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Baked beans vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Baked beans and Cornmeal?

  • Baked beans are higher in Copper, yet Cornmeal is higher in Folate, Vitamin B1, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cornmeal's daily need coverage for Folate is 40% more.
  • Baked beans have 60 times more Sodium than Cornmeal. While Baked beans have 422mg of Sodium, Cornmeal has only 7mg.

We used Beans, baked, home prepared and Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow 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 +1933.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.1%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%
Contains more Zinc +10.6%
Contains more Copper +109.2%
Contains more Iron +119.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 99
Equal in Zinc - 0.66
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Contains more Calcium +1933.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.1%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%
Contains more Zinc +10.6%
Contains more Copper +109.2%
Contains more Iron +119.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 99
Equal in Zinc - 0.66

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +679.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Folate +335.4%
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 13% 3% 0% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +679.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Folate +335.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Cornmeal Opinion
Net carbs 16.13g 75.55g Cornmeal
Protein 5.54g 7.11g Cornmeal
Fats 5.15g 1.75g Baked beans
Carbs 21.63g 79.45g Cornmeal
Calories 155kcal 370kcal Cornmeal
Starch g 73.3g Cornmeal
Fructose g 0.17g Cornmeal
Sugar g 1.61g Baked beans
Fiber 5.5g 3.9g Baked beans
Calcium 61mg 3mg Baked beans
Iron 1.99mg 4.36mg Cornmeal
Magnesium 43mg 32mg Baked beans
Phosphorus 109mg 99mg Baked beans
Potassium 358mg 142mg Baked beans
Sodium 422mg 7mg Cornmeal
Zinc 0.73mg 0.66mg Baked beans
Copper 0.159mg 0.076mg Baked beans
Vitamin A 0IU 214IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.1mg 0mg Baked beans
Vitamin B1 0.136mg 0.551mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.049mg 0.382mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 0.408mg 4.968mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.24mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.182mg Cornmeal
Folate 48µg 209µg Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.038mg Baked beans
Threonine 0.228mg 0.172mg Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.242mg
Leucine 0.428mg 1.006mg Cornmeal
Lysine 0.379mg 0.105mg Baked beans
Methionine 0.086mg 0.162mg Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.287mg 0.366mg Cornmeal
Valine 0.282mg 0.337mg Cornmeal
Histidine 0.153mg 0.172mg Cornmeal
Cholesterol 5mg 0mg Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.948g 0.22g Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133g 0.39g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74g 0.828g Cornmeal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baked beans Cornmeal
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
46
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
36
Cornmeal

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
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
24%
Baked beans
8%
Cornmeal

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 415mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.728g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals

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. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/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.