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Flour vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Flour
Flour contains less Sugars (difference - 8.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Flour Broad 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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flour Broad 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
39
Flour
29
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
22
Flour
27
Broad 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
Flour
2
:
Contains more Iron +199.4%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +179.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%
Contains more Iron +199.4%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +179.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%

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
Flour
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +490.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +490.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%

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
62%
Flour
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
76%
Flour
18%
Broad bean
Fats
5%
Flour
3%
Broad 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 Flour Broad bean Opinion
Calories 364 88 Flour
Protein 10.33 7.92 Flour
Fats 0.98 0.73 Flour
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 76.31 17.63 Flour
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.64 1.55 Flour
Calcium 15 37 Broad bean
Potassium 107 332 Broad bean
Magnesium 22 33 Broad bean
Sugars 0.27 9.21 Broad bean
Fiber 2.7 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.144 0.402 Broad bean
Zinc 0.7 1 Broad bean
Starch
Phosphorus 108 129 Broad bean
Sodium 2 25 Flour
Vitamin A 0 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.06 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.785 0.133 Flour
Vitamin B2 0.494 0.29 Flour
Vitamin B3 5.904 2.249 Flour
Vitamin B5 0.438 0.225 Flour
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.104 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 40.9 Broad bean
Folic acid (B9) 154 0 Flour
Trans Fat 0 Flour
Saturated Fat 0.155 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.104 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.413 0.342 Flour
Tryptophan 0.127 Flour
Threonine 0.281 Flour
Isoleucine 0.357 Flour
Leucine 0.71 Flour
Lysine 0.228 Flour
Methionine 0.183 Flour
Phenylalanine 0.52 Flour
Valine 0.415 Flour
Histidine 0.23 Flour
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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