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Cornmeal vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cornmeal and Baked beans?

  • Cornmeal is higher in Folate, Vitamin B1, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Vitamin B6, yet Baked beans are higher in Copper.
  • Cornmeal's daily need coverage for Folate is 40% more.
  • Cornmeal has 12 times more Vitamin B3 than Baked beans. While Cornmeal has 4.968mg of Vitamin B3, Baked beans have only 0.408mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Cornmeal is lower.

We used Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Beans, baked, home prepared types 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 Iron +119.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Calcium +1933.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.1%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%
Contains more Zinc +10.6%
Contains more Copper +109.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Contains more Iron +119.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Calcium +1933.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.1%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%
Contains more Zinc +10.6%
Contains more Copper +109.2%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +679.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Folate +335.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 3% 0% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 157% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 4% 34% 12% 8% 10% 21% 36% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +679.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Folate +335.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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.
Cornmeal Baked beans
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cornmeal Baked beans Opinion
Net carbs 75.55g 16.13g Cornmeal
Protein 7.11g 5.54g Cornmeal
Fats 1.75g 5.15g Baked beans
Carbs 79.45g 21.63g Cornmeal
Calories 370kcal 155kcal Cornmeal
Starch 73.3g g Cornmeal
Fructose 0.17g g Cornmeal
Sugar 1.61g g Baked beans
Fiber 3.9g 5.5g Baked beans
Calcium 3mg 61mg Baked beans
Iron 4.36mg 1.99mg Cornmeal
Magnesium 32mg 43mg Baked beans
Phosphorus 99mg 109mg Baked beans
Potassium 142mg 358mg Baked beans
Sodium 7mg 422mg Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66mg 0.73mg Baked beans
Copper 0.076mg 0.159mg Baked beans
Vitamin A 214IU 0IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12mg mg Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1.1mg Baked beans
Vitamin B1 0.551mg 0.136mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0.049mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968mg 0.408mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.155mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182mg 0.09mg Cornmeal
Folate 209µg 48µg Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038mg 0.067mg Baked beans
Threonine 0.172mg 0.228mg Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.242mg
Leucine 1.006mg 0.428mg Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105mg 0.379mg Baked beans
Methionine 0.162mg 0.086mg Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366mg 0.287mg Cornmeal
Valine 0.337mg 0.282mg Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172mg 0.153mg Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0mg 5mg Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.22g 1.948g Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 2.133g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828g 0.74g Cornmeal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cornmeal Baked beans
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
46
Cornmeal
10
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
41
Baked beans

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
43%
Cornmeal
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
22%
Baked beans
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
24%
Baked beans

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 415mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.728g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals

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. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/nutrients
  2. Baked beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173731/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.