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Refried beans vs Tofu - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sodium (difference - 363mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Refried beans
Refried beans contains less Sugars (difference - 0.08g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Refried beans Tofu
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Refried beans Tofu
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
4
Tofu
Mineral Summary Score
24
Refried beans
38
Tofu

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
:
6
Tofu
Contains more Potassium +163.6%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +272.2%
Contains more Calcium +1106.9%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Contains more Zinc +37.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 97
Contains more Potassium +163.6%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +272.2%
Contains more Calcium +1106.9%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Contains more Zinc +37.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 97

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
:
3
Tofu
Contains more Vitamin C +5900%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.081
Contains more Vitamin C +5900%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.081

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
48%
Tofu
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
2%
Tofu
Fats
9%
Refried beans
22%
Tofu

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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 Tofu Opinion
Calories 90 76 Refried beans
Protein 4.98 8.08 Tofu
Fats 2.01 4.78 Tofu
Vitamin C 6 0.1 Refried beans
Carbs 13.55 1.87 Refried beans
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.44 5.36 Tofu
Calcium 29 350 Tofu
Potassium 319 121 Refried beans
Magnesium 35 30 Refried beans
Sugars 0.54 0.62 Tofu
Fiber 3.7 0.3 Refried beans
Copper 0.129 0.193 Tofu
Zinc 0.58 0.8 Tofu
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 92 97 Tofu
Sodium 370 7 Tofu
Vitamin A 0 85 Tofu
Vitamin E 0.09 0.01 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.081 Tofu
Vitamin B2 0.079 0.052 Refried beans
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.195 Refried beans
Vitamin B5 0.189 0.068 Refried beans
Vitamin B6 0.103 0.047 Refried beans
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.1 2.4 Tofu
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.016 0 Tofu
Saturated Fat 0.631 0.691 Refried beans
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601 1.056 Tofu
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543 2.699 Tofu
Tryptophan 0.065 0.12 Tofu
Threonine 0.231 0.402 Tofu
Isoleucine 0.242 0.435 Tofu
Leucine 0.438 0.713 Tofu
Lysine 0.377 0.452 Tofu
Methionine 0.083 0.108 Tofu
Phenylalanine 0.297 0.428 Tofu
Valine 0.287 0.446 Tofu
Histidine 153 0.221 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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