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Cornmeal vs Bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cornmeal and Bean

  • Cornmeal has more Vitamin B3, however Bean has more Copper, Folate, Fiber, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium, Magnesium, Selenium and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Bean is 91% higher.
  • Bean has 4 times less Vitamin B3 than Cornmeal. Cornmeal has 4.968mg of Vitamin B3, while Bean has 1.174mg.

Food types used in this article are Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw.

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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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7
Bean
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +3666.7%
Contains more Potassium +881%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +1075%
Contains more Zinc +245.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 34% 123% 126% 298% 63% 177% 2%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +3666.7%
Contains more Potassium +881%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +1075%
Contains more Zinc +245.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.2%

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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7
Bean
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +151.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 13% 3% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 0% 0% 157%
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 B2 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +151.2%

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
46
Cornmeal
70
Bean
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
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 the food
Protein
43%
Cornmeal
129%
Bean
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
63%
Bean
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
6%
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.
Cornmeal Bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cornmeal 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 Sugars?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bean
Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Cornmeal Bean Opinion
Calories 370 347 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 21.42 Bean
Fats 1.75 1.23 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 6.3 Bean
Carbs 79.45 62.55 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 5.07 Bean
Calcium 3 113 Bean
Potassium 142 1393 Bean
Magnesium 32 176 Bean
Sugars 1.61 2.11 Cornmeal
Fiber 3.9 15.5 Bean
Copper 0.076 0.893 Bean
Zinc 0.66 2.28 Bean
Starch 73.3 34.17 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 411 Bean
Sodium 7 12 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 214 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 0.21 Bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.713 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.212 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 1.174 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.785 Bean
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.474 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 5.6 Bean
Folate 209 525 Bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.22 0.235 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 0.229 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 0.407 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038 0.237 Bean
Threonine 0.172 0.81 Bean
Isoleucine 0.242 0.871 Bean
Leucine 1.006 1.558 Bean
Lysine 0.105 1.356 Bean
Methionine 0.162 0.259 Bean
Phenylalanine 0.366 1.095 Bean
Valine 0.337 0.998 Bean
Histidine 0.172 0.556 Bean
Fructose 0.17 0 Cornmeal

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. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/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.