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Broad bean vs Bran - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Broad bean and Bran?

  • Broad bean is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate, yet Bran is richer in Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, and Vitamin B5.
  • Bran's daily need coverage for Manganese is 216% higher.
  • Broad bean has 13 times more Vitamin K than Bran. Broad bean has 40.9µg of Vitamin K, while Bran has 3.2µg.

We used Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Oat bran, raw 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 +56.8%
Contains more Iron +249%
Contains more Magnesium +612.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +469%
Contains more Potassium +70.5%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Zinc +211%
Equal in Copper - 0.403
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 203% 168% 315% 50% 1% 85% 135%
Contains more Calcium +56.8%
Contains more Iron +249%
Contains more Magnesium +612.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +469%
Contains more Potassium +70.5%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Zinc +211%
Equal in Copper - 0.403

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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Bran
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140.8%
Contains more Folate +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1178.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +779.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +564%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%
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% 21% 0% 0% 293% 51% 18% 90% 39% 39% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140.8%
Contains more Folate +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1178.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +779.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +564%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Bran Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 50.82g Bran
Protein 7.92g 17.3g Bran
Fats 0.73g 7.03g Bran
Carbs 17.63g 66.22g Bran
Calories 88kcal 246kcal Bran
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g 1.45g Bran
Fiber 7.5g 15.4g Bran
Calcium 37mg 58mg Bran
Iron 1.55mg 5.41mg Bran
Magnesium 33mg 235mg Bran
Phosphorus 129mg 734mg Bran
Potassium 332mg 566mg Bran
Sodium 25mg 4mg Bran
Zinc 1mg 3.11mg Bran
Copper 0.402mg 0.403mg Bran
Vitamin A 333IU 0IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg 1.01mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 0mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 1.17mg Bran
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.22mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 0.934mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 1.494mg Bran
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.165mg Bran
Folate 148µg 52µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg 3.2µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.335mg Bran
Threonine mg 0.502mg Bran
Isoleucine mg 0.668mg Bran
Leucine mg 1.374mg Bran
Lysine mg 0.76mg Bran
Methionine mg 0.335mg Bran
Phenylalanine mg 0.908mg Bran
Valine mg 0.964mg Bran
Histidine mg 0.41mg Bran
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Bran
Saturated Fat 0.118g 1.328g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 2.376g Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 2.766g Bran

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Bran
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
46
Bran
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
122
Bran

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
104%
Bran
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
66%
Bran
Fats
3%
Broad bean
32%
Bran

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.21g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bran
Bran is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bran
Bran is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in minerals
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. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/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.