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Navy bean vs Wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Navy bean and Wheat

  • Navy bean has more Folate, however Wheat has more Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Wheat's daily need coverage for Selenium is 161% more.
  • Navy bean has 3 times more Folate than Wheat. Navy bean has 132µg of Folate, while Wheat has 43µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, raw and Wheat, durum.

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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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Wheat
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Calcium +126.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.6%
Contains more Copper +55.3%
Contains more Zinc +367.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +408%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 73% 5% 28% 73% 119% 25% 43% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 132% 11% 39% 103% 185% 114% 218% 1%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Calcium +126.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.6%
Contains more Copper +55.3%
Contains more Zinc +367.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +408%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%

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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Wheat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.7%
Contains more Folate +207%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +452.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.419
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% 0% 0% 105% 28% 127% 57% 97% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.7%
Contains more Folate +207%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +452.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.419

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
37
Wheat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Navy bean
100
Wheat

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
82%
Wheat
Carbohydrates
13%
Navy bean
71%
Wheat
Fats
3%
Navy bean
11%
Wheat

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

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Navy bean Wheat
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat
Wheat is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat
Wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.369g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 Wheat Opinion
Calories 67 339 Wheat
Protein 6.15 13.68 Wheat
Fats 0.7 2.47 Wheat
Vitamin C 18.8 0 Navy bean
Carbs 13.05 71.13 Wheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.93 3.52 Wheat
Calcium 15 34 Wheat
Potassium 307 431 Wheat
Magnesium 101 144 Wheat
Sugar
Fiber
Copper 0.356 0.553 Wheat
Zinc 0.89 4.16 Wheat
Starch
Phosphorus 100 508 Wheat
Sodium 13 2 Wheat
Vitamin A 4 0 Navy bean
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.419 Wheat
Vitamin B2 0.215 0.121 Navy bean
Vitamin B3 1.22 6.738 Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.825 0.935 Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.191 0.419 Wheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 132 43 Navy bean
Trans Fat 0 Wheat
Saturated Fat 0.085 0.454 Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052 0.344 Wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 0.978 Wheat
Tryptophan 0.064 0.176 Wheat
Threonine 0.258 0.366 Wheat
Isoleucine 0.273 0.533 Wheat
Leucine 0.442 0.934 Wheat
Lysine 0.35 0.303 Navy bean
Methionine 0.064 0.221 Wheat
Phenylalanine 0.31 0.681 Wheat
Valine 0.316 0.594 Wheat
Histidine 0.172 0.322 Wheat
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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. Wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169721/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.