foodstruct logo
Find food by nutritional value | Diet analysis

Flour vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Flour
Flour contains less Sugars (difference - 0.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 368mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flour
Flour is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.476g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Refried beans
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Flour 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
39
Flour
8
Refried beans
Mineral Summary Score
22
Flour
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
Flour
5
:
Contains more Iron +222.2%
Contains more Copper +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +20.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Calcium +93.3%
Contains more Potassium +198.1%
Contains more Magnesium +59.1%
Contains more Iron +222.2%
Contains more Copper +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +20.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Calcium +93.3%
Contains more Potassium +198.1%
Contains more Magnesium +59.1%

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 +932.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +525.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1508.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +131.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +932.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +525.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1508.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +131.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%

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
30%
Refried beans
Carbohydrates
76%
Flour
14%
Refried beans
Fats
5%
Flour
9%
Refried beans

People also compare

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 Refried beans Opinion
Calories 364 90 Flour
Protein 10.33 4.98 Flour
Fats 0.98 2.01 Refried beans
Vitamin C 0 6 Refried beans
Carbs 76.31 13.55 Flour
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.64 1.44 Flour
Calcium 15 29 Refried beans
Potassium 107 319 Refried beans
Magnesium 22 35 Refried beans
Sugars 0.27 0.54 Refried beans
Fiber 2.7 3.7 Refried beans
Copper 0.144 0.129 Flour
Zinc 0.7 0.58 Flour
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 108 92 Flour
Sodium 2 370 Flour
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.06 0.09 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.785 0.076 Flour
Vitamin B2 0.494 0.079 Flour
Vitamin B3 5.904 0.367 Flour
Vitamin B5 0.438 0.189 Flour
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.103 Refried beans
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 2.1 Refried beans
Folic acid (B9) 154 0 Flour
Trans Fat 0.016 Flour
Saturated Fat 0.155 0.631 Flour
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.601 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.413 0.543 Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.127 0.065 Flour
Threonine 0.281 0.231 Flour
Isoleucine 0.357 0.242 Flour
Leucine 0.71 0.438 Flour
Lysine 0.228 0.377 Refried beans
Methionine 0.183 0.083 Flour
Phenylalanine 0.52 0.297 Flour
Valine 0.415 0.287 Flour
Histidine 0.23 153 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.