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Navy bean vs Pasta - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Navy bean and Pasta

  • Navy bean has more Copper, Magnesium, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Potassium, however Pasta is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Navy bean covers your daily Copper needs 29% more than Pasta.
  • Pasta has 13 times less Potassium than Navy bean. Navy bean has 307mg of Potassium, while Pasta has 24mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, raw and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked.

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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 Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +69.3%
Contains more Magnesium +461.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.7%
Contains more Potassium +1179.2%
Contains more Zinc +58.9%
Contains more Copper +282.8%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 73% 73% 43% 28% 2% 25% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 43% 13% 27% 3% 1% 16% 31%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +69.3%
Contains more Magnesium +461.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.7%
Contains more Potassium +1179.2%
Contains more Zinc +58.9%
Contains more Copper +282.8%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%

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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Pasta
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +350.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +461.8%
Contains more Folate +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 63% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 99% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 53% 35% 19% 11% 8% 48% 18% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +350.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +461.8%
Contains more Folate +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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 Pasta
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Navy bean Pasta Opinion
Net carbs 13.05g 24.93g Pasta
Protein 6.15g 5.15g Navy bean
Fats 0.7g 1.05g Pasta
Carbs 13.05g 24.93g Pasta
Calories 67kcal 131kcal Pasta
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 15mg 6mg Navy bean
Iron 1.93mg 1.14mg Navy bean
Magnesium 101mg 18mg Navy bean
Phosphorus 100mg 63mg Navy bean
Potassium 307mg 24mg Navy bean
Sodium 13mg 6mg Pasta
Zinc 0.89mg 0.56mg Navy bean
Copper 0.356mg 0.093mg Navy bean
Vitamin A 4IU 20IU Pasta
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Navy bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Navy bean
Vitamin C 18.8mg 0mg Navy bean
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.209mg Navy bean
Vitamin B2 0.215mg 0.15mg Navy bean
Vitamin B3 1.22mg 0.992mg Navy bean
Vitamin B5 0.825mg 0.183mg Navy bean
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.034mg Navy bean
Folate 132µg 64µg Navy bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.14µg Pasta
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.064mg 0.065mg Pasta
Threonine 0.258mg 0.134mg Navy bean
Isoleucine 0.273mg 0.197mg Navy bean
Leucine 0.442mg 0.348mg Navy bean
Lysine 0.35mg 0.097mg Navy bean
Methionine 0.064mg 0.079mg Pasta
Phenylalanine 0.31mg 0.247mg Navy bean
Valine 0.316mg 0.217mg Navy bean
Histidine 0.172mg 0.103mg Navy bean
Cholesterol 0mg 33mg Navy bean
Trans Fat 0g g Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.085g 0.15g Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052g 0.124g Pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407g 0.429g Pasta

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Navy bean Pasta
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
16
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
45
Navy bean
17
Pasta

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
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
13%
Navy bean
25%
Pasta
Fats
3%
Navy bean
5%
Pasta

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Navy bean
Navy bean is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Navy bean
Navy bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Navy bean
Navy bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169728/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.