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Bran vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bran and Broad bean?

  • Bran is richer in Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, and Vitamin B5, yet Broad bean is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Bran's daily need coverage for Manganese is 216% higher.
  • Bran has 57 times more Selenium than Broad bean. Bran has 45.2µg of Selenium, while Broad bean has 0.8µg.

We used Oat bran, raw and Beans, fava, in pod, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Bran
8
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Contains more Iron +249%
Contains more Calcium +56.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.5%
Contains more Magnesium +612.1%
Contains more Zinc +211%
Contains more Phosphorus +469%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Equal in Copper - 0.402
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 203% 18% 50% 168% 135% 85% 315% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +249%
Contains more Calcium +56.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.5%
Contains more Magnesium +612.1%
Contains more Zinc +211%
Contains more Phosphorus +469%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Equal in Copper - 0.402

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
Bran
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +779.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +564%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1178.1%
Contains more Folate +184.6%
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% 21% 0% 293% 51% 18% 90% 39% 0% 8% 39%
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 +779.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +564%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1178.1%
Contains more Folate +184.6%

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
46
Bran
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
122
Bran
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
104%
Bran
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
66%
Bran
18%
Broad bean
Fats
32%
Bran
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.
Bran Broad bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Bran 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 Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.21g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bran
Bran is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bran
Bran is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran 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 Bran Broad bean Opinion
Calories 246 88 Bran
Protein 17.3 7.92 Bran
Fats 7.03 0.73 Bran
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 66.22 17.63 Bran
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.41 1.55 Bran
Calcium 58 37 Bran
Potassium 566 332 Bran
Magnesium 235 33 Bran
Sugar 1.45 9.21 Bran
Fiber 15.4 7.5 Bran
Copper 0.403 0.402 Bran
Zinc 3.11 1 Bran
Starch
Phosphorus 734 129 Bran
Sodium 4 25 Bran
Vitamin A 0 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.01 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.17 0.133 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 0.934 2.249 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 1.494 0.225 Bran
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.104 Bran
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.2 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 52 148 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Bran
Saturated Fat 1.328 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.376 0.104 Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 2.766 0.342 Bran
Tryptophan 0.335 Bran
Threonine 0.502 Bran
Isoleucine 0.668 Bran
Leucine 1.374 Bran
Lysine 0.76 Bran
Methionine 0.335 Bran
Phenylalanine 0.908 Bran
Valine 0.964 Bran
Histidine 0.41 Bran
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. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/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.