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Baked beans vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Baked beans and Wheat gluten?

  • Baked beans are higher in Fiber, and Potassium, yet Wheat gluten is higher in Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Folate, Vitamin B1, and Calcium.
  • Wheat gluten's daily need coverage for Selenium is 62% more.
  • Baked beans have 15 times more Sodium than Wheat gluten. While Baked beans have 422mg of Sodium, Wheat gluten has only 29mg.

We used Beans, baked, home prepared and Vital wheat gluten 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 Potassium +258%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Iron +161.3%
Contains more Calcium +132.8%
Contains more Copper +14.5%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 19% 32% 31% 53% 20% 47% 56%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 195% 43% 9% 18% 61% 24% 112% 4%
Contains more Potassium +258%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Iron +161.3%
Contains more Calcium +132.8%
Contains more Copper +14.5%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
58
Wheat gluten

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
24%
Baked beans
9%
Wheat gluten

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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sodium (difference - 393mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.676g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 155 370 Wheat gluten
Protein 5.54 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 5.15 1.85 Baked beans
Vitamin C 1.1 0 Baked beans
Carbs 21.63 13.79 Baked beans
Cholesterol 5 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.99 5.2 Wheat gluten
Calcium 61 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 358 100 Baked beans
Magnesium 43 25 Baked beans
Sugar 0 Baked beans
Fiber 5.5 0.6 Baked beans
Copper 0.159 0.182 Wheat gluten
Zinc 0.73 0.85 Wheat gluten
Starch
Phosphorus 109 260 Wheat gluten
Sodium 422 29 Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.136 0 Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.049 0 Baked beans
Vitamin B3 0.408 0 Baked beans
Vitamin B5 0.155 0 Baked beans
Vitamin B6 0.09 0 Baked beans
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Wheat gluten
Folate 48 0 Baked beans
Trans Fat 0 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 1.948 0.272 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133 0.156 Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74 0.81 Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.067 Baked beans
Threonine 0.228 Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242 Baked beans
Leucine 0.428 Baked beans
Lysine 0.379 Baked beans
Methionine 0.086 Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.287 Baked beans
Valine 0.282 Baked beans
Histidine 0.153 Baked beans
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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. Wheat gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/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.