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Broad bean vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Broad bean and Beetroot

  • The amount of Copper, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Folate, Iron, and Vitamin B1 in Broad bean is higher than in Beetroot.
  • Broad bean covers your daily need of Copper 36% more than Beetroot.
  • Broad bean contains 205 times more Vitamin K than Beetroot. While Broad bean contains 40.9µg of Vitamin K, Beetroot contains only 0.2µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Beets, 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 Iron +93.8%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +436%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.5%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +436%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.5%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Equal in Potassium - 325

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 +909.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +329%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +625%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +573.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +20350%
Contains more Folate +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +32.4%
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 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin A +909.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +329%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +625%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +573.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +20350%
Contains more Folate +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +32.4%

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
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
18
Beetroot

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
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
10%
Beetroot
Fats
3%
Broad bean
1%
Beetroot

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

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Broad bean Beetroot
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 contains less Sodium?
Broad bean
Broad bean contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.45g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.091g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Beetroot
Beetroot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Beetroot Opinion
Calories 88 43 Broad bean
Protein 7.92 1.61 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 0.17 Broad bean
Vitamin C 3.7 4.9 Beetroot
Carbs 17.63 9.56 Broad bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 0.8 Broad bean
Calcium 37 16 Broad bean
Potassium 332 325 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 23 Broad bean
Sugar 9.21 6.76 Beetroot
Fiber 7.5 2.8 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.075 Broad bean
Zinc 1 0.35 Broad bean
Starch
Phosphorus 129 40 Broad bean
Sodium 25 78 Broad bean
Vitamin A 333 33 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 0.04 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.031 Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.04 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 0.334 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.155 Broad bean
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.067 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 0.2 Broad bean
Folate 148 109 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.032 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 0.06 Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
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. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.