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Bread vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bread and Baked beans

  • The amount of Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Folate in Bread is higher than in Baked beans.
  • Bread covers your daily Selenium needs 50% more than Baked beans.
  • Baked beans have 15 times less Vitamin B3 than Bread. Bread has 6.25mg of Vitamin B3, while Baked beans have 0.408mg.
  • Baked beans contain less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bread, wheat, toasted and Beans, baked, home prepared.

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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 +170.5%
Contains more Iron +105.5%
Contains more Magnesium +37.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.5%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Potassium +60.5%
Contains less Sodium -29.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 50% 154% 43% 81% 20% 79% 41% 66%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Contains more Calcium +170.5%
Contains more Iron +105.5%
Contains more Magnesium +37.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.5%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Potassium +60.5%
Contains less Sodium -29.8%

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
Bread
8
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +222.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +679.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1431.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Contains more Folate +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 1% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 65% 0% 15%
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% 4% 34% 12% 8% 10% 21% 36% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +222.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +679.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1431.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Contains more Folate +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%

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.
Bread Baked beans
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bread Baked beans Opinion
Net carbs 51.07g 16.13g Bread
Protein 12.96g 5.54g Bread
Fats 4.27g 5.15g Baked beans
Carbs 55.77g 21.63g Bread
Calories 313kcal 155kcal Bread
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.42g g Baked beans
Fiber 4.7g 5.5g Baked beans
Calcium 165mg 61mg Bread
Iron 4.09mg 1.99mg Bread
Magnesium 59mg 43mg Bread
Phosphorus 188mg 109mg Bread
Potassium 223mg 358mg Baked beans
Sodium 601mg 422mg Baked beans
Zinc 1.47mg 0.73mg Bread
Copper 0.198mg 0.159mg Bread
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.24mg mg Bread
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.2mg 1.1mg Baked beans
Vitamin B1 0.439mg 0.136mg Bread
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0.049mg Bread
Vitamin B3 6.25mg 0.408mg Bread
Vitamin B5 0.456mg 0.155mg Bread
Vitamin B6 0.153mg 0.09mg Bread
Folate 86µg 48µg Bread
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.7µg µg Bread
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.067mg Bread
Threonine 0.299mg 0.228mg Bread
Isoleucine 0.258mg 0.242mg Bread
Leucine 0.461mg 0.428mg Bread
Lysine 0.215mg 0.379mg Baked beans
Methionine 0.105mg 0.086mg Bread
Phenylalanine 0.315mg 0.287mg Bread
Valine 0.31mg 0.282mg Bread
Histidine 0.15mg 0.153mg Baked beans
Cholesterol 0mg 5mg Bread
Trans Fat g 0g Bread
Saturated Fat 0.989g 1.948g Bread
Monounsaturated Fat 1.019g 2.133g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 1.72g 0.74g Bread

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bread Baked beans
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
38
Bread
10
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
66
Bread
41
Baked beans

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
78%
Bread
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
56%
Bread
22%
Baked beans
Fats
20%
Bread
24%
Baked beans

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bread
Bread is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bread
Bread is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.959g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Baked beans
Baked beans contains less Sodium (difference - 179mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)

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. Bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172687/nutrients
  2. Baked beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173731/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.