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Cranberry bean vs Bran - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cranberry bean and Bran

  • Cranberry bean has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, and Potassium, however Bran has more Manganese, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Bran's daily need coverage for Manganese is 205% more.
  • Cranberry bean has 12 times more Folate than Bran. Cranberry bean has 604µg of Folate, while Bran has 52µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beans, cranberry (roman), mature seeds, raw and Oat bran, raw.

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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 Calcium +119%
Contains more Potassium +135.3%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Iron - 5.41
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 188% 39% 118% 112% 265% 99% 160% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 203% 18% 50% 168% 135% 85% 315% 1%
Contains more Calcium +119%
Contains more Potassium +135.3%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Iron - 5.41

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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Bran
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.3%
Contains more Folate +1061.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
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 0% 0% 21% 0% 293% 51% 18% 90% 39% 0% 8% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.3%
Contains more Folate +1061.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22

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
46
Bran
Mineral Summary Score
122
Cranberry bean
122
Bran

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
104%
Bran
Carbohydrates
60%
Cranberry bean
66%
Bran
Fats
6%
Cranberry bean
32%
Bran

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

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Cranberry bean Bran
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 Sugar?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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.
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 Bran Opinion
Calories 335 246 Cranberry bean
Protein 23.03 17.3 Cranberry bean
Fats 1.23 7.03 Bran
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 60.05 66.22 Bran
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5 5.41 Bran
Calcium 127 58 Cranberry bean
Potassium 1332 566 Cranberry bean
Magnesium 156 235 Bran
Sugar 1.45 Cranberry bean
Fiber 24.7 15.4 Cranberry bean
Copper 0.794 0.403 Cranberry bean
Zinc 3.63 3.11 Cranberry bean
Starch
Phosphorus 372 734 Bran
Sodium 6 4 Bran
Vitamin A 2 0 Cranberry bean
Vitamin E 1.01 Bran
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.747 1.17 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.22 Bran
Vitamin B3 1.455 0.934 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B5 0.748 1.494 Bran
Vitamin B6 0.309 0.165 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.2 Bran
Folate 604 52 Cranberry bean
Trans Fat 0 Bran
Saturated Fat 0.316 1.328 Cranberry bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106 2.376 Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527 2.766 Bran
Tryptophan 0.273 0.335 Bran
Threonine 0.969 0.502 Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 1.017 0.668 Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.838 1.374 Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.58 0.76 Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.346 0.335 Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.245 0.908 Cranberry bean
Valine 1.205 0.964 Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.641 0.41 Cranberry 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. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/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.