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Black turtle bean vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Black turtle bean and Wheat gluten different?

  • Black turtle bean is higher in Fiber, Potassium, and Copper, however Wheat gluten is richer in Selenium, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Wheat gluten is 70% higher.
  • Black turtle bean contains 14 times more Fiber than Wheat gluten. While Black turtle bean contains 8.3g of Fiber, Wheat gluten contains only 0.6g.

Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Vital wheat gluten 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 Magnesium +96%
Contains more Potassium +333%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Copper +47.8%
Contains more Calcium +158.2%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 107% 35% 66% 39% 1% 21% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61%
Contains more Magnesium +96%
Contains more Potassium +333%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Copper +47.8%
Contains more Calcium +158.2%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 18% 0% 0% 57% 13% 10% 16% 18% 65% 0% 9%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black turtle bean Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 16.05g 13.19g Black turtle bean
Protein 8.18g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 0.35g 1.85g Wheat gluten
Carbs 24.35g 13.79g Black turtle bean
Calories 130kcal 370kcal Wheat gluten
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.32g 0g Wheat gluten
Fiber 8.3g 0.6g Black turtle bean
Calcium 55mg 142mg Wheat gluten
Iron 2.85mg 5.2mg Wheat gluten
Magnesium 49mg 25mg Black turtle bean
Phosphorus 152mg 260mg Wheat gluten
Potassium 433mg 100mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 3mg 29mg Black turtle bean
Zinc 0.76mg 0.85mg Wheat gluten
Copper 0.269mg 0.182mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Black turtle bean
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.225mg 0mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.056mg 0mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 0.527mg 0mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0mg Black turtle bean
Folate 86µg 0µg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 0µg Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.097mg mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.344mg mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.361mg mg Black turtle bean
Leucine 0.653mg mg Black turtle bean
Lysine 0.562mg mg Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.123mg mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 0.442mg mg Black turtle bean
Valine 0.428mg mg Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.228mg mg Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.272g Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.156g Wheat gluten
Polyunsaturated fat 0.149g 0.81g Wheat gluten

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black turtle bean 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
17
Black turtle bean
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
47
Black turtle bean
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
49%
Black turtle bean
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
24%
Black turtle bean
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
2%
Black turtle bean
9%
Wheat gluten

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.32g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.183g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175187/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.