Refried beans vs. Tofu — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Refried beans and Tofu different?
- Refried beans are higher in Vitamin C, however, Tofu is richer in Calcium, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B1.
- Daily need coverage for Calcium from Tofu is 65% higher.
- Refried beans contain 30 times more Vitamin C than Tofu. While Refried beans contain 6mg of Vitamin C, Tofu contains only 0.2mg.
- Tofu has less Sodium.
Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) and Tofu, raw, firm, prepared with calcium sulfate are the varieties used in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Lower in price||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
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|