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Chickpea vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chickpea and Broad bean different?

  • Chickpea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B5, Fiber, and Phosphorus, however Broad bean is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Chickpea is 898% higher.
  • Chickpea contains 7 times more Vitamin B5 than Broad bean. While Chickpea contains 1.588mg of Vitamin B5, Broad bean contains only 0.225mg.

Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw and Beans, fava, in pod, raw are the varieties 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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Contains more Iron +178.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.1%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains more Magnesium +139.4%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +176%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.3%
Equal in Sodium - 25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +178.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.1%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains more Magnesium +139.4%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +176%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.3%
Equal in Sodium - 25

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 +258.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +605.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414.4%
Contains more Folate +276.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +397%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +354.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.7
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 13% 20% 24% 0% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 0% 103% 111%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +258.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +605.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414.4%
Contains more Folate +276.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +397%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +354.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.7

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
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
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
123%
Chickpea
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
18%
Broad bean
Fats
28%
Chickpea
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.
Chickpea Broad bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chickpea 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?
Chickpea
Chickpea contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.49g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.485g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 Chickpea Broad bean Opinion
Calories 378 88 Chickpea
Protein 20.47 7.92 Chickpea
Fats 6.04 0.73 Chickpea
Vitamin C 4 3.7 Chickpea
Carbs 62.95 17.63 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.31 1.55 Chickpea
Calcium 57 37 Chickpea
Potassium 718 332 Chickpea
Magnesium 79 33 Chickpea
Sugar 10.7 9.21 Broad bean
Fiber 12.2 7.5 Chickpea
Copper 0.656 0.402 Chickpea
Zinc 2.76 1 Chickpea
Starch
Phosphorus 252 129 Chickpea
Sodium 24 25 Chickpea
Vitamin A 67 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.82 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.477 0.133 Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.541 2.249 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 1.588 0.225 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 0.104 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 557 148 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.603 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377 0.104 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731 0.342 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2 Chickpea
Threonine 0.766 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 Chickpea
Lysine 1.377 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 Chickpea
Histidine 0.566 Chickpea
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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 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. 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.