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Broad bean vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Broad bean and Spätzle

  • Broad bean has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Iron, and Vitamin B3, while Spätzle has more Selenium, and Vitamin K.
  • Spätzle covers your daily need of Selenium 42% more than Broad bean.
  • Broad bean contains 21 times more Folate than Spätzle. While Broad bean contains 148µg of Folate, Spätzle contains only 7µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Noodles, egg, cooked, unenriched, with added salt.

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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 +208.3%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.7%
Contains more Potassium +773.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.8%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains more Copper +310.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 15% 33% 4% 22% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +208.3%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.7%
Contains more Potassium +773.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.8%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains more Copper +310.2%

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 A +1485.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +582.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +343.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +462.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.1%
Contains more Folate +2014.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 2% 4% 0% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1485.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +582.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +343.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +462.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.1%
Contains more Folate +2014.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Spätzle Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 23.96g Spätzle
Protein 7.92g 4.54g Broad bean
Fats 0.73g 2.07g Spätzle
Carbs 17.63g 25.16g Spätzle
Calories 88kcal 138kcal Spätzle
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Spätzle
Sugar 9.21g 0.4g Spätzle
Fiber 7.5g 1.2g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 12mg Broad bean
Iron 1.55mg 0.6mg Broad bean
Magnesium 33mg 21mg Broad bean
Phosphorus 129mg 76mg Broad bean
Potassium 332mg 38mg Broad bean
Sodium 25mg 165mg Broad bean
Zinc 1mg 0.65mg Broad bean
Copper 0.402mg 0.098mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 333IU 21IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg 0.17mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU IU Broad bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Broad bean
Vitamin C 3.7mg 0mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.03mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.02mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 0.4mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.263mg Spätzle
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.046mg Broad bean
Folate 148µg 7µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Spätzle
Vitamin K 40.9µg 0µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.043mg Spätzle
Threonine mg 0.138mg Spätzle
Isoleucine mg 0.19mg Spätzle
Leucine mg 0.365mg Spätzle
Lysine mg 0.137mg Spätzle
Methionine mg 0.086mg Spätzle
Phenylalanine mg 0.24mg Spätzle
Valine mg 0.22mg Spätzle
Histidine mg 0.121mg Spätzle
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Broad bean
Trans Fat 0g 0.029g Broad bean
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.419g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 0.581g Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 0.552g Spätzle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Spätzle
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
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
19
Spätzle

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
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
25%
Spätzle
Fats
3%
Broad bean
10%
Spätzle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.81g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 79)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broad bean
Broad bean contains less Sodium (difference - 140mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.301g)
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

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. Spätzle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169762/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.