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Lupin Bean vs Spelt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lupin Bean and Spelt?

  • Lupin Bean is richer in Folate, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc, yet Spelt is richer in Vitamin B3, and Manganese.
  • Lupin Bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 78% higher.
  • Lupin Bean has 7 times more Calcium than Spelt. Lupin Bean has 176mg of Calcium, while Spelt has 27mg.

We used Lupins, mature seeds, raw and Spelt, uncooked types in this comparison.

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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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Spelt
Contains more Calcium +551.9%
Contains more Potassium +161.1%
Contains more Magnesium +45.6%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +44.8%
Contains less Sodium -46.7%
Equal in Iron - 4.44
Equal in Phosphorus - 401
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 53% 90% 142% 341% 130% 189% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 167% 9% 35% 98% 171% 90% 172% 2%
Contains more Calcium +551.9%
Contains more Potassium +161.1%
Contains more Magnesium +45.6%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +44.8%
Contains less Sodium -46.7%
Equal in Iron - 4.44
Equal in Phosphorus - 401

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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Spelt
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%
Contains more Folate +688.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.4%
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% 1% 16% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 0% 10% 34%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%
Contains more Folate +688.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.4%

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
35
Spelt
Mineral Summary Score
138
Lupin Bean
92
Spelt

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
87%
Spelt
Carbohydrates
40%
Lupin Bean
70%
Spelt
Fats
45%
Lupin Bean
11%
Spelt

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 Spelt
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Lupin Bean Spelt
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 Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spelt
Spelt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.75g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 63)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lupin Bean
Lupin 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 Lupin Bean Spelt Opinion
Calories 371 338 Lupin Bean
Protein 36.17 14.57 Lupin Bean
Fats 9.74 2.43 Lupin Bean
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Lupin Bean
Carbs 40.37 70.19 Spelt
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Lupin Bean
Iron 4.36 4.44 Spelt
Calcium 176 27 Lupin Bean
Potassium 1013 388 Lupin Bean
Magnesium 198 136 Lupin Bean
Sugar 6.82 Lupin Bean
Fiber 18.9 10.7 Lupin Bean
Copper 1.022 0.511 Lupin Bean
Zinc 4.75 3.28 Lupin Bean
Starch 53.92 Spelt
Phosphorus 440 401 Lupin Bean
Sodium 15 8 Spelt
Vitamin A 0 10 Spelt
Vitamin E 0.79 Spelt
Vitamin D 0 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B1 0.64 0.364 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.113 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B3 2.19 6.843 Spelt
Vitamin B5 0.75 1.068 Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.357 0.23 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.6 Spelt
Folate 355 45 Lupin Bean
Trans Fat 0 Spelt
Saturated Fat 1.156 0.406 Spelt
Monounsaturated Fat 3.94 0.445 Lupin Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 2.439 1.258 Lupin Bean
Tryptophan 0.289 0.132 Lupin Bean
Threonine 1.331 0.443 Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.615 0.552 Lupin Bean
Leucine 2.743 1.07 Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.933 0.409 Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.255 0.258 Spelt
Phenylalanine 1.435 0.737 Lupin Bean
Valine 1.51 0.681 Lupin Bean
Histidine 1.03 0.36 Lupin Bean
Fructose 0.24 Spelt

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. Spelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169745/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.