories 90 155 Baked beans
Protein 4.98 5.54 Baked beans
Fats 2.01 5.15 Baked beans
Vitamin C 6 1.1 Refried beans
Carbs 13.55 21.63 Baked beans
Cholesterol 0 5 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.44 1.99 Baked beans
Calcium 29 61 Baked beans
Potassium 319 358 Baked beans
Magnesium 35 43 Baked beans
Sugars 0.54 Refried beans
Fiber 3.7 5.5 Baked beans
Copper 0.129 0.159 Baked beans
Zinc 0.58 0.73 Baked beans
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 92 109 Baked beans
Sodium 370 422 Refried beans
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.09 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.136 Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.079 0.049 Refried beans
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.408 Baked beans
Vitamin B5 0.189 0.155 Refried beans
Vitamin B6 0.103 0.09 Refried beans
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.1 Refried beans
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.016 0 Baked beans
Saturated Fat 0.631 1.948 Refried beans
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601 2.133 Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543 0.74 Baked beans
Tryptophan 0.065 0.067 Baked beans
Threonine 0.231 0.228 Refried beans
Isoleucine 0.242 0.242
Leucine 0.438 0.428 Refried beans
Lysine 0.377 0.379 Baked beans
Methionine 0.083 0.086 Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.297 0.287 Refried beans
Valine 0.287 0.282 Refried beans
Histidine 153 0.153 Refried 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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