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Baked beans vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Baked beans and Porridge different?

  • Baked beans are richer in Fiber, Phosphorus, Copper, Manganese, Potassium, Magnesium, and Folate, while Porridge is higher in Iron.
  • Porridge covers your daily need of Iron 22% more than Baked beans.
  • Baked beans contain 10000000 times more Manganese than Porridge. Baked beans contain 0.255mg of Manganese, while Porridge contains 0mg.
  • Porridge is lower in Sodium.

Beans, baked, home prepared and Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt 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
Contains more Magnesium +760%
Contains more Phosphorus +626.7%
Contains more Potassium +2137.5%
Contains more Zinc +461.5%
Contains more Copper +297.5%
Contains more Calcium +42.6%
Contains more Iron +87.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 141% 4% 7% 2% 1% 4% 14%
Contains more Magnesium +760%
Contains more Phosphorus +626.7%
Contains more Potassium +2137.5%
Contains more Zinc +461.5%
Contains more Copper +297.5%
Contains more Calcium +42.6%
Contains more Iron +87.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%

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 B1 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.3%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
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% 1% 0% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.3%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Porridge Opinion
Net carbs 16.13g 10.02g Baked beans
Protein 5.54g 1.44g Baked beans
Fats 5.15g 0.21g Baked beans
Carbs 21.63g 10.52g Baked beans
Calories 155kcal 50kcal Baked beans
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.03g Baked beans
Fiber 5.5g 0.5g Baked beans
Calcium 61mg 87mg Porridge
Iron 1.99mg 3.74mg Porridge
Magnesium 43mg 5mg Baked beans
Phosphorus 109mg 15mg Baked beans
Potassium 358mg 16mg Baked beans
Sodium 422mg 6mg Porridge
Zinc 0.73mg 0.13mg Baked beans
Copper 0.159mg 0.04mg Baked beans
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.02mg Porridge
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.1mg 0mg Baked beans
Vitamin B1 0.136mg 0.055mg Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.049mg 0.025mg Baked beans
Vitamin B3 0.408mg 0.52mg Porridge
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.071mg Baked beans
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.013mg Baked beans
Folate 48µg 12µg Baked beans
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Porridge
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.02mg Baked beans
Threonine 0.228mg 0.045mg Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.063mg Baked beans
Leucine 0.428mg 0.11mg Baked beans
Lysine 0.379mg 0.037mg Baked beans
Methionine 0.086mg 0.027mg Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.287mg 0.078mg Baked beans
Valine 0.282mg 0.07mg Baked beans
Histidine 0.153mg 0.033mg Baked beans
Cholesterol 5mg 0mg Porridge
Trans Fat 0g g Porridge
Saturated Fat 1.948g 0.033g Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133g 0.028g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74g 0.114g Baked beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Baked beans Porridge
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
4
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
24
Porridge

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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
11%
Porridge
Fats
24%
Baked beans
1%
Porridge

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 416mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.915g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.