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Kidney bean vs Cranberry bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Kidney bean and Cranberry bean?

  • Kidney bean is richer in Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B6, while Cranberry bean is higher in Folate, Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Cranberry bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 53% higher.
  • Cranberry bean has 2 times less Iron than Kidney bean. Kidney bean has 8.2mg of Iron, while Cranberry bean has 5mg.

We used Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, raw and Beans, cranberry (roman), mature seeds, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +64%
Contains more Calcium +12.6%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 1332
Equal in Phosphorus - 372
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 308% 43% 125% 100% 320% 77% 175% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 188% 39% 118% 112% 265% 99% 160% 1%
Contains more Iron +64%
Contains more Calcium +12.6%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 1332
Equal in Phosphorus - 372

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.2%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.213
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.748
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 0% 1% 0% 0% 187% 50% 28% 45% 72% 0% 0% 453%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.2%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.213
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.748

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
69
Cranberry bean
Mineral Summary Score
143
Kidney bean
122
Cranberry 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
138%
Cranberry bean
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
60%
Cranberry bean
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
6%
Cranberry bean

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

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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 - 0.196g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kidney bean Cranberry bean Opinion
Calories 333 335 Cranberry bean
Protein 23.58 23.03 Kidney bean
Fats 0.83 1.23 Cranberry bean
Vitamin C 4.5 0 Kidney bean
Carbs 60.01 60.05 Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.2 5 Kidney bean
Calcium 143 127 Kidney bean
Potassium 1406 1332 Kidney bean
Magnesium 140 156 Cranberry bean
Sugar 2.23 Cranberry bean
Fiber 24.9 24.7 Kidney bean
Copper 0.958 0.794 Kidney bean
Zinc 2.79 3.63 Cranberry bean
Starch
Phosphorus 407 372 Kidney bean
Sodium 24 6 Cranberry bean
Vitamin A 0 2 Cranberry bean
Vitamin E 0.22 Kidney bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.529 0.747 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.219 0.213 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06 1.455 Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78 0.748 Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.397 0.309 Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 Kidney bean
Folate 394 604 Cranberry bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.316 Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.106 Cranberry bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 0.527 Cranberry bean
Tryptophan 0.279 0.273 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 0.969 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 1.017 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 1.838 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 1.58 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 0.346 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 1.245 Kidney bean
Valine 1.233 1.205 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 0.641 Kidney bean
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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. Cranberry bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175189/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.