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Cornmeal vs. Adzuki bean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cornmeal and Adzuki bean

  • Cornmeal has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Selenium, however, Adzuki bean has more Copper, Manganese, Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Cornmeal is 36% higher.
  • Adzuki bean has 9 times less Selenium than Cornmeal. Cornmeal has 10.5µg of Selenium, while Adzuki bean has 1.2µg.

Food types used in this article are Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +118%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Contains more Selenium +775%
Contains more Calcium +833.3%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.7%
Contains more Potassium +274.6%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Copper +292.1%
Contains more Manganese +229.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26% 23% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 75% 38% 72% 47% 2% 49% 100% 75% 7%
Contains more Iron +118%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Contains more Selenium +775%
Contains more Calcium +833.3%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.7%
Contains more Potassium +274.6%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Copper +292.1%
Contains more Manganese +229.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +3466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +379.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +592.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.6%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 3% 0% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 157% 0% 5% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 29% 15% 14% 26% 23% 91% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +3466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +379.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +592.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.6%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1650%
Contains more Carbs +220.8%
Contains more Water +492.9%
Contains more Other +158.8%
Equal in Protein - 7.52
7% 2% 79% 11%
Protein: 7.11 g
Fats: 1.75 g
Carbs: 79.45 g
Water: 11.18 g
Other: 0.51 g
8% 25% 66%
Protein: 7.52 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 24.77 g
Water: 66.29 g
Other: 1.32 g
Contains more Fats +1650%
Contains more Carbs +220.8%
Contains more Water +492.9%
Contains more Other +158.8%
Equal in Protein - 7.52

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4233.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3842.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.6%
15% 27% 58%
Saturated Fat: 0.22 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.39 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.828 g
55% 14% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.036 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.009 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.021 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4233.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3842.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cornmeal Adzuki bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cornmeal Adzuki bean Opinion
Net carbs 75.55g 17.47g Cornmeal
Protein 7.11g 7.52g Adzuki bean
Fats 1.75g 0.1g Cornmeal
Carbs 79.45g 24.77g Cornmeal
Calories 370kcal 128kcal Cornmeal
Starch 73.3g Cornmeal
Fructose 0.17g Cornmeal
Sugar 1.61g Adzuki bean
Fiber 3.9g 7.3g Adzuki bean
Calcium 3mg 28mg Adzuki bean
Iron 4.36mg 2mg Cornmeal
Magnesium 32mg 52mg Adzuki bean
Phosphorus 99mg 168mg Adzuki bean
Potassium 142mg 532mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 7mg 8mg Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66mg 1.77mg Adzuki bean
Copper 0.076mg 0.298mg Adzuki bean
Manganese 0.174mg 0.573mg Adzuki bean
Selenium 10.5µg 1.2µg Cornmeal
Vitamin A 214IU 6IU Cornmeal
Vitamin A RAE 11µg 0µg Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B1 0.551mg 0.115mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0.064mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968mg 0.717mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.43mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.182mg 0.096mg Cornmeal
Folate 209µg 121µg Cornmeal
Choline 8.6mg Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038mg 0.072mg Adzuki bean
Threonine 0.172mg 0.255mg Adzuki bean
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.3mg Adzuki bean
Leucine 1.006mg 0.632mg Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105mg 0.567mg Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.162mg 0.079mg Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366mg 0.398mg Adzuki bean
Valine 0.337mg 0.387mg Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.172mg 0.198mg Adzuki bean
Saturated Fat 0.22g 0.036g Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 0.009g Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828g 0.021g Cornmeal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cornmeal Adzuki bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Cornmeal
15%
Adzuki bean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
37%
Cornmeal
47%
Adzuki bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.184g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/nutrients
  2. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173728/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.