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Bean vs Navy bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bean and Navy bean different?

  • Bean is higher than Navy bean in Folate, Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Iron, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium.
  • Bean covers your daily need of Folate 98% more than Navy bean.
  • Bean contains 47 times more Selenium than Navy bean. Bean contains 27.9µg of Selenium, while Navy bean contains 0.6µg.

Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw and Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, raw types were used in this article.

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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
:
Contains more Iron +162.7%
Contains more Calcium +653.3%
Contains more Potassium +353.7%
Contains more Magnesium +74.3%
Contains more Copper +150.8%
Contains more Zinc +156.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +311%
Equal in Sodium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 34% 123% 126% 298% 63% 177% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 73% 5% 28% 73% 119% 25% 43% 2%
Contains more Iron +162.7%
Contains more Calcium +653.3%
Contains more Potassium +353.7%
Contains more Magnesium +74.3%
Contains more Copper +150.8%
Contains more Zinc +156.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +311%
Equal in Sodium - 13

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.2%
Contains more Folate +297.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.215
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.22
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.825
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 63% 1% 0% 0% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 0% 0% 99%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.2%
Contains more Folate +297.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.215
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.22
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.825

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
35
Navy bean
Mineral Summary Score
126
Bean
45
Navy 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
37%
Navy bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Bean
13%
Navy bean
Fats
6%
Bean
3%
Navy 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.
Bean Navy bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bean Navy 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 Sugar?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.11g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.15g)
Which food is cheaper?
Navy bean
Navy bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bean
Bean contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bean
Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bean Navy bean Opinion
Calories 347 67 Bean
Protein 21.42 6.15 Bean
Fats 1.23 0.7 Bean
Vitamin C 6.3 18.8 Navy bean
Carbs 62.55 13.05 Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.07 1.93 Bean
Calcium 113 15 Bean
Potassium 1393 307 Bean
Magnesium 176 101 Bean
Sugar 2.11 Navy bean
Fiber 15.5 Bean
Copper 0.893 0.356 Bean
Zinc 2.28 0.89 Bean
Starch 34.17 Bean
Phosphorus 411 100 Bean
Sodium 12 13 Bean
Vitamin A 0 4 Navy bean
Vitamin E 0.21 Bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.713 0.39 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.215 Navy bean
Vitamin B3 1.174 1.22 Navy bean
Vitamin B5 0.785 0.825 Navy bean
Vitamin B6 0.474 0.191 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 Bean
Folate 525 132 Bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.235 0.085 Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.229 0.052 Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 0.407
Tryptophan 0.237 0.064 Bean
Threonine 0.81 0.258 Bean
Isoleucine 0.871 0.273 Bean
Leucine 1.558 0.442 Bean
Lysine 1.356 0.35 Bean
Methionine 0.259 0.064 Bean
Phenylalanine 1.095 0.31 Bean
Valine 0.998 0.316 Bean
Histidine 0.556 0.172 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 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. Navy bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169139/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.