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Broad bean vs. Sweet potato leaves — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Broad bean and Sweet potato leaves

  • Broad bean is richer in Vitamin C, and Iron, yet Sweet potato leaves are richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Potassium, Fiber, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 from Sweet potato leaves is 20% higher.
  • Broad bean contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Sweet potato leaves. Broad bean contains 19.8mg of Vitamin C, while Sweet potato leaves contain 11mg.

Food types used in this article are Broadbeans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Sweet potato leaves, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +54.6%
Contains more Selenium +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Magnesium +125.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Potassium +163.2%
Contains less Sodium -85.4%
Equal in Selenium - 0.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 57% 23% 32% 18% 6% 13% 20% 35% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 37% 50% 35% 45% 1% 0% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Iron +54.6%
Contains more Selenium +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Magnesium +125.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Potassium +163.2%
Contains less Sodium -85.4%
Equal in Selenium - 0.9

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +1299.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +555.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.13
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 17% 0% 0% 66% 32% 21% 23% 4% 7% 44% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 227% 0% 0% 37% 39% 80% 22% 14% 44% 0% 0% 0% 756%
Contains more Vitamin C +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +1299.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +555.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.13

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +92.8%
Contains more Carbs +14.5%
Contains more Other +52.2%
Equal in Fats - 0.51
Equal in Water - 86.81
5% 10% 84%
Protein: 4.8 g
Fats: 0.5 g
Carbs: 10.1 g
Water: 83.7 g
Other: 0.9 g
2% 9% 87%
Protein: 2.49 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 8.82 g
Water: 86.81 g
Other: 1.37 g
Contains more Protein +92.8%
Contains more Carbs +14.5%
Contains more Other +52.2%
Equal in Fats - 0.51
Equal in Water - 86.81

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.02
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.142 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.303 g
31% 6% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.111 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.228 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.02

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Broad bean Sweet potato leaves
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Sweet potato leaves Opinion
Net carbs 6.5g 3.52g Broad bean
Protein 4.8g 2.49g Broad bean
Fats 0.5g 0.51g Sweet potato leaves
Carbs 10.1g 8.82g Broad bean
Calories 62kcal 42kcal Broad bean
Fiber 3.6g 5.3g Sweet potato leaves
Calcium 18mg 78mg Sweet potato leaves
Iron 1.5mg 0.97mg Broad bean
Magnesium 31mg 70mg Sweet potato leaves
Phosphorus 73mg 81mg Sweet potato leaves
Potassium 193mg 508mg Sweet potato leaves
Sodium 41mg 6mg Sweet potato leaves
Zinc 0.47mg Broad bean
Copper 0.06mg Broad bean
Manganese 0.261mg Broad bean
Selenium 1µg 0.9µg Broad bean
Vitamin A 270IU 3778IU Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 189µg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin C 19.8mg 11mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.128mg 0.156mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.345mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 1.13mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.066mg 0.225mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.19mg Sweet potato leaves
Folate 58µg Broad bean
Vitamin K 302.2µg Sweet potato leaves
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.035mg Broad bean
Threonine 0.178mg Broad bean
Isoleucine 0.215mg Broad bean
Leucine 0.37mg Broad bean
Lysine 0.313mg 0.228mg Broad bean
Methionine 0.037mg 0.086mg Sweet potato leaves
Phenylalanine 0.195mg Broad bean
Valine 0.235mg Broad bean
Histidine 0.115mg Broad bean
Saturated Fat 0.142g 0.111g Sweet potato leaves
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.02g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.303g 0.228g Broad bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Broad bean Sweet potato leaves
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Broad bean
94%
Sweet potato leaves
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Broad bean
20%
Sweet potato leaves

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 79)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170378/nutrients
  2. Sweet potato leaves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169303/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.