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Flax vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 392mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flax
Flax is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Baked beans
Baked beans contains less Sugars (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.715g)
Which food is cheaper?
Baked beans
Baked beans is cheaper (difference - $1.2)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flax 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
44
Flax
5
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
125
Flax
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
Flax
8
:
Contains more Iron +187.9%
Contains more Calcium +318%
Contains more Potassium +127.1%
Contains more Magnesium +811.6%
Contains more Copper +667.3%
Contains more Zinc +494.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +489%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +187.9%
Contains more Calcium +318%
Contains more Potassium +127.1%
Contains more Magnesium +811.6%
Contains more Copper +667.3%
Contains more Zinc +494.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +489%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%

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
Flax
7
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +654.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +535.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +425.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +654.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +535.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +425.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.3%

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
110%
Flax
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
22%
Baked beans
Fats
195%
Flax
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 Flax Baked beans Opinion
Calories 534 155 Flax
Protein 18.29 5.54 Flax
Fats 42.16 5.15 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 1.1 Baked beans
Carbs 28.88 21.63 Flax
Cholesterol 0 5 Flax
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 1.99 Flax
Calcium 255 61 Flax
Potassium 813 358 Flax
Magnesium 392 43 Flax
Sugars 1.55 Flax
Fiber 27.3 5.5 Flax
Copper 1.22 0.159 Flax
Zinc 4.34 0.73 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 109 Flax
Sodium 30 422 Flax
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.31 Flax
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.136 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.049 Flax
Vitamin B3 3.08 0.408 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 0.155 Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.09 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 Flax
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 1.948 Baked beans
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 2.133 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 0.74 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.067 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.228 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.242 Flax
Leucine 1.235 0.428 Flax
Lysine 0.862 0.379 Flax
Methionine 0.37 0.086 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.287 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.282 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.153 Flax
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.