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Bean vs Cranberry bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bean and Cranberry bean

  • Bean has more Selenium, Vitamin B6, Copper, Manganese, and Phosphorus, while Cranberry bean has more Fiber, Folate, Zinc, and Vitamin C.
  • Cranberry bean's daily need coverage for Fiber is 37% higher.
  • Cranberry bean contains 2 times less Selenium than Bean. Bean contains 27.9µg of Selenium, while Cranberry bean contains 12.7µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw 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 Magnesium +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +59.2%
Equal in Iron - 5
Equal in Phosphorus - 372
Equal in Potassium - 1332
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 191% 126% 177% 123% 2% 63% 298%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 188% 112% 160% 118% 1% 99% 265%
Contains more Magnesium +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +59.2%
Equal in Iron - 5
Equal in Phosphorus - 372
Equal in Potassium - 1332

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
Bean
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Folate +15%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.747
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.213
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.748
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 21% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 394% 0% 14%
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% 187% 50% 28% 45% 72% 453% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Folate +15%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.747
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.213
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.748

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.
Bean Cranberry bean
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bean Cranberry bean Opinion
Net carbs 47.05g 35.35g Bean
Protein 21.42g 23.03g Cranberry bean
Fats 1.23g 1.23g
Carbs 62.55g 60.05g Bean
Calories 347kcal 335kcal Bean
Starch 34.17g g Bean
Fructose 0g g Bean
Sugar 2.11g g Cranberry bean
Fiber 15.5g 24.7g Cranberry bean
Calcium 113mg 127mg Cranberry bean
Iron 5.07mg 5mg Bean
Magnesium 176mg 156mg Bean
Phosphorus 411mg 372mg Bean
Potassium 1393mg 1332mg Bean
Sodium 12mg 6mg Cranberry bean
Zinc 2.28mg 3.63mg Cranberry bean
Copper 0.893mg 0.794mg Bean
Vitamin A 0IU 2IU Cranberry bean
Vitamin E 0.21mg mg Bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.3mg 0mg Bean
Vitamin B1 0.713mg 0.747mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.212mg 0.213mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B3 1.174mg 1.455mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B5 0.785mg 0.748mg Bean
Vitamin B6 0.474mg 0.309mg Bean
Folate 525µg 604µg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.6µg µg Bean
Tryptophan 0.237mg 0.273mg Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.81mg 0.969mg Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 0.871mg 1.017mg Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.558mg 1.838mg Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.356mg 1.58mg Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.259mg 0.346mg Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.095mg 1.245mg Cranberry bean
Valine 0.998mg 1.205mg Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.556mg 0.641mg Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.235g 0.316g Bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.229g 0.106g Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407g 0.527g Cranberry bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bean Cranberry bean
Low Fats diet Equal
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
70
Bean
69
Cranberry bean
Mineral Summary Score
126
Bean
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
129%
Bean
138%
Cranberry bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Bean
60%
Cranberry bean
Fats
6%
Bean
6%
Cranberry bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.11g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bean
Bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bean
Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Bean
Bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/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.