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Nattō vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nattō and Chickpea different?

  • Nattō is higher in Iron, Calcium, Selenium, and Vitamin K, however Chickpea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Fiber, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Chickpea is 860% higher.
  • Nattō contains 10000000 times more Selenium than Chickpea. While Nattō contains 8.8µg of Selenium, Chickpea contains only 0µg.

Natto and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw are the varieties used 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
Contains more Calcium +280.7%
Contains more Iron +99.5%
Contains more Magnesium +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.8%
Equal in Potassium - 718
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
Equal in Copper - 0.656
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 162% 57% 108% 64% 4% 76% 219%
Contains more Calcium +280.7%
Contains more Iron +99.5%
Contains more Magnesium +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.8%
Equal in Potassium - 718
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
Equal in Copper - 0.656

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
Nattō
2
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Contains more Vitamin C +225%
Contains more Vitamin K +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +8100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +638.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.5%
Contains more Folate +6862.5%
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% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 17% 0% 14% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 418% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin C +225%
Contains more Vitamin K +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +8100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +638.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.5%
Contains more Folate +6862.5%

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.
Nattō Chickpea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nattō Chickpea Opinion
Net carbs 7.28g 50.75g Chickpea
Protein 19.4g 20.47g Chickpea
Fats 11g 6.04g Nattō
Carbs 12.68g 62.95g Chickpea
Calories 211kcal 378kcal Chickpea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.89g 10.7g Nattō
Fiber 5.4g 12.2g Chickpea
Calcium 217mg 57mg Nattō
Iron 8.6mg 4.31mg Nattō
Magnesium 115mg 79mg Nattō
Phosphorus 174mg 252mg Chickpea
Potassium 729mg 718mg Nattō
Sodium 7mg 24mg Nattō
Zinc 3.03mg 2.76mg Nattō
Copper 0.667mg 0.656mg Nattō
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.82mg Chickpea
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13mg 4mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.477mg Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.212mg Chickpea
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.541mg Chickpea
Vitamin B5 0.215mg 1.588mg Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.535mg Chickpea
Folate 8µg 557µg Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.1µg 9µg Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223mg 0.2mg Nattō
Threonine 0.813mg 0.766mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.882mg Nattō
Leucine 1.509mg 1.465mg Nattō
Lysine 1.145mg 1.377mg Chickpea
Methionine 0.208mg 0.27mg Chickpea
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 1.103mg Chickpea
Valine 1.018mg 0.865mg Nattō
Histidine 0.512mg 0.566mg Chickpea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.591g 0.603g Chickpea
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43g 1.377g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 2.731g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nattō Chickpea
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
20
Nattō
74
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
114
Nattō
88
Chickpea

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
116%
Nattō
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
63%
Chickpea
Fats
51%
Nattō
28%
Chickpea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.988g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea 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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/nutrients
  2. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.