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Refried beans vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Refried beans and Broad bean?

  • Refried beans are richer in Selenium, yet Broad bean is richer in Folate, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin E .
  • Broad bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 34% higher.
  • Refried beans have 15 times more Sodium than Broad bean. Refried beans have 370mg of Sodium, while Broad bean has 25mg.

We used Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) 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
Contains more Calcium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Zinc +72.4%
Contains more Copper +211.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.55
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Potassium - 332
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 54% 25% 40% 29% 49% 16% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Contains more Calcium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Zinc +72.4%
Contains more Copper +211.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.55
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Potassium - 332

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 C +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1188.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19%
Contains more Folate +1245.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1847.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.104
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 20% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 9% 0% 6%
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 C +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1188.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19%
Contains more Folate +1245.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1847.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.104

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Refried beans Broad bean Opinion
Net carbs 9.85g 10.13g Broad bean
Protein 4.98g 7.92g Broad bean
Fats 2.01g 0.73g Refried beans
Carbs 13.55g 17.63g Broad bean
Calories 90kcal 88kcal Refried beans
Starch 7.43g g Refried beans
Fructose 0g g Refried beans
Sugar 0.54g 9.21g Refried beans
Fiber 3.7g 7.5g Broad bean
Calcium 29mg 37mg Broad bean
Iron 1.44mg 1.55mg Broad bean
Magnesium 35mg 33mg Refried beans
Phosphorus 92mg 129mg Broad bean
Potassium 319mg 332mg Broad bean
Sodium 370mg 25mg Broad bean
Zinc 0.58mg 1mg Broad bean
Copper 0.129mg 0.402mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 0IU 333IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.09mg 1.16mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6mg 3.7mg Refried beans
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 0.133mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.079mg 0.29mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 2.249mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.189mg 0.225mg Broad bean
Vitamin B6 0.103mg 0.104mg Broad bean
Folate 11µg 148µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 40.9µg Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.065mg mg Refried beans
Threonine 0.231mg mg Refried beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg mg Refried beans
Leucine 0.438mg mg Refried beans
Lysine 0.377mg mg Refried beans
Methionine 0.083mg mg Refried beans
Phenylalanine 0.297mg mg Refried beans
Valine 0.287mg mg Refried beans
Histidine 153mg mg Refried beans
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.016g 0g Broad bean
Saturated Fat 0.631g 0.118g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601g 0.104g Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543g 0.342g Refried beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Refried beans 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
10
Refried beans
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
33
Refried beans
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
30%
Refried beans
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
18%
Broad bean
Fats
9%
Refried beans
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.67g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broad bean
Broad bean contains less Sodium (difference - 345mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.513g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Refried beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172438/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.