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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 Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.5%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Copper +436%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.5%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Copper +436%
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 Folate +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +20350%
Contains more Vitamin C +32.4%
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 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 1%
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 Folate +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +20350%
Contains more Vitamin C +32.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Beetroot Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 6.76g Broad bean
Protein 7.92g 1.61g Broad bean
Fats 0.73g 0.17g Broad bean
Carbs 17.63g 9.56g Broad bean
Calories 88kcal 43kcal Broad bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g 6.76g Beetroot
Fiber 7.5g 2.8g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 16mg Broad bean
Iron 1.55mg 0.8mg Broad bean
Magnesium 33mg 23mg Broad bean
Phosphorus 129mg 40mg Broad bean
Potassium 332mg 325mg Broad bean
Sodium 25mg 78mg Broad bean
Zinc 1mg 0.35mg Broad bean
Copper 0.402mg 0.075mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 333IU 33IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg 0.04mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 4.9mg Beetroot
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.031mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.04mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 0.334mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.155mg Broad bean
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.067mg Broad bean
Folate 148µg 109µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg 0.2µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.019mg Beetroot
Threonine mg 0.047mg Beetroot
Isoleucine mg 0.048mg Beetroot
Leucine mg 0.068mg Beetroot
Lysine mg 0.058mg Beetroot
Methionine mg 0.018mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine mg 0.046mg Beetroot
Valine mg 0.056mg Beetroot
Histidine mg 0.021mg Beetroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 0.032g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 0.06g Broad bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Beetroot
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
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

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)

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.