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Refried beans vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Refried beans and Cereal

  • Refried beans contain less Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, Vitamin C, and Manganese than Cereal.
  • Cereal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 518% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands).

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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 +190%
Contains more Magnesium +84.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.5%
Contains more Potassium +203.8%
Contains less Sodium -53.5%
Contains more Iron +2265.3%
Contains more Zinc +1210.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.137
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 54% 25% 40% 29% 49% 16% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Contains more Calcium +190%
Contains more Magnesium +84.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.5%
Contains more Potassium +203.8%
Contains less Sodium -53.5%
Contains more Iron +2265.3%
Contains more Zinc +1210.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.137

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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Cereal
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +8173.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4798.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7970.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5711.7%
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 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +8173.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4798.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7970.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5711.7%

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 Cereal
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Refried beans Cereal Opinion
Net carbs 9.85g 85.45g Cereal
Protein 4.98g 6.06g Cereal
Fats 2.01g 1.08g Refried beans
Carbs 13.55g 86.85g Cereal
Calories 90kcal 378kcal Cereal
Starch 7.43g g Refried beans
Fructose 0g 0.26g Cereal
Sugar 0.54g 10.35g Refried beans
Fiber 3.7g 1.4g Refried beans
Calcium 29mg 10mg Refried beans
Iron 1.44mg 34.06mg Cereal
Magnesium 35mg 19mg Refried beans
Phosphorus 92mg 77mg Refried beans
Potassium 319mg 105mg Refried beans
Sodium 370mg 795mg Refried beans
Zinc 0.58mg 7.6mg Cereal
Copper 0.129mg 0.137mg Cereal
Vitamin A 0IU 2792IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.08mg Refried beans
Vitamin D 0IU IU Refried beans
Vitamin D 0µg µg Refried beans
Vitamin C 6mg 38.5mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 6.288mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.079mg 3.87mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 29.62mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.189mg 0.226mg Cereal
Vitamin B6 0.103mg 5.986mg Cereal
Folate 11µg µg Refried beans
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Refried beans
Vitamin K 2.1µg 0µg Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.065mg 0.066mg Cereal
Threonine 0.231mg 0.241mg Cereal
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.26mg Cereal
Leucine 0.438mg 0.767mg Cereal
Lysine 0.377mg 0.113mg Refried beans
Methionine 0.083mg 0.13mg Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.297mg 0.365mg Cereal
Valine 0.287mg 0.344mg Cereal
Histidine 153mg 0.162mg Refried beans
Cholesterol 0mg mg Cereal
Trans Fat 0.016g g Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.631g 0.26g Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601g 0.204g Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543g 0.354g Refried beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Refried beans Cereal
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
393
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
33
Refried beans
212
Cereal

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
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
87%
Cereal
Fats
9%
Refried beans
5%
Cereal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Refried beans
Refried beans contains less Sodium (difference - 425mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.371g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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

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.