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Brown rice vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Brown rice and Broad bean

  • Brown rice has more Manganese, and Selenium, however Broad bean is richer in Folate, Vitamin K, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin E .
  • Broad bean covers your daily Folate needs 35% more than Brown rice.
  • Broad bean has 7 times less Selenium than Brown rice. Brown rice has 5.8µg of Selenium, while Broad bean has 0.8µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked and Beans, fava, in pod, 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 Magnesium +18.2%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Iron +176.8%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +286%
Contains more Copper +279.2%
Contains more Zinc +40.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 1% 8% 28% 36% 20% 45% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Iron +176.8%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +286%
Contains more Copper +279.2%
Contains more Zinc +40.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.2%

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 B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +582.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +320.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +20350%
Contains more Folate +1544.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 45% 16% 49% 23% 29% 0% 1% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 20% 24% 0% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 0% 103% 111%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +582.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +320.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +20350%
Contains more Folate +1544.4%

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
14
Brown rice
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
20
Brown rice
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
16%
Brown rice
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
26%
Brown rice
18%
Broad bean
Fats
4%
Brown rice
3%
Broad bean

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

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Brown rice Broad bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.97g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.142g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brown rice Broad bean Opinion
Calories 123 88 Brown rice
Protein 2.74 7.92 Broad bean
Fats 0.97 0.73 Brown rice
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 25.58 17.63 Brown rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 1.55 Broad bean
Calcium 3 37 Broad bean
Potassium 86 332 Broad bean
Magnesium 39 33 Brown rice
Sugar 0.24 9.21 Brown rice
Fiber 1.6 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.106 0.402 Broad bean
Zinc 0.71 1 Broad bean
Starch 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 103 129 Broad bean
Sodium 4 25 Brown rice
Vitamin A 0 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.17 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.178 0.133 Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.561 2.249 Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0.38 0.225 Brown rice
Vitamin B6 0.123 0.104 Brown rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 9 148 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.26 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.369 0.104 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.366 0.342 Brown rice
Tryptophan 0.033 Brown rice
Threonine 0.095 Brown rice
Isoleucine 0.109 Brown rice
Leucine 0.214 Brown rice
Lysine 0.099 Brown rice
Methionine 0.058 Brown rice
Phenylalanine 0.133 Brown rice
Valine 0.151 Brown rice
Histidine 0.066 Brown rice
Fructose 0 Brown rice

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. Brown rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169704/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.