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Millet vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Millet and Broad bean

  • Millet has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Iron, and Vitamin B3, however Broad bean has more Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Millet is 42% higher.
  • Broad bean has 4 times less Vitamin B6 than Millet. Millet has 0.384mg of Vitamin B6, while Broad bean has 0.104mg.

Food types used in this article are Millet, 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 Iron +94.2%
Contains more Magnesium +245.5%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +94.2%
Contains more Magnesium +245.5%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%

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
Millet
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2220%
Contains more Vitamin K +4444.4%
Contains more Folate +74.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.29
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% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
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 B1 +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2220%
Contains more Vitamin K +4444.4%
Contains more Folate +74.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.29

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
39
Millet
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
79
Millet
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
66%
Millet
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
18%
Broad bean
Fats
19%
Millet
3%
Broad bean

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

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Millet Broad bean
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 Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Millet
Millet is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.605g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Millet Broad bean Opinion
Calories 378 88 Millet
Protein 11.02 7.92 Millet
Fats 4.22 0.73 Millet
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 72.85 17.63 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.01 1.55 Millet
Calcium 8 37 Broad bean
Potassium 195 332 Broad bean
Magnesium 114 33 Millet
Sugar 9.21 Millet
Fiber 8.5 7.5 Millet
Copper 0.75 0.402 Millet
Zinc 1.68 1 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 285 129 Millet
Sodium 5 25 Millet
Vitamin A 0 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.05 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.421 0.133 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.29
Vitamin B3 4.72 2.249 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848 0.225 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384 0.104 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 85 148 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Millet
Saturated Fat 0.723 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 0.104 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 0.342 Millet
Tryptophan 0.119 Millet
Threonine 0.353 Millet
Isoleucine 0.465 Millet
Leucine 1.4 Millet
Lysine 0.212 Millet
Methionine 0.221 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58 Millet
Valine 0.578 Millet
Histidine 0.236 Millet
Fructose

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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.