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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 Phosphorus +120.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Calcium +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 113% 82% 123% 18% 1% 46% 250%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Contains more Iron +94.2%
Contains more Magnesium +245.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2220%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +4444.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.29
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 64% 0% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 20% 24% 0% 13% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 111% 0% 103%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2220%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +4444.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.29

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet Broad bean Opinion
Net carbs 64.35g 10.13g Millet
Protein 11.02g 7.92g Millet
Fats 4.22g 0.73g Millet
Carbs 72.85g 17.63g Millet
Calories 378kcal 88kcal Millet
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 9.21g Millet
Fiber 8.5g 7.5g Millet
Calcium 8mg 37mg Broad bean
Iron 3.01mg 1.55mg Millet
Magnesium 114mg 33mg Millet
Phosphorus 285mg 129mg Millet
Potassium 195mg 332mg Broad bean
Sodium 5mg 25mg Millet
Zinc 1.68mg 1mg Millet
Copper 0.75mg 0.402mg Millet
Vitamin A 0IU 333IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.05mg 1.16mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.7mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.421mg 0.133mg Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.29mg
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 2.249mg Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848mg 0.225mg Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384mg 0.104mg Millet
Folate 85µg 148µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.9µg 40.9µg Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.119mg mg Millet
Threonine 0.353mg mg Millet
Isoleucine 0.465mg mg Millet
Leucine 1.4mg mg Millet
Lysine 0.212mg mg Millet
Methionine 0.221mg mg Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58mg mg Millet
Valine 0.578mg mg Millet
Histidine 0.236mg mg Millet
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Millet
Saturated Fat 0.723g 0.118g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773g 0.104g Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134g 0.342g Millet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Millet Broad 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
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

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.

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.