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Lupin Bean vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lupin Bean and Amaranth grain different?

  • Lupin Bean is higher than Amaranth grain in Copper, Folate, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Zinc, Magnesium, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Lupin Bean covers your daily need of Copper 97% more than Amaranth grain.
  • Lupin Bean contains 43 times more Vitamin B1 than Amaranth grain. Lupin Bean contains 0.64mg of Vitamin B1, while Amaranth grain contains 0.015mg.

Lupins, mature seeds, raw and Amaranth grain, cooked types were 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 Iron +107.6%
Contains more Calcium +274.5%
Contains more Potassium +650.4%
Contains more Magnesium +204.6%
Contains more Copper +585.9%
Contains more Zinc +452.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 53% 90% 142% 341% 130% 189% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 79% 15% 12% 47% 50% 24% 64% 1%
Contains more Iron +107.6%
Contains more Calcium +274.5%
Contains more Potassium +650.4%
Contains more Magnesium +204.6%
Contains more Copper +585.9%
Contains more Zinc +452.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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 +4166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +831.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.9%
Contains more Folate +1513.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 0% 0% 0% 160% 51% 42% 45% 83% 0% 0% 267%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 0% 0% 17%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +831.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.9%
Contains more Folate +1513.6%

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
55
Lupin Bean
5
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
138
Lupin Bean
36
Amaranth grain

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
217%
Lupin Bean
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
40%
Lupin Bean
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
45%
Lupin Bean
7%
Amaranth grain

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.
Lupin Bean Amaranth grain
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Lupin Bean Amaranth grain
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 glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
Which food is cheaper?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.156g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lupin Bean Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 371 102 Lupin Bean
Protein 36.17 3.8 Lupin Bean
Fats 9.74 1.58 Lupin Bean
Vitamin C 4.8 Lupin Bean
Carbs 40.37 18.69 Lupin Bean
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Lupin Bean
Iron 4.36 2.1 Lupin Bean
Calcium 176 47 Lupin Bean
Potassium 1013 135 Lupin Bean
Magnesium 198 65 Lupin Bean
Sugar
Fiber 18.9 2.1 Lupin Bean
Copper 1.022 0.149 Lupin Bean
Zinc 4.75 0.86 Lupin Bean
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 440 148 Lupin Bean
Sodium 15 6 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 0 Lupin Bean
Vitamin E 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B1 0.64 0.015 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.022 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B3 2.19 0.235 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B5 0.75 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B6 0.357 0.113 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B12 0 Lupin Bean
Vitamin K
Folate 355 22 Lupin Bean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 1.156 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 3.94 Lupin Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 2.439 Lupin Bean
Tryptophan 0.289 Lupin Bean
Threonine 1.331 Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.615 Lupin Bean
Leucine 2.743 Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.933 Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.255 Lupin Bean
Phenylalanine 1.435 Lupin Bean
Valine 1.51 Lupin Bean
Histidine 1.03 Lupin Bean
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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. Lupin Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172423/nutrients
  2. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/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.