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Peanut vs. Bean raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peanut and Bean raw different?

  • Peanut is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Manganese, Copper, and Vitamin B5, however, Bean raw is richer in Folate, Selenium, Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Bean raw is 71% higher.
  • Peanut contains 40 times more Vitamin E than Bean raw. While Peanut contains 8.33mg of Vitamin E , Bean raw contains only 0.21mg.
  • Bean raw has less Saturated Fat.

Peanuts, all types, raw and Beans, pinto, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Zinc +43.4%
Contains more Copper +28.1%
Contains more Manganese +68.5%
Contains more Calcium +22.8%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Potassium +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Selenium +287.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 176
Equal in Phosphorus - 411
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382% 253% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 191% 126% 177% 123% 2% 63% 298% 150% 153%
Contains more Zinc +43.4%
Contains more Copper +28.1%
Contains more Manganese +68.5%
Contains more Calcium +22.8%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Potassium +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Selenium +287.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 176
Equal in Phosphorus - 411

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Peanut
3
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Contains more Vitamin E +3866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +927.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.2%
Contains more Folate +118.8%
Contains more Choline +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 167% 0% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 180% 0% 29% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 21% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 394% 0% 37% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +3866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +927.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.2%
Contains more Folate +118.8%
Contains more Choline +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +20.4%
Contains more Fats +3903.3%
Contains more Carbs +287.8%
Contains more Water +74.3%
Contains more Other +48.9%
26% 49% 16% 7% 2%
Protein: 25.8 g
Fats: 49.24 g
Carbs: 16.13 g
Water: 6.5 g
Other: 2.33 g
21% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.42 g
Fats: 1.23 g
Carbs: 62.55 g
Water: 11.33 g
Other: 3.47 g
Contains more Protein +20.4%
Contains more Fats +3903.3%
Contains more Carbs +287.8%
Contains more Water +74.3%
Contains more Other +48.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10566.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3722.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%
14% 53% 34%
Saturated Fat: 6.279 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 24.426 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 15.558 g
27% 26% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.235 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.229 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.407 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10566.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3722.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Peanut Bean raw
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peanut Bean raw Opinion
Net carbs 7.63g 47.05g Bean raw
Protein 25.8g 21.42g Peanut
Fats 49.24g 1.23g Peanut
Carbs 16.13g 62.55g Bean raw
Calories 567kcal 347kcal Peanut
Starch 34.17g Bean raw
Sugar 4.72g 2.11g Bean raw
Fiber 8.5g 15.5g Bean raw
Calcium 92mg 113mg Bean raw
Iron 4.58mg 5.07mg Bean raw
Magnesium 168mg 176mg Bean raw
Phosphorus 376mg 411mg Bean raw
Potassium 705mg 1393mg Bean raw
Sodium 18mg 12mg Bean raw
Zinc 3.27mg 2.28mg Peanut
Copper 1.144mg 0.893mg Peanut
Manganese 1.934mg 1.148mg Peanut
Selenium 7.2µg 27.9µg Bean raw
Vitamin E 8.33mg 0.21mg Peanut
Vitamin C 0mg 6.3mg Bean raw
Vitamin B1 0.64mg 0.713mg Bean raw
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.212mg Bean raw
Vitamin B3 12.066mg 1.174mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767mg 0.785mg Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.474mg Bean raw
Folate 240µg 525µg Bean raw
Choline 52.5mg 66.2mg Bean raw
Vitamin K 0µg 5.6µg Bean raw
Tryptophan 0.25mg 0.237mg Peanut
Threonine 0.883mg 0.81mg Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907mg 0.871mg Peanut
Leucine 1.672mg 1.558mg Peanut
Lysine 0.926mg 1.356mg Bean raw
Methionine 0.317mg 0.259mg Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.377mg 1.095mg Peanut
Valine 1.082mg 0.998mg Peanut
Histidine 0.652mg 0.556mg Peanut
Saturated Fat 6.279g 0.235g Bean raw
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426g 0.229g Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558g 0.407g Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peanut Bean raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
75%
Peanut
67%
Bean raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
131%
Peanut
131%
Bean raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bean raw
Bean raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.61g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bean raw
Bean raw contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bean raw
Bean raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.044g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bean raw
Bean raw is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bean raw
Bean raw 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 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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/nutrients
  2. Bean raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/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.