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Broad bean vs Oatmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Broad bean and Oatmeal?

  • Broad bean is richer in Copper, Vitamin K, Folate, Fiber, and Potassium, yet Oatmeal is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, and Selenium.
  • Oatmeal's daily need coverage for Iron is 55% higher.
  • Broad bean has 102 times more Vitamin K than Oatmeal. Broad bean has 40.9µg of Vitamin K, while Oatmeal has 0.4µg.

We used Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved) 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 Potassium +444.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.9%
Contains more Copper +509.1%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
Contains less Sodium -49%
Contains more Iron +284.5%
Contains more Calcium +116.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 224% 24% 6% 19% 22% 17% 33% 7%
Contains more Potassium +444.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.9%
Contains more Copper +509.1%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
Contains less Sodium -49%
Contains more Iron +284.5%
Contains more Calcium +116.2%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +10125%
Contains more Folate +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.8%
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% 26% 2% 0% 65% 50% 57% 20% 67% 0% 1% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +10125%
Contains more Folate +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.8%

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
27
Oatmeal
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
44
Oatmeal

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
14%
Oatmeal
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
12%
Oatmeal
Fats
3%
Broad bean
6%
Oatmeal

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Broad bean Oatmeal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.75g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broad bean
Broad bean contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.108g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (79)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Oatmeal Opinion
Calories 88 68 Broad bean
Protein 7.92 2.37 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 1.36 Oatmeal
Vitamin C 3.7 0 Broad bean
Carbs 17.63 11.67 Broad bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 5.96 Oatmeal
Calcium 37 80 Oatmeal
Potassium 332 61 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 26 Broad bean
Sugar 9.21 0.46 Oatmeal
Fiber 7.5 1.7 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.066 Broad bean
Zinc 1 0.62 Broad bean
Starch 10.37 Oatmeal
Phosphorus 129 77 Broad bean
Sodium 25 49 Broad bean
Vitamin A 333 433 Oatmeal
Vitamin E 1.16 0.07 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.26 Oatmeal
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.215 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 3.025 Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.317 Oatmeal
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.29 Oatmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 0.4 Broad bean
Folate 148 44 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 0.003 Broad bean
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.226 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.391 Oatmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 0.426 Oatmeal
Tryptophan 0.04 Oatmeal
Threonine 0.083 Oatmeal
Isoleucine 0.105 Oatmeal
Leucine 0.2 Oatmeal
Lysine 0.135 Oatmeal
Methionine 0.04 Oatmeal
Phenylalanine 0.13 Oatmeal
Valine 0.151 Oatmeal
Histidine 0.057 Oatmeal
Fructose 0 Oatmeal

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. Oatmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171662/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.