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Bean vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bean and Broad bean

  • Bean has more Folate, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Fiber and Potassium, however Broad bean is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Bean covers your daily Folate needs 94% more than Broad bean.
  • Broad bean contains 35 times less Selenium than Bean. Bean contains 27.9µg of Selenium, while Broad bean contains 0.8µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw and Beans, fava, in pod, 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
Bean
8
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Contains more Iron +227.1%
Contains more Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Potassium +319.6%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Copper +122.1%
Contains more Zinc +128%
Contains more Phosphorus +218.6%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 34% 123% 126% 298% 63% 177% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +227.1%
Contains more Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Potassium +319.6%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Copper +122.1%
Contains more Zinc +128%
Contains more Phosphorus +218.6%
Contains less Sodium -52%

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 +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +436.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355.8%
Contains more Folate +254.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +452.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +630.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 21% 0% 5% 0% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 0% 14% 394%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 20% 24% 0% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 0% 103% 111%
Contains more Vitamin C +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +436.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355.8%
Contains more Folate +254.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +452.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +630.4%

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
70
Bean
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
126
Bean
43
Broad 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 the food
Protein
129%
Bean
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Bean
18%
Broad bean
Fats
6%
Bean
3%
Broad bean

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.
Bean Broad bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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
Bean Broad 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 Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.117g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bean
Bean contains less Sugars (difference - 7.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bean
Bean contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bean
Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in minerals
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.

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 Bean Broad bean Opinion
Calories 347 88 Bean
Protein 21.42 7.92 Bean
Fats 1.23 0.73 Bean
Vitamin C 6.3 3.7 Bean
Carbs 62.55 17.63 Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.07 1.55 Bean
Calcium 113 37 Bean
Potassium 1393 332 Bean
Magnesium 176 33 Bean
Sugars 2.11 9.21 Bean
Fiber 15.5 7.5 Bean
Copper 0.893 0.402 Bean
Zinc 2.28 1 Bean
Starch 34.17 Bean
Phosphorus 411 129 Bean
Sodium 12 25 Bean
Vitamin A 0 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.21 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.713 0.133 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.174 2.249 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.785 0.225 Bean
Vitamin B6 0.474 0.104 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 525 148 Bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.235 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.229 0.104 Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 0.342 Bean
Tryptophan 0.237 Bean
Threonine 0.81 Bean
Isoleucine 0.871 Bean
Leucine 1.558 Bean
Lysine 1.356 Bean
Methionine 0.259 Bean
Phenylalanine 1.095 Bean
Valine 0.998 Bean
Histidine 0.556 Bean
Fructose 0 Bean

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168574/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.