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Cranberry bean vs Kidney bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cranberry bean and Kidney bean?

  • Cranberry bean is richer in Folate, Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Zinc, while Kidney bean is higher in Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cranberry bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 53% higher.
  • Kidney bean has 4 times less Selenium than Cranberry bean. Cranberry bean has 12.7µg of Selenium, while Kidney bean has 3.2µg.

We used Beans, cranberry (roman), mature seeds, raw and Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +11.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +64%
Contains more Calcium +12.6%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Equal in Potassium - 1406
Equal in Phosphorus - 407
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 188% 39% 118% 112% 265% 99% 160% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 308% 43% 125% 100% 320% 77% 175% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +64%
Contains more Calcium +12.6%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Equal in Potassium - 1406
Equal in Phosphorus - 407

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 B1 +41.2%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.219
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.78
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 0% 187% 50% 28% 45% 72% 0% 0% 453%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 0% 5% 0% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 0% 48% 296%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.2%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.219
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.78

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
69
Cranberry bean
60
Kidney bean
Mineral Summary Score
122
Cranberry bean
143
Kidney 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 food.
Protein
138%
Cranberry bean
141%
Kidney bean
Carbohydrates
60%
Cranberry bean
60%
Kidney bean
Fats
6%
Cranberry bean
4%
Kidney bean

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.
Cranberry bean Kidney bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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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?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.196g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry bean Kidney bean Opinion
Calories 335 333 Cranberry bean
Protein 23.03 23.58 Kidney bean
Fats 1.23 0.83 Cranberry bean
Vitamin C 0 4.5 Kidney bean
Carbs 60.05 60.01 Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5 8.2 Kidney bean
Calcium 127 143 Kidney bean
Potassium 1332 1406 Kidney bean
Magnesium 156 140 Cranberry bean
Sugar 2.23 Cranberry bean
Fiber 24.7 24.9 Kidney bean
Copper 0.794 0.958 Kidney bean
Zinc 3.63 2.79 Cranberry bean
Starch
Phosphorus 372 407 Kidney bean
Sodium 6 24 Cranberry bean
Vitamin A 2 0 Cranberry bean
Vitamin E 0.22 Kidney bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.747 0.529 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.219 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 1.455 2.06 Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.748 0.78 Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.309 0.397 Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 Kidney bean
Folate 604 394 Cranberry bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.316 0.12 Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106 0.064 Cranberry bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527 0.457 Cranberry bean
Tryptophan 0.273 0.279 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.969 0.992 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.017 1.041 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.838 1.882 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.58 1.618 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.346 0.355 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.245 1.275 Kidney bean
Valine 1.205 1.233 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.641 0.656 Kidney 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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cranberry bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175189/nutrients
  2. Kidney bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175193/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.