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Broad bean vs Bread - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Broad bean and Bread different?

  • Broad bean is richer in Vitamin K, Copper, and Folate, while Bread is higher in Selenium, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Calcium.
  • Bread covers your daily need of Selenium 59% more than Broad bean.
  • Broad bean contains 7 times more Vitamin K than Bread. Broad bean contains 40.9µg of Vitamin K, while Bread contains 5.7µg.
  • Broad bean is lower in Sodium.

Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Bread, wheat, toasted types were used in this article.

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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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5
Bread
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains more Copper +103%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Iron +163.9%
Contains more Calcium +345.9%
Contains more Magnesium +78.8%
Contains more Zinc +47%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 154% 50% 20% 43% 66% 41% 81% 79%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains more Copper +103%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Iron +163.9%
Contains more Calcium +345.9%
Contains more Magnesium +78.8%
Contains more Zinc +47%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%

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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Bread
Contains more Vitamin C +1750%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +617.5%
Contains more Folate +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
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 1% 0% 5% 0% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 0% 15% 65%
Contains more Vitamin C +1750%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +617.5%
Contains more Folate +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%

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
38
Bread
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
66
Bread

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
78%
Bread
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
56%
Bread
Fats
3%
Broad bean
20%
Bread

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Broad bean Bread
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 contains less Sodium?
Broad bean
Broad bean contains less Sodium (difference - 576mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.871g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bread
Bread is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.79g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bread
Bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Bread Opinion
Calories 88 313 Bread
Protein 7.92 12.96 Bread
Fats 0.73 4.27 Bread
Vitamin C 3.7 0.2 Broad bean
Carbs 17.63 55.77 Bread
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 4.09 Bread
Calcium 37 165 Bread
Potassium 332 223 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 59 Bread
Sugar 9.21 6.42 Bread
Fiber 7.5 4.7 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.198 Broad bean
Zinc 1 1.47 Bread
Starch
Phosphorus 129 188 Bread
Sodium 25 601 Broad bean
Vitamin A 333 0 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 0.24 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.439 Bread
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.382 Bread
Vitamin B3 2.249 6.25 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.456 Bread
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.153 Bread
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 5.7 Broad bean
Folate 148 86 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Bread
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.989 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 1.019 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 1.72 Bread
Tryptophan 0.092 Bread
Threonine 0.299 Bread
Isoleucine 0.258 Bread
Leucine 0.461 Bread
Lysine 0.215 Bread
Methionine 0.105 Bread
Phenylalanine 0.315 Bread
Valine 0.31 Bread
Histidine 0.15 Bread
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. Bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172687/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.