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Broad bean vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Broad bean and Amaranth grain

  • Broad bean has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, however Amaranth grain is higher in Selenium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Iron.
  • Broad bean covers your daily Folate needs 32% more than Amaranth grain.
  • Amaranth grain contains 13 times less Vitamin B2 than Broad bean. Broad bean contains 0.29mg of Vitamin B2, while Amaranth grain contains 0.022mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Amaranth grain, cooked.

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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 Potassium +145.9%
Contains more Copper +169.8%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%
Contains more Iron +35.5%
Contains more Calcium +27%
Contains more Magnesium +97%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -76%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 79% 15% 12% 47% 50% 24% 64% 1%
Contains more Potassium +145.9%
Contains more Copper +169.8%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%
Contains more Iron +35.5%
Contains more Calcium +27%
Contains more Magnesium +97%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -76%

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 E +510.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +786.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +857%
Contains more Folate +572.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.113
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 20% 24% 0% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 0% 103% 111%
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% 4% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 0% 0% 17%
Contains more Vitamin E +510.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +786.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +857%
Contains more Folate +572.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.113

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
37
Broad bean
5
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
36
Amaranth grain

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
48%
Broad bean
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
3%
Broad bean
7%
Amaranth grain

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.
Broad bean Amaranth grain
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Broad bean Amaranth grain
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 88 102 Amaranth grain
Protein 7.92 3.8 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 1.58 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 17.63 18.69 Amaranth grain
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Broad bean
Iron 1.55 2.1 Amaranth grain
Calcium 37 47 Amaranth grain
Potassium 332 135 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 65 Amaranth grain
Sugar 9.21 Amaranth grain
Fiber 7.5 2.1 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.149 Broad bean
Zinc 1 0.86 Broad bean
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 129 148 Amaranth grain
Sodium 25 6 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 0.19 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.015 Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.022 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 0.235 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 Broad bean
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.113 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0 Broad bean
Vitamin K 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 148 22 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.118 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 Broad bean
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168574/nutrients
  2. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/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.