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Flax vs Lupin Bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean contains less Sugars (difference - 1.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.507g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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 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.
Flax Lupin Bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flax Lupin 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
44
Flax
25
Lupin Bean
Mineral Summary Score
125
Flax
93
Lupin 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
Flax
5
:
Contains more Iron +31.4%
Contains more Calcium +44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +98%
Contains more Copper +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.9%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Zinc - 4.75
Contains more Iron +31.4%
Contains more Calcium +44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +98%
Contains more Copper +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.9%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Zinc - 4.75

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.6%

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
217%
Lupin Bean
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
40%
Lupin Bean
Fats
195%
Flax
45%
Lupin 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 Flax Lupin Bean Opinion
Calories 534 371 Flax
Protein 18.29 36.17 Lupin Bean
Fats 42.16 9.74 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 4.8 Lupin Bean
Carbs 28.88 40.37 Lupin Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 4.36 Flax
Calcium 255 176 Flax
Potassium 813 1013 Lupin Bean
Magnesium 392 198 Flax
Sugars 1.55 Flax
Fiber 27.3 18.9 Flax
Copper 1.22 1.022 Flax
Zinc 4.34 4.75 Lupin Bean
Starch
Phosphorus 642 440 Flax
Sodium 30 15 Lupin Bean
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.31 Flax
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.64 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.22 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B3 3.08 2.19 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 0.75 Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.357 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 Flax
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 1.156 Lupin Bean
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 3.94 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 2.439 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.289 Flax
Threonine 0.766 1.331 Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 0.896 1.615 Lupin Bean
Leucine 1.235 2.743 Lupin Bean
Lysine 0.862 1.933 Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.37 0.255 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 1.435 Lupin Bean
Valine 1.072 1.51 Lupin Bean
Histidine 0.472 1.03 Lupin Bean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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