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Broad bean vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Broad bean and Soba different?

  • Broad bean is higher than Soba in Copper, Folate, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Zinc, and Magnesium.
  • Broad bean covers your daily need of Copper 44% more than Soba.
  • Broad bean contains 21 times more Folate than Soba. Broad bean contains 148µg of Folate, while Soba contains 7µg.

Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Noodles, japanese, soba, cooked types were used in this article.

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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 +825%
Contains more Iron +222.9%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +416%
Contains more Potassium +848.6%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Zinc +733.3%
Contains more Copper +4925%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 18% 7% 11% 4% 8% 4% 3%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Iron +222.9%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +416%
Contains more Potassium +848.6%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Zinc +733.3%
Contains more Copper +4925%

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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Soba
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1015.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +341%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160%
Contains more Folate +2014.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.235
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% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1015.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +341%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160%
Contains more Folate +2014.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.235

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Soba Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 21.44g Soba
Protein 7.92g 5.06g Broad bean
Fats 0.73g 0.1g Broad bean
Carbs 17.63g 21.44g Soba
Calories 88kcal 99kcal Soba
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g g Soba
Fiber 7.5g g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 4mg Broad bean
Iron 1.55mg 0.48mg Broad bean
Magnesium 33mg 9mg Broad bean
Phosphorus 129mg 25mg Broad bean
Potassium 332mg 35mg Broad bean
Sodium 25mg 60mg Broad bean
Zinc 1mg 0.12mg Broad bean
Copper 0.402mg 0.008mg Broad bean
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 0.094mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.026mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 0.51mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.235mg Soba
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.04mg Broad bean
Folate 148µg 7µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.072mg Soba
Threonine mg 0.177mg Soba
Isoleucine mg 0.195mg Soba
Leucine mg 0.33mg Soba
Lysine mg 0.214mg Soba
Methionine mg 0.072mg Soba
Phenylalanine mg 0.217mg Soba
Valine mg 0.249mg Soba
Histidine mg 0.119mg Soba
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Soba
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.019g Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 0.026g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 0.031g Broad bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Soba
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
6
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
7
Soba

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
30%
Soba
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
21%
Soba
Fats
3%
Broad bean
0%
Soba

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soba
Soba is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soba
Soba is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broad bean
Broad bean contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
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. Soba - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168907/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.