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Broad bean vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Broad bean and Cereal

  • Broad bean contains less Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K than Cereal.
  • Cereal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 513% higher.
  • The amount of Sodium in Broad bean is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands).

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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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Cereal
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +216.2%
Contains more Magnesium +73.7%
Contains more Copper +193.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Iron +2097.4%
Contains more Zinc +660%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1278% 3% 10% 14% 46% 208% 33% 104%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +216.2%
Contains more Magnesium +73.7%
Contains more Copper +193.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Iron +2097.4%
Contains more Zinc +660%

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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Cereal
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +940.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +738.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4627.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1234.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1217%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5655.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.226
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 129% 168% 2% 0% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +940.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +738.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4627.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1234.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1217%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5655.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.226

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
393
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
212
Cereal

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
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
87%
Cereal
Fats
3%
Broad bean
5%
Cereal

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

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Broad bean Cereal
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broad bean
Broad bean contains less Sodium (difference - 770mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.142g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Cereal Opinion
Calories 88 378 Cereal
Protein 7.92 6.06 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 1.08 Cereal
Vitamin C 3.7 38.5 Cereal
Carbs 17.63 86.85 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Broad bean
Iron 1.55 34.06 Cereal
Calcium 37 10 Broad bean
Potassium 332 105 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 19 Broad bean
Sugar 9.21 10.35 Broad bean
Fiber 7.5 1.4 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.137 Broad bean
Zinc 1 7.6 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 129 77 Broad bean
Sodium 25 795 Broad bean
Vitamin A 333 2792 Cereal
Vitamin E 1.16 0.08 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133 6.288 Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.29 3.87 Cereal
Vitamin B3 2.249 29.62 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.226 Cereal
Vitamin B6 0.104 5.986 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Broad bean
Vitamin K 40.9 0 Broad bean
Folate 148 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.26 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.204 Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 0.354 Cereal
Tryptophan 0.066 Cereal
Threonine 0.241 Cereal
Isoleucine 0.26 Cereal
Leucine 0.767 Cereal
Lysine 0.113 Cereal
Methionine 0.13 Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365 Cereal
Valine 0.344 Cereal
Histidine 0.162 Cereal
Fructose 0.26 Cereal

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

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.