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Navy bean vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Navy bean and Wheat gluten different?

  • Navy bean is richer in Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, while Wheat gluten is higher in Selenium, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Wheat gluten covers your daily need of Selenium 71% more than Navy bean.
  • Navy bean contains 10000000 times more Folate than Wheat gluten. Navy bean contains 132µg of Folate, while Wheat gluten contains 0µg.

Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, raw and Vital wheat gluten 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 Magnesium +304%
Contains more Potassium +207%
Contains less Sodium -55.2%
Contains more Copper +95.6%
Contains more Calcium +846.7%
Contains more Iron +169.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Equal in Zinc - 0.85
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 73% 73% 43% 28% 2% 25% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61%
Contains more Magnesium +304%
Contains more Potassium +207%
Contains less Sodium -55.2%
Contains more Copper +95.6%
Contains more Calcium +846.7%
Contains more Iron +169.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Equal in Zinc - 0.85

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Navy bean Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 13.05g 13.19g Wheat gluten
Protein 6.15g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 0.7g 1.85g Wheat gluten
Carbs 13.05g 13.79g Wheat gluten
Calories 67kcal 370kcal Wheat gluten
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Navy bean
Fiber g 0.6g Wheat gluten
Calcium 15mg 142mg Wheat gluten
Iron 1.93mg 5.2mg Wheat gluten
Magnesium 101mg 25mg Navy bean
Phosphorus 100mg 260mg Wheat gluten
Potassium 307mg 100mg Navy bean
Sodium 13mg 29mg Navy bean
Zinc 0.89mg 0.85mg Navy bean
Copper 0.356mg 0.182mg Navy bean
Vitamin A 4IU 0IU Navy bean
Vitamin E mg 0mg Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18.8mg 0mg Navy bean
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0mg Navy bean
Vitamin B2 0.215mg 0mg Navy bean
Vitamin B3 1.22mg 0mg Navy bean
Vitamin B5 0.825mg 0mg Navy bean
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0mg Navy bean
Folate 132µg 0µg Navy bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.064mg mg Navy bean
Threonine 0.258mg mg Navy bean
Isoleucine 0.273mg mg Navy bean
Leucine 0.442mg mg Navy bean
Lysine 0.35mg mg Navy bean
Methionine 0.064mg mg Navy bean
Phenylalanine 0.31mg mg Navy bean
Valine 0.316mg mg Navy bean
Histidine 0.172mg mg Navy bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.085g 0.272g Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052g 0.156g Wheat gluten
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407g 0.81g Wheat gluten

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Navy bean Wheat gluten
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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
45
Navy bean
58
Wheat gluten

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
13%
Navy bean
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
3%
Navy bean
9%
Wheat gluten

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Navy bean
Navy bean contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.187g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Navy bean
Navy 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 richer in minerals?
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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.

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 gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/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.