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Wheat gluten vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sugars (difference - 0.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sodium (difference - 341mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.359g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Refried beans
Refried beans is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wheat gluten Refried 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
0
Wheat gluten
8
Refried beans
Mineral Summary Score
35
Wheat gluten
24
Refried 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 more Iron +261.1%
Contains more Calcium +389.7%
Contains more Copper +41.1%
Contains more Zinc +46.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Potassium +219%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Iron +261.1%
Contains more Calcium +389.7%
Contains more Copper +41.1%
Contains more Zinc +46.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Potassium +219%
Contains more Magnesium +40%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
451%
Wheat gluten
30%
Refried beans
Carbohydrates
14%
Wheat gluten
14%
Refried beans
Fats
9%
Wheat gluten
9%
Refried 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 Wheat gluten Refried beans Opinion
Calories 370 90 Wheat gluten
Protein 75.16 4.98 Wheat gluten
Fats 1.85 2.01 Refried beans
Vitamin C 0 6 Refried beans
Carbs 13.79 13.55 Wheat gluten
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.2 1.44 Wheat gluten
Calcium 142 29 Wheat gluten
Potassium 100 319 Refried beans
Magnesium 25 35 Refried beans
Sugars 0 0.54 Refried beans
Fiber 0.6 3.7 Refried beans
Copper 0.182 0.129 Wheat gluten
Zinc 0.85 0.58 Wheat gluten
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 260 92 Wheat gluten
Sodium 29 370 Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 0.09 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.076 Refried beans
Vitamin B2 0 0.079 Refried beans
Vitamin B3 0 0.367 Refried beans
Vitamin B5 0 0.189 Refried beans
Vitamin B6 0 0.103 Refried beans
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.1 Refried beans
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.016 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.631 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 0.156 0.601 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 0.543 Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.065 Refried beans
Threonine 0.231 Refried beans
Isoleucine 0.242 Refried beans
Leucine 0.438 Refried beans
Lysine 0.377 Refried beans
Methionine 0.083 Refried beans
Phenylalanine 0.297 Refried beans
Valine 0.287 Refried beans
Histidine 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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