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Kidney bean vs Bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kidney bean and Bean different?

  • Kidney bean is higher in Iron, Fiber, Vitamin K, Copper, and Vitamin B3, however Bean is richer in Selenium, Folate, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Bean is 45% higher.
  • Kidney bean contains 3 times more Vitamin K than Bean. While Kidney bean contains 19µg of Vitamin K, Bean contains only 5.6µg.

Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, raw and Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw are the varieties used 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 +26.5%
Contains more Iron +61.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 411
Equal in Potassium - 1393
Equal in Copper - 0.893
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 308% 100% 175% 125% 4% 77% 320%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 191% 126% 177% 123% 2% 63% 298%
Contains more Calcium +26.5%
Contains more Iron +61.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 411
Equal in Potassium - 1393
Equal in Copper - 0.893

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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Bean
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +239.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Folate +33.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.212
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.785
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 15% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 296% 0% 48%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 21% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 394% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +239.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Folate +33.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.212
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.785

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.
Kidney bean Bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kidney bean Bean Opinion
Net carbs 35.11g 47.05g Bean
Protein 23.58g 21.42g Kidney bean
Fats 0.83g 1.23g Bean
Carbs 60.01g 62.55g Bean
Calories 333kcal 347kcal Bean
Starch g 34.17g Bean
Fructose g 0g Bean
Sugar 2.23g 2.11g Bean
Fiber 24.9g 15.5g Kidney bean
Calcium 143mg 113mg Kidney bean
Iron 8.2mg 5.07mg Kidney bean
Magnesium 140mg 176mg Bean
Phosphorus 407mg 411mg Bean
Potassium 1406mg 1393mg Kidney bean
Sodium 24mg 12mg Bean
Zinc 2.79mg 2.28mg Kidney bean
Copper 0.958mg 0.893mg Kidney bean
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.21mg Kidney bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.5mg 6.3mg Bean
Vitamin B1 0.529mg 0.713mg Bean
Vitamin B2 0.219mg 0.212mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06mg 1.174mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78mg 0.785mg Bean
Vitamin B6 0.397mg 0.474mg Bean
Folate 394µg 525µg Bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19µg 5.6µg Kidney bean
Tryptophan 0.279mg 0.237mg Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992mg 0.81mg Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041mg 0.871mg Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882mg 1.558mg Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618mg 1.356mg Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355mg 0.259mg Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275mg 1.095mg Kidney bean
Valine 1.233mg 0.998mg Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656mg 0.556mg Kidney bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.12g 0.235g Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.229g Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457g 0.407g Kidney bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kidney bean Bean
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
60
Kidney bean
70
Bean
Mineral Summary Score
143
Kidney bean
126
Bean

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
141%
Kidney bean
129%
Bean
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
63%
Bean
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
6%
Bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.115g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bean
Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bean
Bean contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
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. Kidney bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175193/nutrients
  2. Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/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.