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Baked beans vs Oatmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Baked beans and Oatmeal different?

  • Baked beans are richer in Fiber, and Copper, while Oatmeal is higher in Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Oatmeal covers your daily need of Iron 50% more than Baked beans.
  • Baked beans contain 9 times more Sodium than Oatmeal. Baked beans contain 422mg of Sodium, while Oatmeal contains 49mg.

Beans, baked, home prepared and Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved) 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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Contains more Potassium +486.9%
Contains more Magnesium +65.4%
Contains more Copper +140.9%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.6%
Contains more Iron +199.5%
Contains more Calcium +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 19% 32% 31% 53% 20% 47% 56%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 224% 24% 6% 19% 22% 17% 33% 7%
Contains more Potassium +486.9%
Contains more Magnesium +65.4%
Contains more Copper +140.9%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.6%
Contains more Iron +199.5%
Contains more Calcium +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%

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 +91.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +338.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +641.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.2%
Equal in Folate - 44
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 0% 0% 34% 12% 8% 10% 21% 0% 0% 36%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 26% 2% 0% 65% 50% 57% 20% 67% 0% 1% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +338.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +641.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.2%
Equal in Folate - 44

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
27
Oatmeal
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
44
Oatmeal

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
14%
Oatmeal
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
12%
Oatmeal
Fats
24%
Baked beans
6%
Oatmeal

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 Oatmeal
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Baked beans Oatmeal
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 373mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.722g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.46g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Oatmeal Opinion
Calories 155 68 Baked beans
Protein 5.54 2.37 Baked beans
Fats 5.15 1.36 Baked beans
Vitamin C 1.1 0 Baked beans
Carbs 21.63 11.67 Baked beans
Cholesterol 5 0 Oatmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.99 5.96 Oatmeal
Calcium 61 80 Oatmeal
Potassium 358 61 Baked beans
Magnesium 43 26 Baked beans
Sugar 0.46 Baked beans
Fiber 5.5 1.7 Baked beans
Copper 0.159 0.066 Baked beans
Zinc 0.73 0.62 Baked beans
Starch 10.37 Oatmeal
Phosphorus 109 77 Baked beans
Sodium 422 49 Oatmeal
Vitamin A 0 433 Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.07 Oatmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.136 0.26 Oatmeal
Vitamin B2 0.049 0.215 Oatmeal
Vitamin B3 0.408 3.025 Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.317 Oatmeal
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.29 Oatmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Oatmeal
Folate 48 44 Baked beans
Trans Fat 0 0.003 Baked beans
Saturated Fat 1.948 0.226 Oatmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133 0.391 Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74 0.426 Baked beans
Tryptophan 0.067 0.04 Baked beans
Threonine 0.228 0.083 Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242 0.105 Baked beans
Leucine 0.428 0.2 Baked beans
Lysine 0.379 0.135 Baked beans
Methionine 0.086 0.04 Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.287 0.13 Baked beans
Valine 0.282 0.151 Baked beans
Histidine 0.153 0.057 Baked beans
Fructose 0 Oatmeal

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. Oatmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171662/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.