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Black gram vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Black gram and Broad bean?

  • Black gram is higher in Magnesium, yet Broad bean is higher in Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin B2, Folate, Manganese, and Vitamin E .
  • Broad bean's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 32% more.
  • Black gram has 2 times more Magnesium than Broad bean. While Black gram has 63mg of Magnesium, Broad bean has only 33mg.

We used Mungo beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Beans, fava, in pod, raw types 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 Calcium +43.2%
Contains more Iron +12.9%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.5%
Contains more Copper +189.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 66% 45% 67% 21% 1% 23% 47%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Contains more Calcium +43.2%
Contains more Iron +12.9%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.5%
Contains more Copper +189.2%

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 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +974.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +673.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +270%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.3%
Contains more Folate +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1414.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 4% 38% 18% 29% 26% 14% 71% 0% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 20% 24% 0% 13% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 111% 0% 103%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +974.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +673.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +270%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.3%
Contains more Folate +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1414.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black gram Broad bean Opinion
Net carbs 11.94g 10.13g Black gram
Protein 7.54g 7.92g Broad bean
Fats 0.55g 0.73g Broad bean
Carbs 18.34g 17.63g Black gram
Calories 105kcal 88kcal Black gram
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.01g 9.21g Black gram
Fiber 6.4g 7.5g Broad bean
Calcium 53mg 37mg Black gram
Iron 1.75mg 1.55mg Black gram
Magnesium 63mg 33mg Black gram
Phosphorus 156mg 129mg Black gram
Potassium 231mg 332mg Broad bean
Sodium 7mg 25mg Black gram
Zinc 0.83mg 1mg Broad bean
Copper 0.139mg 0.402mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 31IU 333IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.15mg 1.16mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 3.7mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.133mg Black gram
Vitamin B2 0.075mg 0.29mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 2.249mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.433mg 0.225mg Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.058mg 0.104mg Broad bean
Folate 94µg 148µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.7µg 40.9µg Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.078mg mg Black gram
Threonine 0.262mg mg Black gram
Isoleucine 0.385mg mg Black gram
Leucine 0.625mg mg Black gram
Lysine 0.5mg mg Black gram
Methionine 0.11mg mg Black gram
Phenylalanine 0.44mg mg Black gram
Valine 0.423mg mg Black gram
Histidine 0.211mg mg Black gram
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.038g 0.118g Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.104g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.359g 0.342g Black gram

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Black gram Broad bean
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
17
Black gram
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
35
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
45%
Black gram
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
18%
Black gram
18%
Broad bean
Fats
3%
Black gram
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black gram
Black gram contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.08g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
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. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172427/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.