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Kidney bean vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Kidney bean and Maize

  • Kidney bean is richer than Maize in Copper, Iron, Fiber, Folate, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Kidney bean is 100% higher.
  • Kidney bean contains 16 times more Iron than Maize. Kidney bean contains 8.2mg of Iron, while Maize contains 0.52mg.

Food types used in this article are Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, raw and Corn, sweet, yellow, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Maize
Contains more Iron +1476.9%
Contains more Calcium +7050%
Contains more Potassium +420.7%
Contains more Magnesium +278.4%
Contains more Copper +1674.1%
Contains more Zinc +506.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.3%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 308% 43% 125% 100% 320% 77% 175% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Contains more Iron +1476.9%
Contains more Calcium +7050%
Contains more Potassium +420.7%
Contains more Magnesium +278.4%
Contains more Copper +1674.1%
Contains more Zinc +506.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.3%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%

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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Maize
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +326.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +6233.3%
Contains more Folate +838.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.717
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 23% 12% 2% 0% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 0% 1% 32%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +326.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +6233.3%
Contains more Folate +838.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.717

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
18
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
143
Kidney bean
18
Maize

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
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
19%
Maize
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
6%
Maize

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

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Kidney bean Maize
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 contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.205g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.2)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kidney bean Maize Opinion
Calories 333 86 Kidney bean
Protein 23.58 3.27 Kidney bean
Fats 0.83 1.35 Maize
Vitamin C 4.5 6.8 Maize
Carbs 60.01 18.7 Kidney bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.2 0.52 Kidney bean
Calcium 143 2 Kidney bean
Potassium 1406 270 Kidney bean
Magnesium 140 37 Kidney bean
Sugar 2.23 6.26 Kidney bean
Fiber 24.9 2 Kidney bean
Copper 0.958 0.054 Kidney bean
Zinc 2.79 0.46 Kidney bean
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 407 89 Kidney bean
Sodium 24 15 Maize
Vitamin A 0 187 Maize
Vitamin E 0.22 0.07 Kidney bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.529 0.155 Kidney bean
Vitamin B2 0.219 0.055 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06 1.77 Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78 0.717 Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.397 0.093 Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 0.3 Kidney bean
Folate 394 42 Kidney bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.325 Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.432 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 0.487 Maize
Tryptophan 0.279 0.023 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 0.129 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 0.129 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 0.348 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 0.137 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 0.067 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 0.15 Kidney bean
Valine 1.233 0.185 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 0.089 Kidney bean
Fructose 1.94 Maize

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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.