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Baked beans vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Baked beans and Cereal

  • Baked beans have more Fiber, however Cereal is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Cereal covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 513% more than Baked beans.
  • Baked beans have 4 times more Fiber than Cereal. While Baked beans have 5.5g of Fiber, Cereal has only 1.4g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beans, baked, home prepared and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands).

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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 +510%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.6%
Contains more Potassium +241%
Contains less Sodium -46.9%
Contains more Copper +16.1%
Contains more Iron +1611.6%
Contains more Zinc +941.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Contains more Calcium +510%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.6%
Contains more Potassium +241%
Contains less Sodium -46.9%
Contains more Copper +16.1%
Contains more Iron +1611.6%
Contains more Zinc +941.1%

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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Cereal
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4523.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +7798%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6551.1%
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 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4523.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +7798%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6551.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Cereal Opinion
Net carbs 16.13g 85.45g Cereal
Protein 5.54g 6.06g Cereal
Fats 5.15g 1.08g Baked beans
Carbs 21.63g 86.85g Cereal
Calories 155kcal 378kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.26g Cereal
Sugar g 10.35g Baked beans
Fiber 5.5g 1.4g Baked beans
Calcium 61mg 10mg Baked beans
Iron 1.99mg 34.06mg Cereal
Magnesium 43mg 19mg Baked beans
Phosphorus 109mg 77mg Baked beans
Potassium 358mg 105mg Baked beans
Sodium 422mg 795mg Baked beans
Zinc 0.73mg 7.6mg Cereal
Copper 0.159mg 0.137mg Baked beans
Vitamin A 0IU 2792IU Cereal
Vitamin E mg 0.08mg Cereal
Vitamin D 0IU IU Baked beans
Vitamin D 0µg µg Baked beans
Vitamin C 1.1mg 38.5mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 0.136mg 6.288mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.049mg 3.87mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 0.408mg 29.62mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.226mg Cereal
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 5.986mg Cereal
Folate 48µg µg Baked beans
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Baked beans
Vitamin K µg 0µg Cereal
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.066mg Baked beans
Threonine 0.228mg 0.241mg Cereal
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.26mg Cereal
Leucine 0.428mg 0.767mg Cereal
Lysine 0.379mg 0.113mg Baked beans
Methionine 0.086mg 0.13mg Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.287mg 0.365mg Cereal
Valine 0.282mg 0.344mg Cereal
Histidine 0.153mg 0.162mg Cereal
Cholesterol 5mg mg Cereal
Trans Fat 0g g Cereal
Saturated Fat 1.948g 0.26g Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133g 0.204g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74g 0.354g Baked beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baked beans Cereal
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
393
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
212
Cereal

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
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
87%
Cereal
Fats
24%
Baked beans
5%
Cereal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.688g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Baked beans
Baked beans contains less Sodium (difference - 373mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
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

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.