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Refried beans vs Soybean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Refried beans and Soybean

  • Refried beans contain less Iron, Copper, Manganese, Folate, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Potassium, and Zinc than Soybean.
  • Soybean's daily need coverage for Iron is 178% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) and Soybeans, mature seeds, raw.

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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 +855.2%
Contains more Iron +990.3%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +665.2%
Contains more Potassium +463.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Zinc +743.1%
Contains more Copper +1185.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 54% 25% 40% 29% 49% 16% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 84% 589% 200% 302% 159% 1% 134% 553%
Contains more Calcium +855.2%
Contains more Iron +990.3%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +665.2%
Contains more Potassium +463.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Zinc +743.1%
Contains more Copper +1185.3%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +844.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1050%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1001.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266%
Contains more Folate +3309.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2138.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 6
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 2% 17% 0% 20% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 282% 0% 118%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +844.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1050%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1001.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266%
Contains more Folate +3309.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2138.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 6

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Refried beans Soybean Opinion
Net carbs 9.85g 20.86g Soybean
Protein 4.98g 36.49g Soybean
Fats 2.01g 19.94g Soybean
Carbs 13.55g 30.16g Soybean
Calories 90kcal 446kcal Soybean
Starch 7.43g g Refried beans
Fructose 0g g Refried beans
Sugar 0.54g 7.33g Refried beans
Fiber 3.7g 9.3g Soybean
Calcium 29mg 277mg Soybean
Iron 1.44mg 15.7mg Soybean
Magnesium 35mg 280mg Soybean
Phosphorus 92mg 704mg Soybean
Potassium 319mg 1797mg Soybean
Sodium 370mg 2mg Soybean
Zinc 0.58mg 4.89mg Soybean
Copper 0.129mg 1.658mg Soybean
Vitamin A 0IU 22IU Soybean
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.85mg Soybean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6mg 6mg
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 0.874mg Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.079mg 0.87mg Soybean
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 1.623mg Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.189mg 0.793mg Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.103mg 0.377mg Soybean
Folate 11µg 375µg Soybean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 47µg Soybean
Tryptophan 0.065mg 0.591mg Soybean
Threonine 0.231mg 1.766mg Soybean
Isoleucine 0.242mg 1.971mg Soybean
Leucine 0.438mg 3.309mg Soybean
Lysine 0.377mg 2.706mg Soybean
Methionine 0.083mg 0.547mg Soybean
Phenylalanine 0.297mg 2.122mg Soybean
Valine 0.287mg 2.029mg Soybean
Histidine 153mg 1.097mg Refried beans
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.016g 0g Soybean
Saturated Fat 0.631g 2.884g Refried beans
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601g 4.404g Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543g 11.255g Soybean

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Refried beans Soybean
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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
85
Soybean
Mineral Summary Score
33
Refried beans
252
Soybean

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
219%
Soybean
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
30%
Soybean
Fats
9%
Refried beans
92%
Soybean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 368mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.79g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.253g)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
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. Soybean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/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.