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Broad bean vs Groat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Broad bean and Groat

  • The amount of Folate, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1 in Broad bean is higher than in Groat.
  • Broad bean covers your daily need of Folate 34% more than Groat.
  • Broad bean contains 22 times more Vitamin K than Groat. While Broad bean contains 40.9µg of Vitamin K, Groat contains only 1.9µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Buckwheat groats, roasted, cooked.

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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 +428.6%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.3%
Contains more Potassium +277.3%
Contains more Zinc +63.9%
Contains more Copper +175.3%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 30% 37% 30% 8% 1% 17% 49%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.3%
Contains more Potassium +277.3%
Contains more Zinc +63.9%
Contains more Copper +175.3%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains less Sodium -84%

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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Groat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1188.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +232.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +643.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Contains more Folate +957.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2052.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
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% 2% 0% 0% 10% 9% 18% 22% 18% 11% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1188.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +232.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +643.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Contains more Folate +957.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2052.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Groat Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 17.24g Groat
Protein 7.92g 3.38g Broad bean
Fats 0.73g 0.62g Broad bean
Carbs 17.63g 19.94g Groat
Calories 88kcal 92kcal Groat
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.1g Groat
Sugar 9.21g 0.9g Groat
Fiber 7.5g 2.7g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 7mg Broad bean
Iron 1.55mg 0.8mg Broad bean
Magnesium 33mg 51mg Groat
Phosphorus 129mg 70mg Broad bean
Potassium 332mg 88mg Broad bean
Sodium 25mg 4mg Groat
Zinc 1mg 0.61mg Broad bean
Copper 0.402mg 0.146mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 333IU 0IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg 0.09mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 0mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.04mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.039mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 0.94mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.359mg Groat
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.077mg Broad bean
Folate 148µg 14µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg 1.9µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.049mg Groat
Threonine mg 0.129mg Groat
Isoleucine mg 0.127mg Groat
Leucine mg 0.212mg Groat
Lysine mg 0.172mg Groat
Methionine mg 0.044mg Groat
Phenylalanine mg 0.133mg Groat
Valine mg 0.173mg Groat
Histidine mg 0.079mg Groat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Groat
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.134g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 0.188g Groat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 0.188g Broad bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Groat
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
8
Groat
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
22
Groat

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
20%
Groat
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
20%
Groat
Fats
3%
Broad bean
3%
Groat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Groat
Groat is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Groat
Groat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Groat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170686/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.