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Broad bean vs. Amaranth leaves — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Broad bean and Amaranth leaves

  • Broad bean has more Vitamin B1, however, Amaranth leaves has more Manganese, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper, Iron, and Folate.
  • Amaranth leaves' daily need coverage for Manganese is 27% more.
  • Broad bean has 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Amaranth leaves. Broad bean has 0.128mg of Vitamin B1, while Amaranth leaves have 0.027mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Broadbeans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Amaranth leaves, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +46%
Contains more Selenium +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +1094.4%
Contains more Iron +54.7%
Contains more Magnesium +77.4%
Contains more Potassium +216.6%
Contains less Sodium -51.2%
Contains more Zinc +91.5%
Contains more Copper +170%
Contains more Manganese +239.1%
Equal in Selenium - 0.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 56% 22% 31% 17% 5.3% 13% 20% 34% 5.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 65% 87% 39% 21% 54% 2.6% 25% 54% 115% 4.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +46%
Contains more Selenium +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +1094.4%
Contains more Iron +54.7%
Contains more Magnesium +77.4%
Contains more Potassium +216.6%
Contains less Sodium -51.2%
Contains more Zinc +91.5%
Contains more Copper +170%
Contains more Manganese +239.1%
Equal in Selenium - 0.9

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +374.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +980.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +118.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +562.1%
Contains more Folate +46.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.064
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 66% 32% 21% 23% 4% 6.7% 44% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 175% 0% 0% 144% 6.8% 36% 12% 3.8% 44% 64% 0% 0% 2850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +374.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +980.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +118.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +562.1%
Contains more Folate +46.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.064

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +95.1%
Contains more Fats +51.5%
Contains more Carbs +151.2%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Equal in Water - 91.69
5% 10% 84%
Protein: 4.8 g
Fats: 0.5 g
Carbs: 10.1 g
Water: 83.7 g
Other: 0.9 g
2% 4% 92%
Protein: 2.46 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 4.02 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 1.5 g
Contains more Protein +95.1%
Contains more Fats +51.5%
Contains more Carbs +151.2%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Equal in Water - 91.69

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +106.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +280%
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.142 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.303 g
29% 24% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.091 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.076 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.147 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +106.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +280%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Broad bean Amaranth leaves
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Amaranth leaves Opinion
Net carbs 6.5g 4.02g Broad bean
Protein 4.8g 2.46g Broad bean
Fats 0.5g 0.33g Broad bean
Carbs 10.1g 4.02g Broad bean
Calories 62kcal 23kcal Broad bean
Fiber 3.6g Broad bean
Calcium 18mg 215mg Amaranth leaves
Iron 1.5mg 2.32mg Amaranth leaves
Magnesium 31mg 55mg Amaranth leaves
Phosphorus 73mg 50mg Broad bean
Potassium 193mg 611mg Amaranth leaves
Sodium 41mg 20mg Amaranth leaves
Zinc 0.47mg 0.9mg Amaranth leaves
Copper 0.06mg 0.162mg Amaranth leaves
Manganese 0.261mg 0.885mg Amaranth leaves
Selenium 1µg 0.9µg Broad bean
Vitamin A 270IU 2917IU Amaranth leaves
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 146µg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin C 19.8mg 43.3mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B1 0.128mg 0.027mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.158mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 0.658mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.066mg 0.064mg Broad bean
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.192mg Amaranth leaves
Folate 58µg 85µg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin K 1140µg Amaranth leaves
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.031mg Broad bean
Threonine 0.178mg 0.099mg Broad bean
Isoleucine 0.215mg 0.119mg Broad bean
Leucine 0.37mg 0.195mg Broad bean
Lysine 0.313mg 0.127mg Broad bean
Methionine 0.037mg 0.036mg Broad bean
Phenylalanine 0.195mg 0.133mg Broad bean
Valine 0.235mg 0.137mg Broad bean
Histidine 0.115mg 0.052mg Broad bean
Saturated Fat 0.142g 0.091g Amaranth leaves
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.076g Amaranth leaves
Polyunsaturated fat 0.303g 0.147g Broad bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Broad bean Amaranth leaves
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Broad bean
257%
Amaranth leaves
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Broad bean
47%
Amaranth leaves

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 79)
Which food is cheaper?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170378/nutrients
  2. Amaranth leaves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168385/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.