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Black gram vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Black gram and Broad bean?

  • Broad bean has less Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Fiber, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc, Potassium, Folate, and Vitamin B5 than Black gram.
  • Black gram's daily need coverage for Iron is 75% higher.
  • Black gram has 8 times more Magnesium than Broad bean. Black gram has 267mg of Magnesium, while Broad bean has 33mg.

We used Mungo beans, mature seeds, raw and Beans, fava, in pod, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +388.4%
Contains more Calcium +273%
Contains more Potassium +196.1%
Contains more Magnesium +709.1%
Contains more Copper +144%
Contains more Zinc +235%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.8%
Contains less Sodium -34.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 284% 42% 87% 191% 327% 92% 163% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +388.4%
Contains more Calcium +273%
Contains more Potassium +196.1%
Contains more Magnesium +709.1%
Contains more Copper +144%
Contains more Zinc +235%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.8%
Contains less Sodium -34.2%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +302.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.2%
Contains more Folate +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1347.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 69% 59% 28% 55% 65% 0% 0% 162%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 20% 24% 0% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 0% 103% 111%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +302.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.2%
Contains more Folate +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1347.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.4%

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
36
Black gram
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
149
Black gram
43
Broad bean

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
151%
Black gram
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
59%
Black gram
18%
Broad bean
Fats
8%
Black gram
3%
Broad bean

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.
Black gram Broad bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Black gram Broad bean
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 contains less Sodium?
Broad bean
Broad bean contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black gram
Black gram 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 Black gram Broad bean Opinion
Calories 341 88 Black gram
Protein 25.21 7.92 Black gram
Fats 1.64 0.73 Black gram
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 58.99 17.63 Black gram
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.57 1.55 Black gram
Calcium 138 37 Black gram
Potassium 983 332 Black gram
Magnesium 267 33 Black gram
Sugar 9.21 Black gram
Fiber 18.3 7.5 Black gram
Copper 0.981 0.402 Black gram
Zinc 3.35 1 Black gram
Starch
Phosphorus 379 129 Black gram
Sodium 38 25 Broad bean
Vitamin A 23 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.273 0.133 Black gram
Vitamin B2 0.254 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.447 2.249 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.906 0.225 Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.281 0.104 Black gram
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 216 148 Black gram
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.114 0.118 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.085 0.104 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.342 Black gram
Tryptophan 0.263 Black gram
Threonine 0.875 Black gram
Isoleucine 1.287 Black gram
Leucine 2.089 Black gram
Lysine 1.674 Black gram
Methionine 0.367 Black gram
Phenylalanine 1.473 Black gram
Valine 1.416 Black gram
Histidine 0.706 Black gram
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. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174259/nutrients
  2. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168574/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.