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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 Magnesium +72%
Contains more Potassium +258%
Contains more Calcium +132.8%
Contains more Iron +161.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Copper +14.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Potassium +258%
Contains more Calcium +132.8%
Contains more Iron +161.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Copper +14.5%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 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 +∞%

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 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 vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 16.13g 13.19g Baked beans
Protein 5.54g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 5.15g 1.85g Baked beans
Carbs 21.63g 13.79g Baked beans
Calories 155kcal 370kcal Wheat gluten
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Baked beans
Fiber 5.5g 0.6g Baked beans
Calcium 61mg 142mg Wheat gluten
Iron 1.99mg 5.2mg Wheat gluten
Magnesium 43mg 25mg Baked beans
Phosphorus 109mg 260mg Wheat gluten
Potassium 358mg 100mg Baked beans
Sodium 422mg 29mg Wheat gluten
Zinc 0.73mg 0.85mg Wheat gluten
Copper 0.159mg 0.182mg Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0mg Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.1mg 0mg Baked beans
Vitamin B1 0.136mg 0mg Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.049mg 0mg Baked beans
Vitamin B3 0.408mg 0mg Baked beans
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0mg Baked beans
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0mg Baked beans
Folate 48µg 0µg Baked beans
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.067mg mg Baked beans
Threonine 0.228mg mg Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg mg Baked beans
Leucine 0.428mg mg Baked beans
Lysine 0.379mg mg Baked beans
Methionine 0.086mg mg Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.287mg mg Baked beans
Valine 0.282mg mg Baked beans
Histidine 0.153mg mg Baked beans
Cholesterol 5mg 0mg Wheat gluten
Trans Fat 0g g Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 1.948g 0.272g Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133g 0.156g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74g 0.81g Wheat gluten

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baked beans Wheat gluten
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sodium (difference - 393mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
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.

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.