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Broad bean vs Oat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Broad bean and Oat

  • Broad bean has more Folate, while Oat has more Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Fiber.
  • Oat's daily need coverage for Manganese is 185% higher.
  • Oat contains 3 times less Folate than Broad bean. Broad bean contains 148µg of Folate, while Oat contains 56µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Oats.

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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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Oat
Contains more Calcium +45.9%
Contains more Iron +204.5%
Contains more Magnesium +436.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +297%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 177% 127% 225% 38% 1% 109% 209%
Contains more Calcium +45.9%
Contains more Iron +204.5%
Contains more Magnesium +436.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +297%
Contains more Copper +55.7%

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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Oat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +473.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +499.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%
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% 0% 0% 0% 191% 33% 19% 81% 28% 43% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +473.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +499.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Oat Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 55.67g Oat
Protein 7.92g 16.89g Oat
Fats 0.73g 6.9g Oat
Carbs 17.63g 66.27g Oat
Calories 88kcal 389kcal Oat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g g Oat
Fiber 7.5g 10.6g Oat
Calcium 37mg 54mg Oat
Iron 1.55mg 4.72mg Oat
Magnesium 33mg 177mg Oat
Phosphorus 129mg 523mg Oat
Potassium 332mg 429mg Oat
Sodium 25mg 2mg Oat
Zinc 1mg 3.97mg Oat
Copper 0.402mg 0.626mg Oat
Vitamin A 333IU 0IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 0mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.763mg Oat
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.139mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 0.961mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 1.349mg Oat
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.119mg Oat
Folate 148µg 56µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.234mg Oat
Threonine mg 0.575mg Oat
Isoleucine mg 0.694mg Oat
Leucine mg 1.284mg Oat
Lysine mg 0.701mg Oat
Methionine mg 0.312mg Oat
Phenylalanine mg 0.895mg Oat
Valine mg 0.937mg Oat
Histidine mg 0.405mg Oat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Oat
Saturated Fat 0.118g 1.217g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 2.178g Oat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 2.535g Oat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Oat
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
33
Oat
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
112
Oat

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
101%
Oat
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
66%
Oat
Fats
3%
Broad bean
32%
Oat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oat
Oat is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oat
Oat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oat
Oat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.099g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)

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. Oat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169705/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.