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Broad bean vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Broad bean and Chickpea different?

  • Broad bean is higher in Vitamin K, however Chickpea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B5, Fiber, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Chickpea is 898% higher.
  • Broad bean contains 5 times more Vitamin K than Chickpea. While Broad bean contains 40.9µg of Vitamin K, Chickpea contains only 9µg.

Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw are the varieties 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 Iron +178.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.1%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains more Magnesium +139.4%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +176%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.3%
Equal in Sodium - 24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Contains more Iron +178.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.1%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains more Magnesium +139.4%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +176%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.3%
Equal in Sodium - 24

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 +397%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +354.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +258.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +605.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414.4%
Contains more Folate +276.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 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 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
Contains more Vitamin A +397%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +354.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +258.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +605.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414.4%
Contains more Folate +276.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 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
74
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
88
Chickpea

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
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
63%
Chickpea
Fats
3%
Broad bean
28%
Chickpea

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Chickpea
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?
Chickpea
Chickpea contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.49g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.485g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 Chickpea Opinion
Calories 88 378 Chickpea
Protein 7.92 20.47 Chickpea
Fats 0.73 6.04 Chickpea
Vitamin C 3.7 4 Chickpea
Carbs 17.63 62.95 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 4.31 Chickpea
Calcium 37 57 Chickpea
Potassium 332 718 Chickpea
Magnesium 33 79 Chickpea
Sugar 9.21 10.7 Broad bean
Fiber 7.5 12.2 Chickpea
Copper 0.402 0.656 Chickpea
Zinc 1 2.76 Chickpea
Starch
Phosphorus 129 252 Chickpea
Sodium 25 24 Chickpea
Vitamin A 333 67 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 0.82 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.477 Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.212 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 1.541 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 1.588 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.535 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 9 Broad bean
Folate 148 557 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.603 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 1.377 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 2.731 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2 Chickpea
Threonine 0.766 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 Chickpea
Lysine 1.377 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 Chickpea
Histidine 0.566 Chickpea
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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.