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

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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% 0% 0% 0% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 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

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Broad bean Soba
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Soba Opinion
Calories 88 99 Soba
Protein 7.92 5.06 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 0.1 Broad bean
Vitamin C 3.7 0 Broad bean
Carbs 17.63 21.44 Soba
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 0.48 Broad bean
Calcium 37 4 Broad bean
Potassium 332 35 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 9 Broad bean
Sugar 9.21 Soba
Fiber 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.008 Broad bean
Zinc 1 0.12 Broad bean
Starch
Phosphorus 129 25 Broad bean
Sodium 25 60 Broad bean
Vitamin A 333 0 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.094 Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.026 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 0.51 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.235 Soba
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.04 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 148 7 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Soba
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.019 Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.026 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 0.031 Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.072 Soba
Threonine 0.177 Soba
Isoleucine 0.195 Soba
Leucine 0.33 Soba
Lysine 0.214 Soba
Methionine 0.072 Soba
Phenylalanine 0.217 Soba
Valine 0.249 Soba
Histidine 0.119 Soba
Fructose

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.