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Kidney bean vs Spaghetti - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kidney bean and Spaghetti different?

  • Kidney bean is richer in Folate, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Manganese, and Magnesium, while Spaghetti is higher in Selenium.
  • Kidney bean covers your daily need of Folate 97% more than Spaghetti.
  • Kidney bean contains 32 times more Potassium than Spaghetti. Kidney bean contains 1406mg of Potassium, while Spaghetti contains 44mg.

Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, raw and Pasta, cooked, unenriched, without added salt types were 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 Iron +1540%
Contains more Calcium +1942.9%
Contains more Potassium +3095.5%
Contains more Magnesium +677.8%
Contains more Copper +858%
Contains more Zinc +447.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +601.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 308% 43% 125% 100% 320% 77% 175% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 3% 4% 13% 34% 14% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +1540%
Contains more Calcium +1942.9%
Contains more Potassium +3095.5%
Contains more Magnesium +677.8%
Contains more Copper +858%
Contains more Zinc +447.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +601.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%

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 E +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2545%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +995%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +596.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +710.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +5528.6%
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% 0% 2% 0% 5% 5% 8% 7% 12% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2545%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +995%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +596.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +710.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +5528.6%

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
3
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
143
Kidney bean
14
Spaghetti

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
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
4%
Spaghetti

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 Spaghetti
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

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Kidney bean Spaghetti
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 Sugar?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kidney bean Spaghetti Opinion
Calories 333 158 Kidney bean
Protein 23.58 5.8 Kidney bean
Fats 0.83 0.93 Spaghetti
Vitamin C 4.5 0 Kidney bean
Carbs 60.01 30.86 Kidney bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.2 0.5 Kidney bean
Calcium 143 7 Kidney bean
Potassium 1406 44 Kidney bean
Magnesium 140 18 Kidney bean
Sugar 2.23 0.56 Spaghetti
Fiber 24.9 1.8 Kidney bean
Copper 0.958 0.1 Kidney bean
Zinc 2.79 0.51 Kidney bean
Starch 26.01 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 407 58 Kidney bean
Sodium 24 1 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.06 Kidney bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.529 0.02 Kidney bean
Vitamin B2 0.219 0.02 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06 0.4 Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78 0.112 Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.397 0.049 Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 0 Kidney bean
Folate 394 7 Kidney bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.176 Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.131 Spaghetti
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 0.326 Kidney bean
Tryptophan 0.279 0.083 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 0.206 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 0.228 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 0.44 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 0.133 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 0.065 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 0.297 Kidney bean
Valine 1.233 0.262 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 0.132 Kidney bean
Fructose 0.03 Spaghetti

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. Spaghetti - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168928/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.