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Broad bean vs. Lambsquarters — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Broad bean and Lambsquarters

  • Broad bean has more Folate, however, Lambsquarters are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Lambsquarters covers your daily need of Vitamin C 67% more than Broad bean.
  • Broad bean has 2 times more Folate than Lambsquarters. While Broad bean has 58µg of Folate, Lambsquarters have only 30µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Broadbeans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Lambsquarters, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Selenium +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +1616.7%
Contains more Potassium +134.2%
Contains more Copper +388.3%
Contains more Manganese +199.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 34
Equal in Phosphorus - 72
Equal in Sodium - 43
Equal in Zinc - 0.44
Equal in Selenium - 0.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 57% 23% 32% 18% 6% 13% 20% 35% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 93% 45% 25% 31% 40% 6% 12% 98% 102% 5%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Selenium +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +1616.7%
Contains more Potassium +134.2%
Contains more Copper +388.3%
Contains more Manganese +199.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 34
Equal in Phosphorus - 72
Equal in Sodium - 43
Equal in Zinc - 0.44
Equal in Selenium - 0.9

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Folate +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4196.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +304%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +844.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 17% 0% 0% 66% 32% 21% 23% 4% 7% 44% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 696% 0% 0% 267% 40% 102% 23% 6% 64% 23% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Folate +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4196.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +304%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +844.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Carbs +38.4%
Contains more Fats +60%
Contains more Other +277.8%
Equal in Water - 84.3
5% 10% 84%
Protein: 4.8 g
Fats: 0.5 g
Carbs: 10.1 g
Water: 83.7 g
Other: 0.9 g
4% 7% 84% 3%
Protein: 4.2 g
Fats: 0.8 g
Carbs: 7.3 g
Water: 84.3 g
Other: 3.4 g
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Carbs +38.4%
Contains more Fats +60%
Contains more Other +277.8%
Equal in Water - 84.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +650%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.8%
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.142 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.303 g
11% 27% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.059 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.15 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.351 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +650%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Broad bean Lambsquarters
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Lambsquarters Opinion
Net carbs 6.5g 3.3g Broad bean
Protein 4.8g 4.2g Broad bean
Fats 0.5g 0.8g Lambsquarters
Carbs 10.1g 7.3g Broad bean
Calories 62kcal 43kcal Broad bean
Fiber 3.6g 4g Lambsquarters
Calcium 18mg 309mg Lambsquarters
Iron 1.5mg 1.2mg Broad bean
Magnesium 31mg 34mg Lambsquarters
Phosphorus 73mg 72mg Broad bean
Potassium 193mg 452mg Lambsquarters
Sodium 41mg 43mg Broad bean
Zinc 0.47mg 0.44mg Broad bean
Copper 0.06mg 0.293mg Lambsquarters
Manganese 0.261mg 0.782mg Lambsquarters
Selenium 1µg 0.9µg Broad bean
Vitamin A 270IU 11600IU Lambsquarters
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 580µg Lambsquarters
Vitamin C 19.8mg 80mg Lambsquarters
Vitamin B1 0.128mg 0.16mg Lambsquarters
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.44mg Lambsquarters
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 1.2mg
Vitamin B5 0.066mg 0.092mg Lambsquarters
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.274mg Lambsquarters
Folate 58µg 30µg Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.038mg Broad bean
Threonine 0.178mg 0.163mg Broad bean
Isoleucine 0.215mg 0.253mg Lambsquarters
Leucine 0.37mg 0.35mg Broad bean
Lysine 0.313mg 0.354mg Lambsquarters
Methionine 0.037mg 0.049mg Lambsquarters
Phenylalanine 0.195mg 0.166mg Broad bean
Valine 0.235mg 0.226mg Broad bean
Histidine 0.115mg 0.116mg Lambsquarters
Saturated Fat 0.142g 0.059g Lambsquarters
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.15g Lambsquarters
Polyunsaturated fat 0.303g 0.351g Lambsquarters

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Lambsquarters
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Broad bean
94%
Lambsquarters
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Broad bean
45%
Lambsquarters

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lambsquarters
Lambsquarters is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.083g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lambsquarters
Lambsquarters is lower in glycemic index (difference - 79)
Which food is cheaper?
Lambsquarters
Lambsquarters is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lambsquarters
Lambsquarters is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broad bean
Broad bean contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170378/nutrients
  2. Lambsquarters - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169244/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.