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Black turtle bean vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Black turtle bean and Broad bean different?

  • Black turtle bean is higher in Iron, Folate, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Potassium, Fiber, Magnesium and Manganese, however Broad bean is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Black turtle bean is 89% higher.
  • Black turtle bean contains 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Broad bean. While Black turtle bean contains 0.9mg of Vitamin B1, Broad bean contains only 0.133mg.

Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw and Beans, fava, in pod, raw 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
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Contains more Iron +461.3%
Contains more Calcium +332.4%
Contains more Potassium +351.8%
Contains more Magnesium +384.8%
Contains more Copper +148.8%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.1%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 327% 48% 133% 115% 334% 60% 189% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +461.3%
Contains more Calcium +332.4%
Contains more Potassium +351.8%
Contains more Magnesium +384.8%
Contains more Copper +148.8%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.1%
Contains less Sodium -64%

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 B1 +576.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +299.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1858.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +452.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +630.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 5% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 0% 14% 334%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 20% 24% 0% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 0% 103% 111%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +576.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +299.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1858.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +452.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +630.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
65
Black turtle bean
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
150
Black turtle bean
43
Broad bean

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 the food
Protein
128%
Black turtle bean
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Black turtle bean
18%
Broad bean
Fats
4%
Black turtle bean
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Black turtle bean Broad bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Black turtle bean Broad bean
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 Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.114g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sugars (difference - 7.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 59)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Black turtle bean Broad bean Opinion
Calories 339 88 Black turtle bean
Protein 21.25 7.92 Black turtle bean
Fats 0.9 0.73 Black turtle bean
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 63.25 17.63 Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.7 1.55 Black turtle bean
Calcium 160 37 Black turtle bean
Potassium 1500 332 Black turtle bean
Magnesium 160 33 Black turtle bean
Sugars 2.12 9.21 Black turtle bean
Fiber 15.5 7.5 Black turtle bean
Copper 1 0.402 Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.2 1 Black turtle bean
Starch
Phosphorus 440 129 Black turtle bean
Sodium 9 25 Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 17 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.21 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.9 0.133 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.193 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.955 2.249 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.899 0.225 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.286 0.104 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 444 148 Black turtle bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.232 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.078 0.104 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.387 0.342 Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.252 Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.894 Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.938 Black turtle bean
Leucine 1.697 Black turtle bean
Lysine 1.459 Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.32 Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.149 Black turtle bean
Valine 1.112 Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.592 Black turtle bean
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/nutrients
  2. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168574/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.