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Broad bean vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Broad bean and Tempeh?

  • Broad bean is higher in Folate, yet Tempeh is higher in Manganese, Phosphorus, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Broad bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 31% more.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Broad bean is lower.

We used Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Tempeh types 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 +200%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains more Copper +39.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains more Copper +39.3%

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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Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.5%
Contains more Folate +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.7%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.5%
Contains more Folate +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.7%
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 Tempeh
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Tempeh Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 7.64g Broad bean
Protein 7.92g 20.29g Tempeh
Fats 0.73g 10.8g Tempeh
Carbs 17.63g 7.64g Broad bean
Calories 88kcal 192kcal Tempeh
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g g Tempeh
Fiber 7.5g g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 111mg Tempeh
Iron 1.55mg 2.7mg Tempeh
Magnesium 33mg 81mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 129mg 266mg Tempeh
Potassium 332mg 412mg Tempeh
Sodium 25mg 9mg Tempeh
Zinc 1mg 1.14mg Tempeh
Copper 0.402mg 0.56mg Tempeh
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 0.078mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.358mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 2.64mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.278mg Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.215mg Tempeh
Folate 148µg 24µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.08µg Tempeh
Vitamin K 40.9µg µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.194mg Tempeh
Threonine mg 0.796mg Tempeh
Isoleucine mg 0.88mg Tempeh
Leucine mg 1.43mg Tempeh
Lysine mg 0.908mg Tempeh
Methionine mg 0.175mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine mg 0.893mg Tempeh
Valine mg 0.92mg Tempeh
Histidine mg 0.466mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.118g 2.539g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 3.205g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 4.3g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Tempeh
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
20
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
70
Tempeh

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
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
8%
Tempeh
Fats
3%
Broad bean
50%
Tempeh

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.421g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/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.