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Amaranth grain vs Adzuki bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Amaranth grain and Adzuki bean

  • Amaranth grain has more Manganese, and Selenium, however Adzuki bean has more Folate, Fiber, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B1, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Adzuki bean is 25% higher.
  • Adzuki bean has 5 times less Selenium than Amaranth grain. Amaranth grain has 5.5µg of Selenium, while Adzuki bean has 1.2µg.

Food types used in this article are Amaranth grain, cooked and Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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 Calcium +67.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%
Contains more Potassium +294.1%
Contains more Zinc +105.8%
Contains more Copper +100%
Equal in Iron - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 38% 72% 47% 2% 49% 100%
Contains more Calcium +67.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%
Contains more Potassium +294.1%
Contains more Zinc +105.8%
Contains more Copper +100%
Equal in Iron - 2

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 B6 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +450%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 29% 15% 14% 26% 23% 91% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +450%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Amaranth grain Adzuki bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth grain Adzuki bean Opinion
Net carbs 16.59g 17.47g Adzuki bean
Protein 3.8g 7.52g Adzuki bean
Fats 1.58g 0.1g Amaranth grain
Carbs 18.69g 24.77g Adzuki bean
Calories 102kcal 128kcal Adzuki bean
Starch 16.23g g Amaranth grain
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 2.1g 7.3g Adzuki bean
Calcium 47mg 28mg Amaranth grain
Iron 2.1mg 2mg Amaranth grain
Magnesium 65mg 52mg Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148mg 168mg Adzuki bean
Potassium 135mg 532mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 6mg 8mg Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.86mg 1.77mg Adzuki bean
Copper 0.149mg 0.298mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin A IU 6IU Adzuki bean
Vitamin E 0.19mg mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin D IU 0IU Adzuki bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin C mg 0mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.115mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.064mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 0.235mg 0.717mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 mg 0.43mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.096mg Amaranth grain
Folate 22µg 121µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.072mg Adzuki bean
Threonine mg 0.255mg Adzuki bean
Isoleucine mg 0.3mg Adzuki bean
Leucine mg 0.632mg Adzuki bean
Lysine mg 0.567mg Adzuki bean
Methionine mg 0.079mg Adzuki bean
Phenylalanine mg 0.398mg Adzuki bean
Valine mg 0.387mg Adzuki bean
Histidine mg 0.198mg Adzuki bean
Cholesterol mg 0mg Amaranth grain
Trans Fat g 0g Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat g 0.036g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.009g Adzuki bean
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.021g Adzuki bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Adzuki bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Amaranth grain
16
Adzuki bean
Mineral Summary Score
36
Amaranth grain
49
Adzuki bean

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 food.
Protein
23%
Amaranth grain
45%
Adzuki bean
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
25%
Adzuki bean
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
0%
Adzuki bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 68)
Which food is cheaper?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/nutrients
  2. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173728/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.