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Cranberry bean vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cranberry bean and Maize?

  • Cranberry bean has more Folate, Fiber, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium, Zinc, and Magnesium than Maize.
  • Cranberry bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 141% higher.
  • Maize has 15 times less Copper than Cranberry bean. Cranberry bean has 0.794mg of Copper, while Maize has 0.054mg.

We used Beans, cranberry (roman), mature seeds, raw and Corn, sweet, yellow, 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
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Maize
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +6250%
Contains more Potassium +393.3%
Contains more Magnesium +321.6%
Contains more Copper +1370.4%
Contains more Zinc +689.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +318%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 188% 39% 118% 112% 265% 99% 160% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +6250%
Contains more Potassium +393.3%
Contains more Magnesium +321.6%
Contains more Copper +1370.4%
Contains more Zinc +689.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +318%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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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Maize
Contains more Vitamin B1 +381.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +287.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.3%
Contains more Folate +1338.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +9250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.717
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 23% 12% 2% 0% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 0% 1% 32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +381.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +287.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.3%
Contains more Folate +1338.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +9250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.717

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
18
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
122
Cranberry bean
18
Maize

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
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
60%
Cranberry bean
19%
Maize
Fats
6%
Cranberry bean
6%
Maize

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

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Cranberry bean Maize
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 cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry 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 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 Cranberry bean Maize Opinion
Calories 335 86 Cranberry bean
Protein 23.03 3.27 Cranberry bean
Fats 1.23 1.35 Maize
Vitamin C 0 6.8 Maize
Carbs 60.05 18.7 Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5 0.52 Cranberry bean
Calcium 127 2 Cranberry bean
Potassium 1332 270 Cranberry bean
Magnesium 156 37 Cranberry bean
Sugar 6.26 Cranberry bean
Fiber 24.7 2 Cranberry bean
Copper 0.794 0.054 Cranberry bean
Zinc 3.63 0.46 Cranberry bean
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 372 89 Cranberry bean
Sodium 6 15 Cranberry bean
Vitamin A 2 187 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.747 0.155 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.055 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B3 1.455 1.77 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.748 0.717 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B6 0.309 0.093 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folate 604 42 Cranberry bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.316 0.325 Cranberry bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106 0.432 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527 0.487 Cranberry bean
Tryptophan 0.273 0.023 Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.969 0.129 Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 1.017 0.129 Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.838 0.348 Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.58 0.137 Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.346 0.067 Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.245 0.15 Cranberry bean
Valine 1.205 0.185 Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.641 0.089 Cranberry bean
Fructose 1.94 Maize

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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.