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Maize vs Cranberry bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Maize and Cranberry bean?

  • Cranberry bean has more Folate, Fiber, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium, Zinc, and Magnesium than Maize.
  • Cranberry bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 141% higher.

We used Corn, sweet, yellow, raw and Beans, cranberry (roman), mature seeds, raw 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
Contains more Calcium +6250%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Magnesium +321.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +318%
Contains more Potassium +393.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +689.1%
Contains more Copper +1370.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 188% 112% 160% 118% 1% 99% 265%
Contains more Calcium +6250%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Magnesium +321.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +318%
Contains more Potassium +393.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +689.1%
Contains more Copper +1370.4%

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
Maize
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +9250%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +381.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +287.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.3%
Contains more Folate +1338.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.748
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 187% 50% 28% 45% 72% 453% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +9250%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +381.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +287.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.3%
Contains more Folate +1338.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.748

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.
Maize Cranberry bean
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maize Cranberry bean Opinion
Net carbs 16.7g 35.35g Cranberry bean
Protein 3.27g 23.03g Cranberry bean
Fats 1.35g 1.23g Maize
Carbs 18.7g 60.05g Cranberry bean
Calories 86kcal 335kcal Cranberry bean
Starch 5.7g g Maize
Fructose 1.94g g Maize
Sugar 6.26g g Cranberry bean
Fiber 2g 24.7g Cranberry bean
Calcium 2mg 127mg Cranberry bean
Iron 0.52mg 5mg Cranberry bean
Magnesium 37mg 156mg Cranberry bean
Phosphorus 89mg 372mg Cranberry bean
Potassium 270mg 1332mg Cranberry bean
Sodium 15mg 6mg Cranberry bean
Zinc 0.46mg 3.63mg Cranberry bean
Copper 0.054mg 0.794mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin A 187IU 2IU Maize
Vitamin E 0.07mg mg Maize
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.8mg 0mg Maize
Vitamin B1 0.155mg 0.747mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.213mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B3 1.77mg 1.455mg Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717mg 0.748mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.309mg Cranberry bean
Folate 42µg 604µg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Maize
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.273mg Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.129mg 0.969mg Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 0.129mg 1.017mg Cranberry bean
Leucine 0.348mg 1.838mg Cranberry bean
Lysine 0.137mg 1.58mg Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.067mg 0.346mg Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 0.15mg 1.245mg Cranberry bean
Valine 0.185mg 1.205mg Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.089mg 0.641mg Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.325g 0.316g Cranberry bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432g 0.106g Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487g 0.527g Cranberry bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Cranberry bean
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
18
Maize
69
Cranberry bean
Mineral Summary Score
18
Maize
122
Cranberry 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
20%
Maize
138%
Cranberry bean
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
60%
Cranberry bean
Fats
6%
Maize
6%
Cranberry bean

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry 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.

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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/nutrients
  2. Cranberry bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175189/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.