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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 RAE, 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 Magnesium +26.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
Contains more Potassium +444.3%
Contains less Sodium -49%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Copper +509.1%
Contains more Calcium +116.2%
Contains more Iron +284.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 224% 19% 33% 6% 7% 17% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +26.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
Contains more Potassium +444.3%
Contains less Sodium -49%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Copper +509.1%
Contains more Calcium +116.2%
Contains more Iron +284.5%

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 E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Folate +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +10125%
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 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 26% 2% 0% 0% 65% 50% 57% 20% 67% 33% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Folate +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +10125%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Oatmeal Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 9.97g Broad bean
Protein 7.92g 2.37g Broad bean
Fats 0.73g 1.36g Oatmeal
Carbs 17.63g 11.67g Broad bean
Calories 88kcal 68kcal Broad bean
Starch g 10.37g Oatmeal
Fructose g 0g Oatmeal
Sugar 9.21g 0.46g Oatmeal
Fiber 7.5g 1.7g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 80mg Oatmeal
Iron 1.55mg 5.96mg Oatmeal
Magnesium 33mg 26mg Broad bean
Phosphorus 129mg 77mg Broad bean
Potassium 332mg 61mg Broad bean
Sodium 25mg 49mg Broad bean
Zinc 1mg 0.62mg Broad bean
Copper 0.402mg 0.066mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 333IU 433IU Oatmeal
Vitamin E 1.16mg 0.07mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 0mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.26mg Oatmeal
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.215mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 3.025mg Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.317mg Oatmeal
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.29mg Oatmeal
Folate 148µg 44µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg 0.4µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.04mg Oatmeal
Threonine mg 0.083mg Oatmeal
Isoleucine mg 0.105mg Oatmeal
Leucine mg 0.2mg Oatmeal
Lysine mg 0.135mg Oatmeal
Methionine mg 0.04mg Oatmeal
Phenylalanine mg 0.13mg Oatmeal
Valine mg 0.151mg Oatmeal
Histidine mg 0.057mg Oatmeal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.003g Broad bean
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.226g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 0.391g Oatmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 0.426g Oatmeal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Oatmeal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
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

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.

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.