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Porridge vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Contains more Iron +87.9%
Contains more Calcium +42.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Potassium +2137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +760%
Contains more Copper +297.5%
Contains more Zinc +461.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +626.7%
Contains more Iron +87.9%
Contains more Calcium +42.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Potassium +2137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +760%
Contains more Copper +297.5%
Contains more Zinc +461.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +626.7%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
3
Porridge
5
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
13
Porridge
30
Baked beans

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 the food
Protein
9%
Porridge
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
11%
Porridge
22%
Baked beans
Fats
1%
Porridge
24%
Baked beans

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Porridge Baked beans
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Porridge Baked beans
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 Cholesterol?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 416mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.915g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Baked beans
Baked beans contains less Sugars (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Porridge Baked beans Opinion
Calories 50 155 Baked beans
Protein 1.44 5.54 Baked beans
Fats 0.21 5.15 Baked beans
Vitamin C 0 1.1 Baked beans
Carbs 10.52 21.63 Baked beans
Cholesterol 0 5 Porridge
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.74 1.99 Porridge
Calcium 87 61 Porridge
Potassium 16 358 Baked beans
Magnesium 5 43 Baked beans
Sugars 0.03 Porridge
Fiber 0.5 5.5 Baked beans
Copper 0.04 0.159 Baked beans
Zinc 0.13 0.73 Baked beans
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Phosphorus 15 109 Baked beans
Sodium 6 422 Porridge
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.02 Porridge
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.136 Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.049 Baked beans
Vitamin B3 0.52 0.408 Porridge
Vitamin B5 0.071 0.155 Baked beans
Vitamin B6 0.013 0.09 Baked beans
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Porridge
Folic acid (B9) 8 0 Porridge
Trans Fat 0 Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.033 1.948 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 2.133 Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114 0.74 Baked beans
Tryptophan 0.02 0.067 Baked beans
Threonine 0.045 0.228 Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.063 0.242 Baked beans
Leucine 0.11 0.428 Baked beans
Lysine 0.037 0.379 Baked beans
Methionine 0.027 0.086 Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.078 0.287 Baked beans
Valine 0.07 0.282 Baked beans
Histidine 0.033 0.153 Baked beans
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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