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Maize vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Maize and Broad bean

  • Maize has more Vitamin B5, however Broad bean is richer in Copper, Vitamin K, Folate, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin E , and Phosphorus.
  • Broad bean covers your daily Copper needs 39% more than Maize.
  • Broad bean has 3 times less Vitamin B5 than Maize. Maize has 0.717mg of Vitamin B5, while Broad bean has 0.225mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Corn, sweet, yellow, raw 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 Magnesium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +198.1%
Contains more Calcium +1750%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +644.4%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +198.1%
Contains more Calcium +1750%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +644.4%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%
Contains more Folate +252.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 23% 12% 2% 0% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 0% 1% 32%
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 C +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%
Contains more Folate +252.4%

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 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maize Broad bean Opinion
Calories 86kcal 88kcal Broad bean
Protein 3.27g 7.92g Broad bean
Fats 1.35g 0.73g Maize
Vitamin C 6.8mg 3.7mg Maize
Net carbs 16.7g 10.13g Maize
Carbs 18.7g 17.63g Maize
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.52mg 1.55mg Broad bean
Calcium 2mg 37mg Broad bean
Potassium 270mg 332mg Broad bean
Magnesium 37mg 33mg Maize
Sugar 6.26g 9.21g Maize
Fiber 2g 7.5g Broad bean
Copper 0.054mg 0.402mg Broad bean
Zinc 0.46mg 1mg Broad bean
Starch 5.7g g Maize
Phosphorus 89mg 129mg Broad bean
Sodium 15mg 25mg Maize
Vitamin A 187IU 333IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.07mg 1.16mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.155mg 0.133mg Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.29mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.77mg 2.249mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.717mg 0.225mg Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.104mg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 40.9µg Broad bean
Folate 42µg 148µg Broad bean
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.325g 0.118g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432g 0.104g Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487g 0.342g Maize
Tryptophan 0.023mg mg Maize
Threonine 0.129mg mg Maize
Isoleucine 0.129mg mg Maize
Leucine 0.348mg mg Maize
Lysine 0.137mg mg Maize
Methionine 0.067mg mg Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15mg mg Maize
Valine 0.185mg mg Maize
Histidine 0.089mg mg Maize
Fructose 1.94g g Maize

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Maize Broad bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
18
Maize
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
20%
Maize
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
18%
Broad bean
Fats
6%
Maize
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Maize
Maize is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maize
Maize is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.207g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. 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.