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Oat vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Oat and Broad bean

  • Oat has more Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Fiber, while Broad bean has more Folate.
  • Oat's daily need coverage for Manganese is 185% higher.
  • Broad bean contains 6 times less Vitamin B5 than Oat. Oat contains 1.349mg of Vitamin B5, while Broad bean contains 0.225mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Oats 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
Oat
8
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Contains more Calcium +45.9%
Contains more Iron +204.5%
Contains more Magnesium +436.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +297%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 177% 127% 225% 38% 1% 109% 209%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Contains more Calcium +45.9%
Contains more Iron +204.5%
Contains more Magnesium +436.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +297%
Contains more Copper +55.7%

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
Oat
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +473.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +499.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 191% 33% 19% 81% 28% 43% 0% 0%
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 +473.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +499.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134%
Contains more Folate +164.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oat Broad bean Opinion
Net carbs 55.67g 10.13g Oat
Protein 16.89g 7.92g Oat
Fats 6.9g 0.73g Oat
Carbs 66.27g 17.63g Oat
Calories 389kcal 88kcal Oat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 9.21g Oat
Fiber 10.6g 7.5g Oat
Calcium 54mg 37mg Oat
Iron 4.72mg 1.55mg Oat
Magnesium 177mg 33mg Oat
Phosphorus 523mg 129mg Oat
Potassium 429mg 332mg Oat
Sodium 2mg 25mg Oat
Zinc 3.97mg 1mg Oat
Copper 0.626mg 0.402mg Oat
Vitamin A 0IU 333IU Broad bean
Vitamin E mg 1.16mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.7mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.763mg 0.133mg Oat
Vitamin B2 0.139mg 0.29mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 0.961mg 2.249mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 1.349mg 0.225mg Oat
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.104mg Oat
Folate 56µg 148µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 40.9µg Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.234mg mg Oat
Threonine 0.575mg mg Oat
Isoleucine 0.694mg mg Oat
Leucine 1.284mg mg Oat
Lysine 0.701mg mg Oat
Methionine 0.312mg mg Oat
Phenylalanine 0.895mg mg Oat
Valine 0.937mg mg Oat
Histidine 0.405mg mg Oat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Oat
Saturated Fat 1.217g 0.118g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.178g 0.104g Oat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.535g 0.342g Oat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oat 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
33
Oat
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
112
Oat
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
101%
Oat
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
66%
Oat
18%
Broad bean
Fats
32%
Oat
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oat
Oat is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oat
Oat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oat
Oat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.099g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean 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 is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)

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. Oat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169705/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.