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Bread vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bread and Broad bean different?

  • Bread is richer in Selenium, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3 and Calcium, while Broad bean is higher in Vitamin K, Copper and Folate.
  • Bread covers your daily need of Selenium 59% more than Broad bean.
  • Bread contains 24 times more Sodium than Broad bean. Bread contains 601mg of Sodium, while Broad bean contains 25mg.

Bread, wheat, toasted and Beans, fava, in pod, raw 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
Bread
5
:
Contains more Iron +163.9%
Contains more Calcium +345.9%
Contains more Magnesium +78.8%
Contains more Zinc +47%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains more Copper +103%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 154% 50% 20% 43% 66% 41% 81% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +163.9%
Contains more Calcium +345.9%
Contains more Magnesium +78.8%
Contains more Zinc +47%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains more Copper +103%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1750%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +617.5%
Contains more Folate +72.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 0% 5% 0% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 0% 15% 65%
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 +230.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1750%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +617.5%
Contains more Folate +72.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
38
Bread
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
66
Bread
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 the food
Protein
78%
Bread
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
56%
Bread
18%
Broad bean
Fats
20%
Bread
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bread Broad bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bread 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 - 576mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.871g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bread
Bread contains less Sugars (difference - 2.79g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bread
Bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Bread Broad bean Opinion
Calories 313 88 Bread
Protein 12.96 7.92 Bread
Fats 4.27 0.73 Bread
Vitamin C 0.2 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 55.77 17.63 Bread
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.09 1.55 Bread
Calcium 165 37 Bread
Potassium 223 332 Broad bean
Magnesium 59 33 Bread
Sugars 6.42 9.21 Bread
Fiber 4.7 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.198 0.402 Broad bean
Zinc 1.47 1 Bread
Starch
Phosphorus 188 129 Bread
Sodium 601 25 Broad bean
Vitamin A 0 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.24 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.439 0.133 Bread
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.29 Bread
Vitamin B3 6.25 2.249 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.456 0.225 Bread
Vitamin B6 0.153 0.104 Bread
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 86 148 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Bread
Saturated Fat 0.989 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 1.019 0.104 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 1.72 0.342 Bread
Tryptophan 0.092 Bread
Threonine 0.299 Bread
Isoleucine 0.258 Bread
Leucine 0.461 Bread
Lysine 0.215 Bread
Methionine 0.105 Bread
Phenylalanine 0.315 Bread
Valine 0.31 Bread
Histidine 0.15 Bread
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. 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.