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Navy bean vs Bran - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Navy bean and Bran different?

  • Navy bean is higher in Folate, however Bran is richer in Manganese, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin C, Zinc, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Bran is 227% higher.
  • Navy bean contains 3 times more Folate than Bran. While Navy bean contains 132µg of Folate, Bran contains only 52µg.

Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, raw and Oat bran, 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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Bran
Contains more Iron +180.3%
Contains more Calcium +286.7%
Contains more Potassium +84.4%
Contains more Magnesium +132.7%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +249.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +634%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 73% 5% 28% 73% 119% 25% 43% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 203% 18% 50% 168% 135% 85% 315% 1%
Contains more Iron +180.3%
Contains more Calcium +286.7%
Contains more Potassium +84.4%
Contains more Magnesium +132.7%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +249.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +634%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%

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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Bran
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
Contains more Folate +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 63% 1% 0% 0% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 0% 0% 99%
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% 21% 0% 293% 51% 18% 90% 39% 0% 8% 39%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
Contains more Folate +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22

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
35
Navy bean
46
Bran
Mineral Summary Score
45
Navy bean
122
Bran

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
37%
Navy bean
104%
Bran
Carbohydrates
13%
Navy bean
66%
Bran
Fats
3%
Navy bean
32%
Bran

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

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Navy bean Bran
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?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.243g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in minerals
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Navy bean Bran Opinion
Calories 67 246 Bran
Protein 6.15 17.3 Bran
Fats 0.7 7.03 Bran
Vitamin C 18.8 0 Navy bean
Carbs 13.05 66.22 Bran
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.93 5.41 Bran
Calcium 15 58 Bran
Potassium 307 566 Bran
Magnesium 101 235 Bran
Sugar 1.45 Navy bean
Fiber 15.4 Bran
Copper 0.356 0.403 Bran
Zinc 0.89 3.11 Bran
Starch
Phosphorus 100 734 Bran
Sodium 13 4 Bran
Vitamin A 4 0 Navy bean
Vitamin E 1.01 Bran
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.39 1.17 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.215 0.22 Bran
Vitamin B3 1.22 0.934 Navy bean
Vitamin B5 0.825 1.494 Bran
Vitamin B6 0.191 0.165 Navy bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.2 Bran
Folate 132 52 Navy bean
Trans Fat 0 Bran
Saturated Fat 0.085 1.328 Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052 2.376 Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 2.766 Bran
Tryptophan 0.064 0.335 Bran
Threonine 0.258 0.502 Bran
Isoleucine 0.273 0.668 Bran
Leucine 0.442 1.374 Bran
Lysine 0.35 0.76 Bran
Methionine 0.064 0.335 Bran
Phenylalanine 0.31 0.908 Bran
Valine 0.316 0.964 Bran
Histidine 0.172 0.41 Bran
Fructose

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. Navy bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169139/nutrients
  2. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/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.