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Broad bean vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Broad bean and Maize

  • Broad bean has more Copper, Vitamin K, Folate, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin E , and Phosphorus, however Maize is richer in Vitamin B5.
  • Broad bean covers your daily Copper needs 39% more than Maize.
  • Maize has 136 times less Vitamin K than Broad bean. Broad bean has 40.9µg of Vitamin K, while Maize has 0.3µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Corn, sweet, yellow, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Maize
Contains more Iron +198.1%
Contains more Calcium +1750%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +644.4%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Contains more Iron +198.1%
Contains more Calcium +1750%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +644.4%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%

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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Maize
Contains more Vitamin A +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%
Contains more Folate +252.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.7%
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 23% 12% 2% 0% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 0% 1% 32%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%
Contains more Folate +252.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.7%

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
18
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
18
Maize

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%
Maize
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
19%
Maize
Fats
3%
Broad bean
6%
Maize

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 Maize
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

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Broad bean Maize
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 Sugar?
Maize
Maize is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maize
Maize is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.207g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Maize Opinion
Calories 88 86 Broad bean
Protein 7.92 3.27 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 1.35 Maize
Vitamin C 3.7 6.8 Maize
Carbs 17.63 18.7 Maize
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 0.52 Broad bean
Calcium 37 2 Broad bean
Potassium 332 270 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 37 Maize
Sugar 9.21 6.26 Maize
Fiber 7.5 2 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.054 Broad bean
Zinc 1 0.46 Broad bean
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 129 89 Broad bean
Sodium 25 15 Maize
Vitamin A 333 187 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 0.07 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.155 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.055 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 1.77 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.717 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.093 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 0.3 Broad bean
Folate 148 42 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.325 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.432 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 0.487 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 Maize
Threonine 0.129 Maize
Isoleucine 0.129 Maize
Leucine 0.348 Maize
Lysine 0.137 Maize
Methionine 0.067 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 Maize
Valine 0.185 Maize
Histidine 0.089 Maize
Fructose 1.94 Maize

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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.