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Adzuki bean vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Adzuki bean and Maize different?

  • Adzuki bean is higher than Maize in Folate, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Phosphorus, Zinc, Potassium, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Adzuki bean covers your daily need of Folate 145% more than Maize.
  • Adzuki bean contains 20 times more Copper than Maize. Adzuki bean contains 1.094mg of Copper, while Maize contains 0.054mg.

Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, raw and Corn, sweet, yellow, 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
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Maize
Contains more Iron +857.7%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Potassium +364.4%
Contains more Magnesium +243.2%
Contains more Copper +1925.9%
Contains more Zinc +995.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 187% 20% 111% 91% 365% 138% 164% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Contains more Iron +857.7%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Potassium +364.4%
Contains more Magnesium +243.2%
Contains more Copper +1925.9%
Contains more Zinc +995.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
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Maize
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +277.4%
Contains more Folate +1381%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 114% 51% 50% 89% 81% 0% 0% 467%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 23% 12% 2% 0% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 0% 1% 32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +277.4%
Contains more Folate +1381%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%

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
71
Adzuki bean
18
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
134
Adzuki bean
18
Maize

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
119%
Adzuki bean
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
63%
Adzuki bean
19%
Maize
Fats
2%
Adzuki bean
6%
Maize

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.
Adzuki bean Maize
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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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Adzuki bean Maize
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 cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.134g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki 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 Adzuki bean Maize Opinion
Calories 329 86 Adzuki bean
Protein 19.87 3.27 Adzuki bean
Fats 0.53 1.35 Maize
Vitamin C 0 6.8 Maize
Carbs 62.9 18.7 Adzuki bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.98 0.52 Adzuki bean
Calcium 66 2 Adzuki bean
Potassium 1254 270 Adzuki bean
Magnesium 127 37 Adzuki bean
Sugar 6.26 Adzuki bean
Fiber 12.7 2 Adzuki bean
Copper 1.094 0.054 Adzuki bean
Zinc 5.04 0.46 Adzuki bean
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 381 89 Adzuki bean
Sodium 5 15 Adzuki bean
Vitamin A 17 187 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.455 0.155 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.055 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 2.63 1.77 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 1.471 0.717 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.351 0.093 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folate 622 42 Adzuki bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.191 0.325 Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.432 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.487 Maize
Tryptophan 0.191 0.023 Adzuki bean
Threonine 0.674 0.129 Adzuki bean
Isoleucine 0.791 0.129 Adzuki bean
Leucine 1.668 0.348 Adzuki bean
Lysine 1.497 0.137 Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.21 0.067 Adzuki bean
Phenylalanine 1.052 0.15 Adzuki bean
Valine 1.023 0.185 Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.524 0.089 Adzuki bean
Fructose 1.94 Maize

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. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173727/nutrients
  2. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.