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Baked beans vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Baked beans and Amaranth grain?

  • Baked beans are higher in Fiber, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Folate, yet Amaranth grain is higher in Manganese, Phosphorus, and Magnesium.
  • Amaranth grain's daily need coverage for Manganese is 26% more.
  • Baked beans have 70 times more Sodium than Amaranth grain. While Baked beans have 422mg of Sodium, Amaranth grain has only 6mg.

We used Beans, baked, home prepared and Amaranth grain, cooked types 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
Contains more Calcium +29.8%
Contains more Potassium +165.2%
Contains more Magnesium +51.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.1
Equal in Copper - 0.149
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50%
Contains more Calcium +29.8%
Contains more Potassium +165.2%
Contains more Magnesium +51.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.1
Equal in Copper - 0.149

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +806.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.6%
Contains more Folate +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 4% 34% 12% 8% 10% 21% 36% 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 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +806.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.6%
Contains more Folate +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.6%

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.
Baked beans Amaranth grain
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Amaranth grain Opinion
Net carbs 16.13g 16.59g Amaranth grain
Protein 5.54g 3.8g Baked beans
Fats 5.15g 1.58g Baked beans
Carbs 21.63g 18.69g Baked beans
Calories 155kcal 102kcal Baked beans
Starch g 16.23g Amaranth grain
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 5.5g 2.1g Baked beans
Calcium 61mg 47mg Baked beans
Iron 1.99mg 2.1mg Amaranth grain
Magnesium 43mg 65mg Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 109mg 148mg Amaranth grain
Potassium 358mg 135mg Baked beans
Sodium 422mg 6mg Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.73mg 0.86mg Amaranth grain
Copper 0.159mg 0.149mg Baked beans
Vitamin A 0IU IU Baked beans
Vitamin E mg 0.19mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0IU IU Baked beans
Vitamin D 0µg µg Baked beans
Vitamin C 1.1mg mg Baked beans
Vitamin B1 0.136mg 0.015mg Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.049mg 0.022mg Baked beans
Vitamin B3 0.408mg 0.235mg Baked beans
Vitamin B5 0.155mg mg Baked beans
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.113mg Amaranth grain
Folate 48µg 22µg Baked beans
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Baked beans
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.067mg mg Baked beans
Threonine 0.228mg mg Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg mg Baked beans
Leucine 0.428mg mg Baked beans
Lysine 0.379mg mg Baked beans
Methionine 0.086mg mg Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.287mg mg Baked beans
Valine 0.282mg mg Baked beans
Histidine 0.153mg mg Baked beans
Cholesterol 5mg mg Amaranth grain
Trans Fat 0g g Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 1.948g g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133g g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74g g Baked beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baked beans Amaranth grain
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
10
Baked beans
5
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
36
Amaranth grain

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
33%
Baked beans
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
24%
Baked beans
7%
Amaranth grain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is cheaper?
Baked beans
Baked beans is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 416mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.948g)
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

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. Baked beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173731/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.