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Adzuki bean vs Spelt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Adzuki bean and Spelt

  • Adzuki bean has more Folate, however Spelt is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Spelt's daily need coverage for Manganese is 105% more.
  • Adzuki bean contains 3 times more Folate than Spelt. Adzuki bean contains 121µg of Folate, while Spelt contains 45µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Spelt, uncooked.

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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
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Magnesium +161.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.7%
Contains more Zinc +85.3%
Contains more Copper +71.5%
Equal in Calcium - 27
Equal in Sodium - 8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 38% 72% 47% 2% 49% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 167% 98% 172% 35% 2% 90% 171%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Magnesium +161.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.7%
Contains more Zinc +85.3%
Contains more Copper +71.5%
Equal in Calcium - 27
Equal in Sodium - 8

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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8
Spelt
Contains more Folate +168.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +854.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 29% 15% 14% 26% 23% 91% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 16% 0% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 34% 0% 10%
Contains more Folate +168.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +854.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Adzuki bean Spelt Opinion
Net carbs 17.47g 59.49g Spelt
Protein 7.52g 14.57g Spelt
Fats 0.1g 2.43g Spelt
Carbs 24.77g 70.19g Spelt
Calories 128kcal 338kcal Spelt
Starch g 53.92g Spelt
Fructose g 0.24g Spelt
Sugar g 6.82g Adzuki bean
Fiber 7.3g 10.7g Spelt
Calcium 28mg 27mg Adzuki bean
Iron 2mg 4.44mg Spelt
Magnesium 52mg 136mg Spelt
Phosphorus 168mg 401mg Spelt
Potassium 532mg 388mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 8mg 8mg
Zinc 1.77mg 3.28mg Spelt
Copper 0.298mg 0.511mg Spelt
Vitamin A 6IU 10IU Spelt
Vitamin E mg 0.79mg Spelt
Vitamin D 0IU IU Adzuki bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.115mg 0.364mg Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.113mg Spelt
Vitamin B3 0.717mg 6.843mg Spelt
Vitamin B5 0.43mg 1.068mg Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.23mg Spelt
Folate 121µg 45µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.6µg Spelt
Tryptophan 0.072mg 0.132mg Spelt
Threonine 0.255mg 0.443mg Spelt
Isoleucine 0.3mg 0.552mg Spelt
Leucine 0.632mg 1.07mg Spelt
Lysine 0.567mg 0.409mg Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.079mg 0.258mg Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.398mg 0.737mg Spelt
Valine 0.387mg 0.681mg Spelt
Histidine 0.198mg 0.36mg Spelt
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Spelt
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.406g Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.009g 0.445g Spelt
Polyunsaturated fat 0.021g 1.258g Spelt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Adzuki bean Spelt
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
16
Adzuki bean
35
Spelt
Mineral Summary Score
49
Adzuki bean
92
Spelt

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
45%
Adzuki bean
87%
Spelt
Carbohydrates
25%
Adzuki bean
70%
Spelt
Fats
0%
Adzuki bean
11%
Spelt

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.82g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.37g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (8 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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/173728/nutrients
  2. Spelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169745/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.