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Bean vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bean and Millet

  • Bean has more Folate, Selenium, Potassium, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Copper, while Millet has more Vitamin B3, and Manganese.
  • Bean covers your daily need of Folate 110% more than Millet.
  • Bean contains 10 times more Selenium than Millet. While Bean contains 27.9µg of Selenium, Millet contains only 2.7µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw and Millet, 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
7
:
1
Millet
Contains more Iron +68.4%
Contains more Calcium +1312.5%
Contains more Potassium +614.4%
Contains more Magnesium +54.4%
Contains more Copper +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 34% 123% 126% 298% 63% 177% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Contains more Iron +68.4%
Contains more Calcium +1312.5%
Contains more Potassium +614.4%
Contains more Magnesium +54.4%
Contains more Copper +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%

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
6
:
3
Millet
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +522.2%
Contains more Folate +517.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.848
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 0% 0% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +522.2%
Contains more Folate +517.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.848

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
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
126
Bean
79
Millet

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
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
63%
Bean
73%
Millet
Fats
6%
Bean
19%
Millet

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

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Bean Millet
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?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.11g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bean
Bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.488g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bean
Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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 Millet Opinion
Calories 347 378 Millet
Protein 21.42 11.02 Bean
Fats 1.23 4.22 Millet
Vitamin C 6.3 0 Bean
Carbs 62.55 72.85 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.07 3.01 Bean
Calcium 113 8 Bean
Potassium 1393 195 Bean
Magnesium 176 114 Bean
Sugar 2.11 Millet
Fiber 15.5 8.5 Bean
Copper 0.893 0.75 Bean
Zinc 2.28 1.68 Bean
Starch 34.17 Bean
Phosphorus 411 285 Bean
Sodium 12 5 Millet
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.21 0.05 Bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.713 0.421 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.29 Millet
Vitamin B3 1.174 4.72 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.785 0.848 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.474 0.384 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 0.9 Bean
Folate 525 85 Bean
Trans Fat 0 Millet
Saturated Fat 0.235 0.723 Bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.229 0.773 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 2.134 Millet
Tryptophan 0.237 0.119 Bean
Threonine 0.81 0.353 Bean
Isoleucine 0.871 0.465 Bean
Leucine 1.558 1.4 Bean
Lysine 1.356 0.212 Bean
Methionine 0.259 0.221 Bean
Phenylalanine 1.095 0.58 Bean
Valine 0.998 0.578 Bean
Histidine 0.556 0.236 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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.