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Chickpea vs Bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chickpea and Bean different?

  • Chickpea is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B5, while Bean is higher in Selenium, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Fiber, and Iron.
  • Chickpea covers your daily need of Manganese 876% more than Bean.
  • Chickpea contains 2 times more Vitamin B5 than Bean. Chickpea contains 1.588mg of Vitamin B5, while Bean contains 0.785mg.

Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw and Beans, pinto, mature seeds, 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
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Bean
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +98.2%
Contains more Potassium +94%
Contains more Magnesium +122.8%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 34% 123% 126% 298% 63% 177% 2%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +98.2%
Contains more Potassium +94%
Contains more Magnesium +122.8%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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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Bean
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +290.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +49.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.212
Equal in Folate - 525
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 21% 0% 5% 0% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 0% 14% 394%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +290.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +49.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.212
Equal in Folate - 525

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
74
Chickpea
70
Bean
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
126
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
123%
Chickpea
129%
Bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
63%
Bean
Fats
28%
Chickpea
6%
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.
Chickpea 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
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Chickpea 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 is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bean
Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bean
Bean contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bean
Bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.368g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bean
Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chickpea Bean Opinion
Calories 378 347 Chickpea
Protein 20.47 21.42 Bean
Fats 6.04 1.23 Chickpea
Vitamin C 4 6.3 Bean
Carbs 62.95 62.55 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.31 5.07 Bean
Calcium 57 113 Bean
Potassium 718 1393 Bean
Magnesium 79 176 Bean
Sugar 10.7 2.11 Bean
Fiber 12.2 15.5 Bean
Copper 0.656 0.893 Bean
Zinc 2.76 2.28 Chickpea
Starch 34.17 Bean
Phosphorus 252 411 Bean
Sodium 24 12 Bean
Vitamin A 67 0 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82 0.21 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.477 0.713 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.212
Vitamin B3 1.541 1.174 Chickpea
Vitamin B5 1.588 0.785 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 0.474 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 5.6 Chickpea
Folate 557 525 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.603 0.235 Bean
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377 0.229 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731 0.407 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2 0.237 Bean
Threonine 0.766 0.81 Bean
Isoleucine 0.882 0.871 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 1.558 Bean
Lysine 1.377 1.356 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 0.259 Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103 1.095 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 0.998 Bean
Histidine 0.566 0.556 Chickpea
Fructose 0 Bean

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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/nutrients
  2. Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/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.