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Broad bean vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Broad bean and Millet

  • Broad bean has more Vitamin K and Folate, however Millet has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Iron and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Millet is 42% higher.
  • Millet has 45 times less Vitamin K than Broad bean. Broad bean has 40.9µg of Vitamin K, while Millet has 0.9µg.

Food types used in this article are Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Millet, 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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Millet
Contains more Calcium +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Iron +94.2%
Contains more Magnesium +245.5%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Contains more Calcium +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Iron +94.2%
Contains more Magnesium +245.5%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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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Millet
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2220%
Contains more Vitamin K +4444.4%
Contains more Folate +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +269.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.29
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 0% 0% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2220%
Contains more Vitamin K +4444.4%
Contains more Folate +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +269.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.29

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
37
Broad bean
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
79
Millet

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 the food
Protein
48%
Broad bean
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
73%
Millet
Fats
3%
Broad bean
19%
Millet

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Broad bean Millet
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Millet
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 Sugars?
Millet
Millet contains less Sugars (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Millet
Millet is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.605g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Broad bean Millet Opinion
Calories 88 378 Millet
Protein 7.92 11.02 Millet
Fats 0.73 4.22 Millet
Vitamin C 3.7 0 Broad bean
Carbs 17.63 72.85 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 3.01 Millet
Calcium 37 8 Broad bean
Potassium 332 195 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 114 Millet
Sugars 9.21 Millet
Fiber 7.5 8.5 Millet
Copper 0.402 0.75 Millet
Zinc 1 1.68 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 129 285 Millet
Sodium 25 5 Millet
Vitamin A 333 0 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 0.05 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.421 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.29
Vitamin B3 2.249 4.72 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.848 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.384 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 0.9 Broad bean
Folate 148 85 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Millet
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.723 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.773 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 2.134 Millet
Tryptophan 0.119 Millet
Threonine 0.353 Millet
Isoleucine 0.465 Millet
Leucine 1.4 Millet
Lysine 0.212 Millet
Methionine 0.221 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58 Millet
Valine 0.578 Millet
Histidine 0.236 Millet
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.