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Broad bean vs Adzuki bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Broad bean and Adzuki bean

  • Broad bean has more Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Folate, however Adzuki bean is higher in Zinc, Potassium, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Broad bean covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 17% more than Adzuki bean.
  • Adzuki bean contains 3 times less Vitamin B3 than Broad bean. Broad bean contains 2.249mg of Vitamin B3, while Adzuki bean contains 0.717mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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 +32.1%
Contains more Copper +34.9%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Magnesium +57.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Potassium +60.2%
Contains less Sodium -68%
Contains more Zinc +77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 38% 72% 47% 2% 49% 100%
Contains more Calcium +32.1%
Contains more Copper +34.9%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Magnesium +57.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Potassium +60.2%
Contains less Sodium -68%
Contains more Zinc +77%

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 A +5450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.7%
Contains more Folate +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.096
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 20% 24% 0% 13% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 111% 0% 103%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 29% 15% 14% 26% 23% 91% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +5450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.7%
Contains more Folate +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.096

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Adzuki bean Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 17.47g Adzuki bean
Protein 7.92g 7.52g Broad bean
Fats 0.73g 0.1g Broad bean
Carbs 17.63g 24.77g Adzuki bean
Calories 88kcal 128kcal Adzuki bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g g Adzuki bean
Fiber 7.5g 7.3g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 28mg Broad bean
Iron 1.55mg 2mg Adzuki bean
Magnesium 33mg 52mg Adzuki bean
Phosphorus 129mg 168mg Adzuki bean
Potassium 332mg 532mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 25mg 8mg Adzuki bean
Zinc 1mg 1.77mg Adzuki bean
Copper 0.402mg 0.298mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 333IU 6IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 0mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.115mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.064mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 0.717mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.43mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.096mg Broad bean
Folate 148µg 121µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.072mg Adzuki bean
Threonine mg 0.255mg Adzuki bean
Isoleucine mg 0.3mg Adzuki bean
Leucine mg 0.632mg Adzuki bean
Lysine mg 0.567mg Adzuki bean
Methionine mg 0.079mg Adzuki bean
Phenylalanine mg 0.398mg Adzuki bean
Valine mg 0.387mg Adzuki bean
Histidine mg 0.198mg Adzuki bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.036g Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 0.009g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 0.021g Broad bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Adzuki bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
16
Adzuki bean
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
49
Adzuki bean

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
45%
Adzuki bean
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
25%
Adzuki bean
Fats
3%
Broad bean
0%
Adzuki bean

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
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.

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. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173728/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.