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Amaranth grain vs Cranberry bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Amaranth grain and Cranberry bean

  • Amaranth grain contains less Folate, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, Iron, Potassium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6 than Cranberry bean.
  • Cranberry bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 146% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Amaranth grain, cooked and Beans, cranberry (roman), mature seeds, raw.

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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 Iron +138.1%
Contains more Calcium +170.2%
Contains more Potassium +886.7%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +432.9%
Contains more Zinc +322.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.4%
Equal in Sodium - 6
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 79% 15% 12% 47% 50% 24% 64% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 188% 39% 118% 112% 265% 99% 160% 1%
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Calcium +170.2%
Contains more Potassium +886.7%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +432.9%
Contains more Zinc +322.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.4%
Equal in Sodium - 6

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 B1 +4880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +868.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +519.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.5%
Contains more Folate +2645.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 0% 0% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 0% 187% 50% 28% 45% 72% 0% 0% 453%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +868.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +519.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.5%
Contains more Folate +2645.5%

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
69
Cranberry bean
Mineral Summary Score
36
Amaranth grain
122
Cranberry 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
138%
Cranberry bean
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
60%
Cranberry bean
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
6%
Cranberry bean

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 Cranberry bean
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

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Amaranth grain Cranberry bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 0.316g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (6 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth grain Cranberry bean Opinion
Calories 102 335 Cranberry bean
Protein 3.8 23.03 Cranberry bean
Fats 1.58 1.23 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 0 Cranberry bean
Carbs 18.69 60.05 Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Cranberry bean
Iron 2.1 5 Cranberry bean
Calcium 47 127 Cranberry bean
Potassium 135 1332 Cranberry bean
Magnesium 65 156 Cranberry bean
Sugar
Fiber 2.1 24.7 Cranberry bean
Copper 0.149 0.794 Cranberry bean
Zinc 0.86 3.63 Cranberry bean
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 372 Cranberry bean
Sodium 6 6
Vitamin A 2 Cranberry bean
Vitamin E 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.747 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.213 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B3 0.235 1.455 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B5 0.748 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.309 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0 Cranberry bean
Vitamin K
Folate 22 604 Cranberry bean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.316 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106 Cranberry bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527 Cranberry bean
Tryptophan 0.273 Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.969 Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 1.017 Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.838 Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.58 Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.346 Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.245 Cranberry bean
Valine 1.205 Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.641 Cranberry bean
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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. Cranberry bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175189/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.