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Adzuki bean vs. Amaranth grain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Adzuki bean and Amaranth grain

  • Adzuki bean has more Folate, Fiber, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, however, Amaranth grain has more Manganese, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Adzuki bean is 25% higher.
  • Amaranth grain has 8 times less Vitamin B1 than Adzuki bean. Adzuki bean has 0.115mg of Vitamin B1, while Amaranth grain has 0.015mg.

Food types used in this article are Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Amaranth grain, cooked.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%
Contains more Potassium +294.1%
Contains more Zinc +105.8%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +67.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Manganese +49%
Contains more Selenium +358.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 75% 38% 72% 47% 2% 49% 100% 75% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50% 112% 30%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%
Contains more Potassium +294.1%
Contains more Zinc +105.8%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +67.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Manganese +49%
Contains more Selenium +358.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 29% 15% 14% 26% 23% 91% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +97.9%
Contains more Carbs +32.5%
Contains more Other +71.4%
Contains more Fats +1480%
Contains more Water +13.4%
8% 25% 66%
Protein: 7.52 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 24.77 g
Water: 66.29 g
Other: 1.32 g
4% 19% 75%
Protein: 3.8 g
Fats: 1.58 g
Carbs: 18.69 g
Water: 75.16 g
Other: 0.77 g
Contains more Protein +97.9%
Contains more Carbs +32.5%
Contains more Other +71.4%
Contains more Fats +1480%
Contains more Water +13.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Adzuki bean Amaranth grain
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Adzuki bean Amaranth grain Opinion
Net carbs 17.47g 16.59g Adzuki bean
Protein 7.52g 3.8g Adzuki bean
Fats 0.1g 1.58g Amaranth grain
Carbs 24.77g 18.69g Adzuki bean
Calories 128kcal 102kcal Adzuki bean
Starch 16.23g Amaranth grain
Fiber 7.3g 2.1g Adzuki bean
Calcium 28mg 47mg Amaranth grain
Iron 2mg 2.1mg Amaranth grain
Magnesium 52mg 65mg Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 168mg 148mg Adzuki bean
Potassium 532mg 135mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 8mg 6mg Amaranth grain
Zinc 1.77mg 0.86mg Adzuki bean
Copper 0.298mg 0.149mg Adzuki bean
Manganese 0.573mg 0.854mg Amaranth grain
Selenium 1.2µg 5.5µg Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 6IU Adzuki bean
Vitamin E 0.19mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin B1 0.115mg 0.015mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.022mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 0.717mg 0.235mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 0.43mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.113mg Amaranth grain
Folate 121µg 22µg Adzuki bean
Tryptophan 0.072mg Adzuki bean
Threonine 0.255mg Adzuki bean
Isoleucine 0.3mg Adzuki bean
Leucine 0.632mg Adzuki bean
Lysine 0.567mg Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.079mg Adzuki bean
Phenylalanine 0.398mg Adzuki bean
Valine 0.387mg Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.198mg Adzuki bean
Saturated Fat 0.036g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.009g Adzuki bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.021g Adzuki bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Adzuki bean Amaranth grain
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Adzuki bean
5%
Amaranth grain
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Adzuki bean
43%
Amaranth grain

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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 - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 68)
Which food is cheaper?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173728/nutrients
  2. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/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.