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Broad bean vs Kidney bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Broad bean and Kidney bean

  • Broad bean has more Vitamin K, however Kidney bean is richer in Iron, Fiber, Copper, Folate, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Kidney bean covers your daily Iron needs 83% more than Broad bean.
  • Kidney bean has 2 times less Vitamin K than Broad bean. Broad bean has 40.9µg of Vitamin K, while Kidney bean has 19µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, 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 +286.5%
Contains more Iron +429%
Contains more Magnesium +324.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.5%
Contains more Potassium +323.5%
Contains more Zinc +179%
Contains more Copper +138.3%
Equal in Sodium - 24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 308% 100% 175% 125% 4% 77% 320%
Contains more Calcium +286.5%
Contains more Iron +429%
Contains more Magnesium +324.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.5%
Contains more Potassium +323.5%
Contains more Zinc +179%
Contains more Copper +138.3%
Equal in Sodium - 24

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +297.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +281.7%
Contains more Folate +166.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.06
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 0% 5% 0% 15% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 296% 0% 48%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +297.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +281.7%
Contains more Folate +166.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.06

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Kidney bean Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 35.11g Kidney bean
Protein 7.92g 23.58g Kidney bean
Fats 0.73g 0.83g Kidney bean
Carbs 17.63g 60.01g Kidney bean
Calories 88kcal 333kcal Kidney bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g 2.23g Kidney bean
Fiber 7.5g 24.9g Kidney bean
Calcium 37mg 143mg Kidney bean
Iron 1.55mg 8.2mg Kidney bean
Magnesium 33mg 140mg Kidney bean
Phosphorus 129mg 407mg Kidney bean
Potassium 332mg 1406mg Kidney bean
Sodium 25mg 24mg Kidney bean
Zinc 1mg 2.79mg Kidney bean
Copper 0.402mg 0.958mg Kidney bean
Vitamin A 333IU 0IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg 0.22mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 4.5mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.529mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.219mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 2.06mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.78mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.397mg Kidney bean
Folate 148µg 394µg Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg 19µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.279mg Kidney bean
Threonine mg 0.992mg Kidney bean
Isoleucine mg 1.041mg Kidney bean
Leucine mg 1.882mg Kidney bean
Lysine mg 1.618mg Kidney bean
Methionine mg 0.355mg Kidney bean
Phenylalanine mg 1.275mg Kidney bean
Valine mg 1.233mg Kidney bean
Histidine mg 0.656mg Kidney bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.12g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 0.064g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 0.457g Kidney bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Kidney 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
60
Kidney bean
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
143
Kidney 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
141%
Kidney bean
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
60%
Kidney bean
Fats
3%
Broad bean
4%
Kidney bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.98g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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

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. Kidney bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175193/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.