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Broad bean vs Arborio rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Broad bean and Arborio rice?

  • Broad bean is richer in Copper, Folate, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium, Magnesium and Zinc, yet Arborio rice is richer in Selenium.
  • Broad bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 37% higher.
  • Broad bean has 18 times more Vitamin B2 than Arborio rice. Broad bean has 0.29mg of Vitamin B2, while Arborio rice has 0.016mg.

We used Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Rice, white, short-grain, enriched, cooked 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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Contains more Calcium +3600%
Contains more Potassium +1176.9%
Contains more Magnesium +312.5%
Contains more Copper +458.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +290.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 1.46
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 1% 3% 6% 24% 11% 15% 0%
Contains more Calcium +3600%
Contains more Potassium +1176.9%
Contains more Magnesium +312.5%
Contains more Copper +458.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +290.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 1.46

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.3%
Contains more Folate +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.4%
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% 0% 0% 41% 4% 28% 24% 14% 0% 0% 45%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.3%
Contains more Folate +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
37
Broad bean
13
Arborio rice
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
14
Arborio rice

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 the food
Protein
48%
Broad bean
14%
Arborio rice
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
29%
Arborio rice
Fats
3%
Broad bean
1%
Arborio rice

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Broad bean Arborio rice
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Arborio rice
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 richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sugars (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.067g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Broad bean Arborio rice Opinion
Calories 88 130 Arborio rice
Protein 7.92 2.36 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 0.19 Broad bean
Vitamin C 3.7 0 Broad bean
Carbs 17.63 28.73 Arborio rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 1.46 Broad bean
Calcium 37 1 Broad bean
Potassium 332 26 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 8 Broad bean
Sugars 9.21 Arborio rice
Fiber 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.072 Broad bean
Zinc 1 0.4 Broad bean
Starch
Phosphorus 129 33 Broad bean
Sodium 25 0 Arborio rice
Vitamin A 333 0 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.164 Arborio rice
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.016 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 1.493 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.397 Arborio rice
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.059 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 148 59 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Arborio rice
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.051 Arborio rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.058 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 0.05 Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.027 Arborio rice
Threonine 0.084 Arborio rice
Isoleucine 0.102 Arborio rice
Leucine 0.195 Arborio rice
Lysine 0.085 Arborio rice
Methionine 0.056 Arborio rice
Phenylalanine 0.126 Arborio rice
Valine 0.144 Arborio rice
Histidine 0.056 Arborio rice
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Arborio rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168882/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.