Refried beans vs. Amaranth grain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
A recap on differences between Refried beans and Amaranth grain
- Refried beans have more Fiber, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, however, Amaranth grain is higher in Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, and Magnesium.
- Amaranth grain covers your daily Manganese needs 25% more than Refried beans.
- Amaranth grain contains 62 times less Sodium than Refried beans. Refried beans contain 370mg of Sodium, while Amaranth grain contains 6mg.
Food varieties used in this article are Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) and Amaranth grain, cooked.
Carbohydrate type comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Rich in minerals|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0.008g|
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||0.36g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.169g|
|Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid||0.001g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|