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Broad bean vs Nattō - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Broad bean and Nattō?

  • Broad bean is richer in Folate, and Vitamin K, yet Nattō is richer in Iron, Manganese, Copper, Magnesium, Zinc, Calcium, Selenium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Nattō's daily need coverage for Iron is 88% higher.
  • Broad bean has 19 times more Folate than Nattō. Broad bean has 148µg of Folate, while Nattō has 8µg.

We used Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Natto types in this comparison.

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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 +486.5%
Contains more Iron +454.8%
Contains more Magnesium +248.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains more Potassium +119.6%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Zinc +203%
Contains more Copper +65.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Contains more Calcium +486.5%
Contains more Iron +454.8%
Contains more Magnesium +248.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains more Potassium +119.6%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Zinc +203%
Contains more Copper +65.9%

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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Nattō
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +11500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Folate +1750%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +251.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.215
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% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +11500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Folate +1750%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +251.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.215

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Nattō Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 7.28g Broad bean
Protein 7.92g 19.4g Nattō
Fats 0.73g 11g Nattō
Carbs 17.63g 12.68g Broad bean
Calories 88kcal 211kcal Nattō
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g 4.89g Nattō
Fiber 7.5g 5.4g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 217mg Nattō
Iron 1.55mg 8.6mg Nattō
Magnesium 33mg 115mg Nattō
Phosphorus 129mg 174mg Nattō
Potassium 332mg 729mg Nattō
Sodium 25mg 7mg Nattō
Zinc 1mg 3.03mg Nattō
Copper 0.402mg 0.667mg Nattō
Vitamin A 333IU 0IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg 0.01mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 13mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.16mg Nattō
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.19mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 0mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.215mg Broad bean
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.13mg Nattō
Folate 148µg 8µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg 23.1µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.223mg Nattō
Threonine mg 0.813mg Nattō
Isoleucine mg 0.931mg Nattō
Leucine mg 1.509mg Nattō
Lysine mg 1.145mg Nattō
Methionine mg 0.208mg Nattō
Phenylalanine mg 0.941mg Nattō
Valine mg 1.018mg Nattō
Histidine mg 0.512mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.118g 1.591g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 2.43g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 6.21g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Nattō
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
20
Nattō
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
114
Nattō

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
116%
Nattō
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
13%
Nattō
Fats
3%
Broad bean
51%
Nattō

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.473g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.