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Millet vs Navy bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Millet and Navy bean?

  • Millet is higher in Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, Zinc, and Vitamin B2, yet Navy bean is higher in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Millet's daily need coverage for Manganese is 53% more.
  • Millet has 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Navy bean. While Millet has 4.72mg of Vitamin B3, Navy bean has only 1.22mg.

We used Millet, raw and Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, raw types in this article.

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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
Millet
6
:
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Magnesium +12.9%
Contains more Copper +110.7%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +57.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 73% 5% 28% 73% 119% 25% 43% 2%
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Magnesium +12.9%
Contains more Copper +110.7%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +57.4%

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
Millet
7
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +55.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.39
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.825
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 63% 1% 0% 0% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 0% 0% 99%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +55.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.39
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.825

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
35
Navy bean
Mineral Summary Score
79
Millet
45
Navy 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
37%
Navy bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
13%
Navy bean
Fats
19%
Millet
3%
Navy 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 Navy bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Millet Navy 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 Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.638g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Millet
Millet is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet Navy bean Opinion
Calories 378 67 Millet
Protein 11.02 6.15 Millet
Fats 4.22 0.7 Millet
Vitamin C 0 18.8 Navy bean
Carbs 72.85 13.05 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.01 1.93 Millet
Calcium 8 15 Navy bean
Potassium 195 307 Navy bean
Magnesium 114 101 Millet
Sugar
Fiber 8.5 Millet
Copper 0.75 0.356 Millet
Zinc 1.68 0.89 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 285 100 Millet
Sodium 5 13 Millet
Vitamin A 0 4 Navy bean
Vitamin E 0.05 Millet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.421 0.39 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.215 Millet
Vitamin B3 4.72 1.22 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848 0.825 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384 0.191 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 Millet
Folate 85 132 Navy bean
Trans Fat 0 Millet
Saturated Fat 0.723 0.085 Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 0.052 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 0.407 Millet
Tryptophan 0.119 0.064 Millet
Threonine 0.353 0.258 Millet
Isoleucine 0.465 0.273 Millet
Leucine 1.4 0.442 Millet
Lysine 0.212 0.35 Navy bean
Methionine 0.221 0.064 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.31 Millet
Valine 0.578 0.316 Millet
Histidine 0.236 0.172 Millet
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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. Navy bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169139/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.