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Maize vs Lablab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Maize and Lablab

  • Maize is higher in Folate, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5, yet Lablab is higher in Iron, Copper, Zinc, Manganese, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin C.
  • Lablab covers your daily Iron needs 51% more than Maize.
  • Maize contains 11 times more Folate than Lablab. While Maize contains 42µg of Folate, Lablab contains only 4µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Corn, sweet, yellow, raw and Hyacinth beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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
Maize
0
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8
Lablab
Contains more Iron +780.8%
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +121.6%
Contains more Copper +531.5%
Contains more Zinc +519.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 172% 12% 30% 59% 114% 78% 52% 1%
Contains more Iron +780.8%
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +121.6%
Contains more Copper +531.5%
Contains more Zinc +519.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%

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
9
:
1
Lablab
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151.4%
Contains more Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.2%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 68% 9% 8% 19% 9% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151.4%
Contains more Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.2%

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
10
Lablab
Mineral Summary Score
18
Maize
64
Lablab

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
49%
Lablab
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
21%
Lablab
Fats
6%
Maize
3%
Lablab

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

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Maize Lablab
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 richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lablab
Lablab contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.226g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Lablab
Lablab is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lablab
Lablab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maize Lablab Opinion
Calories 86 117 Lablab
Protein 3.27 8.14 Lablab
Fats 1.35 0.58 Maize
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 20.69 Lablab
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 4.58 Lablab
Calcium 2 40 Lablab
Potassium 270 337 Lablab
Magnesium 37 82 Lablab
Sugar 6.26 Lablab
Fiber 2 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.341 Lablab
Zinc 0.46 2.85 Lablab
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 120 Lablab
Sodium 15 7 Lablab
Vitamin A 187 0 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.27 Lablab
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.037 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.411 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.316 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.037 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folate 42 4 Maize
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.099 Lablab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.026 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.245 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 0.068 Lablab
Threonine 0.129 0.315 Lablab
Isoleucine 0.129 0.39 Lablab
Leucine 0.348 0.691 Lablab
Lysine 0.137 0.556 Lablab
Methionine 0.067 0.065 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.41 Lablab
Valine 0.185 0.422 Lablab
Histidine 0.089 0.233 Lablab
Fructose 1.94 Maize

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. Lablab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175211/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.