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Kidney beans vs. Fava beans raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Kidney beans and Fava beans raw

  • The amount of Fiber, Folate, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Zinc in Fava beans raw are higher than in Kidney beans.
  • Fava beans raw covers your daily Fiber needs 74% more than Kidney beans.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Broadbeans (fava beans), mature seeds, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +194.3%
Contains more Iron +201.8%
Contains more Magnesium +357.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.1%
Contains more Potassium +162.2%
Contains more Zinc +214%
Contains more Copper +281.5%
Contains more Manganese +278.1%
Contains more Selenium +645.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 84% 30% 60% 36% 1% 28% 72% 57% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 252% 138% 181% 94% 2% 86% 275% 213% 45%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +194.3%
Contains more Iron +201.8%
Contains more Magnesium +357.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.1%
Contains more Potassium +162.2%
Contains more Zinc +214%
Contains more Copper +281.5%
Contains more Manganese +278.1%
Contains more Selenium +645.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +246.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +474.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +343.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205%
Contains more Folate +225.4%
Contains more Choline +214.1%
Equal in Vitamin K - 9
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 4% 40% 14% 11% 14% 28% 98% 0% 17% 22%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 5% 139% 77% 54% 59% 85% 318% 0% 53% 23%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +246.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +474.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +343.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205%
Contains more Folate +225.4%
Contains more Choline +214.1%
Equal in Vitamin K - 9

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +509.7%
Contains more Protein +201.3%
Contains more Fats +206%
Contains more Carbs +155.7%
Contains more Other +182.6%
9% 23% 67%
Protein: 8.67 g
Fats: 0.5 g
Carbs: 22.8 g
Water: 66.94 g
Other: 1.09 g
26% 58% 11% 3%
Protein: 26.12 g
Fats: 1.53 g
Carbs: 58.29 g
Water: 10.98 g
Other: 3.08 g
Contains more Water +509.7%
Contains more Protein +201.3%
Contains more Fats +206%
Contains more Carbs +155.7%
Contains more Other +182.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +676.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.5%
19% 10% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.073 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.039 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.278 g
21% 26% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.254 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.303 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.627 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +676.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Kidney beans Fava beans raw
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kidney beans Fava beans raw Opinion
Net carbs 16.4g 33.29g Fava beans raw
Protein 8.67g 26.12g Fava beans raw
Fats 0.5g 1.53g Fava beans raw
Carbs 22.8g 58.29g Fava beans raw
Calories 127kcal 341kcal Fava beans raw
Sugar 0.32g 5.7g Kidney beans
Fiber 6.4g 25g Fava beans raw
Calcium 35mg 103mg Fava beans raw
Iron 2.22mg 6.7mg Fava beans raw
Magnesium 42mg 192mg Fava beans raw
Phosphorus 138mg 421mg Fava beans raw
Potassium 405mg 1062mg Fava beans raw
Sodium 1mg 13mg Kidney beans
Zinc 1mg 3.14mg Fava beans raw
Copper 0.216mg 0.824mg Fava beans raw
Manganese 0.43mg 1.626mg Fava beans raw
Selenium 1.1µg 8.2µg Fava beans raw
Vitamin A 0IU 53IU Fava beans raw
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 3µg Fava beans raw
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.05mg Fava beans raw
Vitamin C 1.2mg 1.4mg Fava beans raw
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.555mg Fava beans raw
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.333mg Fava beans raw
Vitamin B3 0.578mg 2.832mg Fava beans raw
Vitamin B5 0.22mg 0.976mg Fava beans raw
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.366mg Fava beans raw
Folate 130µg 423µg Fava beans raw
Choline 30.5mg 95.8mg Fava beans raw
Vitamin K 8.4µg 9µg Fava beans raw
Tryptophan 0.104mg 0.247mg Fava beans raw
Threonine 0.319mg 0.928mg Fava beans raw
Isoleucine 0.41mg 1.053mg Fava beans raw
Leucine 0.736mg 1.964mg Fava beans raw
Lysine 0.607mg 1.671mg Fava beans raw
Methionine 0.113mg 0.213mg Fava beans raw
Phenylalanine 0.511mg 1.103mg Fava beans raw
Valine 0.5mg 1.161mg Fava beans raw
Histidine 0.238mg 0.664mg Fava beans raw
Saturated Fat 0.073g 0.254g Kidney beans
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039g 0.303g Fava beans raw
Polyunsaturated fat 0.278g 0.627g Fava beans raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kidney beans Fava beans raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Kidney beans
63%
Fava beans raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Kidney beans
131%
Fava beans raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kidney beans
Kidney beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kidney beans
Kidney beans contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kidney beans
Kidney beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.181g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney beans
Kidney beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is cheaper?
Fava beans raw
Fava beans raw is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fava beans raw
Fava beans raw is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fava beans raw
Fava beans raw is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kidney beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173740/nutrients
  2. Fava beans raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175205/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.