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Chickpea vs Nattō - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chickpea and Nattō different?

  • Chickpea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Fiber, and Vitamin B1, however Nattō is richer in Iron, Calcium, Selenium, and Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Chickpea is 860% higher.
  • Chickpea contains 70 times more Folate than Nattō. While Chickpea contains 557µg of Folate, Nattō contains only 8µg.

Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw and Natto 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
Contains more Phosphorus +44.8%
Contains more Calcium +280.7%
Contains more Iron +99.5%
Contains more Magnesium +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.8%
Equal in Potassium - 729
Equal in Zinc - 3.03
Equal in Copper - 0.667
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 162% 57% 108% 64% 4% 76% 219%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.8%
Contains more Calcium +280.7%
Contains more Iron +99.5%
Contains more Magnesium +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.8%
Equal in Potassium - 729
Equal in Zinc - 3.03
Equal in Copper - 0.667

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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Nattō
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +8100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +638.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.5%
Contains more Folate +6862.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +225%
Contains more Vitamin K +156.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 17% 0% 14% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 418% 0% 23%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +8100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +638.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.5%
Contains more Folate +6862.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +225%
Contains more Vitamin K +156.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chickpea Nattō Opinion
Net carbs 50.75g 7.28g Chickpea
Protein 20.47g 19.4g Chickpea
Fats 6.04g 11g Nattō
Carbs 62.95g 12.68g Chickpea
Calories 378kcal 211kcal Chickpea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.7g 4.89g Nattō
Fiber 12.2g 5.4g Chickpea
Calcium 57mg 217mg Nattō
Iron 4.31mg 8.6mg Nattō
Magnesium 79mg 115mg Nattō
Phosphorus 252mg 174mg Chickpea
Potassium 718mg 729mg Nattō
Sodium 24mg 7mg Nattō
Zinc 2.76mg 3.03mg Nattō
Copper 0.656mg 0.667mg Nattō
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82mg 0.01mg Chickpea
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 13mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.477mg 0.16mg Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.212mg 0.19mg Chickpea
Vitamin B3 1.541mg 0mg Chickpea
Vitamin B5 1.588mg 0.215mg Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535mg 0.13mg Chickpea
Folate 557µg 8µg Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 23.1µg Nattō
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.223mg Nattō
Threonine 0.766mg 0.813mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.882mg 0.931mg Nattō
Leucine 1.465mg 1.509mg Nattō
Lysine 1.377mg 1.145mg Chickpea
Methionine 0.27mg 0.208mg Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103mg 0.941mg Chickpea
Valine 0.865mg 1.018mg Nattō
Histidine 0.566mg 0.512mg Chickpea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.603g 1.591g Chickpea
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377g 2.43g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731g 6.21g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chickpea Nattō
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
74
Chickpea
20
Nattō
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
114
Nattō

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
116%
Nattō
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
13%
Nattō
Fats
28%
Chickpea
51%
Nattō

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.988g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.