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Baked beans vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Baked beans and Tempeh different?

  • Tempeh has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Iron than Baked beans.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tempeh is 45% higher.
  • Baked beans contain 47 times more Sodium than Tempeh. While Baked beans contain 422mg of Sodium, Tempeh contains only 9mg.

Beans, baked, home prepared and Tempeh are the varieties 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 Calcium +82%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +144%
Contains more Potassium +15.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%
Contains more Copper +252.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Contains more Calcium +82%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +144%
Contains more Potassium +15.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%
Contains more Copper +252.2%

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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Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Tempeh Opinion
Net carbs 16.13g 7.64g Baked beans
Protein 5.54g 20.29g Tempeh
Fats 5.15g 10.8g Tempeh
Carbs 21.63g 7.64g Baked beans
Calories 155kcal 192kcal Tempeh
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 5.5g g Baked beans
Calcium 61mg 111mg Tempeh
Iron 1.99mg 2.7mg Tempeh
Magnesium 43mg 81mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 109mg 266mg Tempeh
Potassium 358mg 412mg Tempeh
Sodium 422mg 9mg Tempeh
Zinc 0.73mg 1.14mg Tempeh
Copper 0.159mg 0.56mg Tempeh
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.1mg 0mg Baked beans
Vitamin B1 0.136mg 0.078mg Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.049mg 0.358mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 0.408mg 2.64mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.278mg Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.215mg Tempeh
Folate 48µg 24µg Baked beans
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.08µg Tempeh
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.194mg Tempeh
Threonine 0.228mg 0.796mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.88mg Tempeh
Leucine 0.428mg 1.43mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.379mg 0.908mg Tempeh
Methionine 0.086mg 0.175mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.287mg 0.893mg Tempeh
Valine 0.282mg 0.92mg Tempeh
Histidine 0.153mg 0.466mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 5mg 0mg Tempeh
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.948g 2.539g Baked beans
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133g 3.205g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74g 4.3g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baked beans Tempeh
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
20
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
70
Tempeh

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
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
8%
Tempeh
Fats
24%
Baked beans
50%
Tempeh

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 413mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.591g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/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.