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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
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3
Bean
Contains more Iron +61.7%
Contains more Calcium +26.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 1393
Equal in Copper - 0.893
Equal in Phosphorus - 411
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 308% 43% 125% 100% 320% 77% 175% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 34% 123% 126% 298% 63% 177% 2%
Contains more Iron +61.7%
Contains more Calcium +26.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 1393
Equal in Copper - 0.893
Equal in Phosphorus - 411

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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5
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 0% 5% 0% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 0% 48% 296%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 21% 0% 5% 0% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 0% 14% 394%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
141%
Kidney bean
129%
Bean
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
63%
Bean
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
6%
Bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kidney bean Bean
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 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 contains less Sugars?
Bean
Bean contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Kidney bean Bean Opinion
Calories 333 347 Bean
Protein 23.58 21.42 Kidney bean
Fats 0.83 1.23 Bean
Vitamin C 4.5 6.3 Bean
Carbs 60.01 62.55 Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.2 5.07 Kidney bean
Calcium 143 113 Kidney bean
Potassium 1406 1393 Kidney bean
Magnesium 140 176 Bean
Sugars 2.23 2.11 Bean
Fiber 24.9 15.5 Kidney bean
Copper 0.958 0.893 Kidney bean
Zinc 2.79 2.28 Kidney bean
Starch 34.17 Bean
Phosphorus 407 411 Bean
Sodium 24 12 Bean
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.21 Kidney bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.529 0.713 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.219 0.212 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06 1.174 Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78 0.785 Bean
Vitamin B6 0.397 0.474 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 5.6 Kidney bean
Folate 394 525 Bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.235 Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.229 Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 0.407 Kidney bean
Tryptophan 0.279 0.237 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 0.81 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 0.871 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 1.558 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 1.356 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 0.259 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 1.095 Kidney bean
Valine 1.233 0.998 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 0.556 Kidney bean
Fructose 0 Bean

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.