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

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1750%
Contains more Folate +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +617.5%
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 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% 1% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 65% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1750%
Contains more Folate +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +617.5%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Bread Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 51.07g Bread
Protein 7.92g 12.96g Bread
Fats 0.73g 4.27g Bread
Carbs 17.63g 55.77g Bread
Calories 88kcal 313kcal Bread
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g 6.42g Bread
Fiber 7.5g 4.7g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 165mg Bread
Iron 1.55mg 4.09mg Bread
Magnesium 33mg 59mg Bread
Phosphorus 129mg 188mg Bread
Potassium 332mg 223mg Broad bean
Sodium 25mg 601mg Broad bean
Zinc 1mg 1.47mg Bread
Copper 0.402mg 0.198mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 333IU 0IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg 0.24mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 0.2mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.439mg Bread
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.382mg Bread
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 6.25mg Bread
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.456mg Bread
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.153mg Bread
Folate 148µg 86µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg 5.7µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.092mg Bread
Threonine mg 0.299mg Bread
Isoleucine mg 0.258mg Bread
Leucine mg 0.461mg Bread
Lysine mg 0.215mg Bread
Methionine mg 0.105mg Bread
Phenylalanine mg 0.315mg Bread
Valine mg 0.31mg Bread
Histidine mg 0.15mg Bread
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Bread
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.989g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 1.019g Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 1.72g Bread

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Bread
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
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

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.

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.