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Winged bean vs Couscous - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Winged bean
Winged bean contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Winged bean
Winged bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Couscous
Couscous contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Couscous
Couscous is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.193g)
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.
Winged bean Couscous
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Winged bean Couscous
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
12
Winged bean
4
Couscous
Mineral Summary Score
46
Winged bean
5
Couscous

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
:
Contains more Iron +426.3%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Potassium +910.3%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +3280.5%
Contains more Zinc +434.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +426.3%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Potassium +910.3%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +3280.5%
Contains more Zinc +434.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +501.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +501.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.8%

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
70%
Winged bean
23%
Couscous
Carbohydrates
28%
Winged bean
23%
Couscous
Fats
4%
Winged bean
1%
Couscous

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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 Winged bean Couscous Opinion
Calories 148 112 Winged bean
Protein 11.6 3.79 Winged bean
Fats 0.9 0.16 Winged bean
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 28.1 23.22 Winged bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2 0.38 Winged bean
Calcium 30 8 Winged bean
Potassium 586 58 Winged bean
Magnesium 24 8 Winged bean
Sugars 0.1 Couscous
Fiber 1.4 Couscous
Copper 1.386 0.041 Winged bean
Zinc 1.39 0.26 Winged bean
Starch
Phosphorus 45 22 Winged bean
Sodium 35 5 Couscous
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.13 Couscous
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.379 0.063 Winged bean
Vitamin B2 0.149 0.027 Winged bean
Vitamin B3 1.64 0.983 Winged bean
Vitamin B5 0.116 0.371 Couscous
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.051 Winged bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Couscous
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Couscous
Saturated Fat 0.222 0.029 Couscous
Monounsaturated Fat 0.234 0.022 Winged bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.174 0.064 Winged bean
Tryptophan 0.252 0.049 Winged bean
Threonine 0.451 0.1 Winged bean
Isoleucine 0.425 0.147 Winged bean
Leucine 0.64 0.259 Winged bean
Lysine 0.592 0.073 Winged bean
Methionine 0.143 0.059 Winged bean
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.184 Winged bean
Valine 0.599 0.162 Winged bean
Histidine 0.241 0.077 Winged bean
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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