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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 Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +179.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%
Contains more Iron +199.4%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 174% 5% 10% 16% 48% 20% 47% 1%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +179.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
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 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% 2% 0% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 0% 1% 138%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
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 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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Flour
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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