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Cornmeal vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cornmeal and Broad bean

  • Cornmeal has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Folate, and Vitamin B2, however Broad bean is higher in Copper, Vitamin K, Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Broad bean covers your daily Copper needs 36% more than Cornmeal.
  • Broad bean contains 13 times less Selenium than Cornmeal. Cornmeal contains 10.5µg of Selenium, while Broad bean contains 0.8µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Beans, fava, in pod, 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
Contains more Iron +181.3%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +133.8%
Contains more Copper +428.9%
Contains more Zinc +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +181.3%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +133.8%
Contains more Copper +428.9%
Contains more Zinc +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 33

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 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225
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 13% 20% 24% 0% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 0% 103% 111%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225

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
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
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
43%
Cornmeal
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
18%
Broad bean
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
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.
Cornmeal Broad bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cornmeal 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 is lower in Sugar?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.102g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
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 Cornmeal Broad bean Opinion
Calories 370 88 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 7.92 Broad bean
Fats 1.75 0.73 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 79.45 17.63 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 1.55 Cornmeal
Calcium 3 37 Broad bean
Potassium 142 332 Broad bean
Magnesium 32 33 Broad bean
Sugar 1.61 9.21 Cornmeal
Fiber 3.9 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.076 0.402 Broad bean
Zinc 0.66 1 Broad bean
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 129 Broad bean
Sodium 7 25 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 214 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.12 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.133 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.29 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 2.249 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.225 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.104 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 209 148 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.22 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 0.104 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 0.342 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038 Cornmeal
Threonine 0.172 Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.242 Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105 Cornmeal
Methionine 0.162 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366 Cornmeal
Valine 0.337 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172 Cornmeal
Fructose 0.17 Cornmeal

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. 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.