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Broad bean vs Flour - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Broad bean and Flour

  • Broad bean has more Vitamin K, Copper, Fiber, and Vitamin E , however Flour has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Flour is 60% higher.
  • Flour has 136 times less Vitamin K than Broad bean. Broad bean has 40.9µg of Vitamin K, while Flour has 0.3µg.

Food types used in this article are Beans, fava, in pod, raw and Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached.

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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 +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +179.2%
Contains more Iron +199.4%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 174% 16% 47% 10% 1% 20% 48%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +179.2%
Contains more Iron +199.4%
Contains less Sodium -92%

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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Flour
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +490.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.7%
Contains more Folate +23.6%
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% 2% 0% 0% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 138% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +490.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.7%
Contains more Folate +23.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Flour Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 73.61g Flour
Protein 7.92g 10.33g Flour
Fats 0.73g 0.98g Flour
Carbs 17.63g 76.31g Flour
Calories 88kcal 364kcal Flour
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.21g 0.27g Flour
Fiber 7.5g 2.7g Broad bean
Calcium 37mg 15mg Broad bean
Iron 1.55mg 4.64mg Flour
Magnesium 33mg 22mg Broad bean
Phosphorus 129mg 108mg Broad bean
Potassium 332mg 107mg Broad bean
Sodium 25mg 2mg Flour
Zinc 1mg 0.7mg Broad bean
Copper 0.402mg 0.144mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 333IU 0IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg 0.06mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.7mg 0mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.785mg Flour
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.494mg Flour
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 5.904mg Flour
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.438mg Flour
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.044mg Broad bean
Folate 148µg 183µg Flour
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.9µg 0.3µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.127mg Flour
Threonine mg 0.281mg Flour
Isoleucine mg 0.357mg Flour
Leucine mg 0.71mg Flour
Lysine mg 0.228mg Flour
Methionine mg 0.183mg Flour
Phenylalanine mg 0.52mg Flour
Valine mg 0.415mg Flour
Histidine mg 0.23mg Flour
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Flour
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.155g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 0.087g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 0.413g Flour

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Flour
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
50
Flour
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
40
Flour

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
62%
Flour
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
76%
Flour
Fats
3%
Broad bean
5%
Flour

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flour
Flour is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flour
Flour is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
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. Flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168894/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.