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Brown rice vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Brown rice and Refried beans

  • Brown rice has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, however Refried beans are richer in Iron, Fiber, Potassium, and Vitamin C.
  • Brown rice covers your daily Manganese needs 30% more than Refried beans.
  • Refried beans have 7 times less Vitamin B3 than Brown rice. Brown rice has 2.561mg of Vitamin B3, while Refried beans have 0.367mg.
  • Brown rice contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked and Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity).

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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 +11.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Iron +157.1%
Contains more Calcium +866.7%
Contains more Potassium +270.9%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 1% 8% 28% 36% 20% 45% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 54% 9% 29% 25% 43% 16% 40% 49%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Iron +157.1%
Contains more Calcium +866.7%
Contains more Potassium +270.9%
Contains more Copper +21.7%

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 E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +597.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
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 20% 0% 2% 0% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 0% 6% 9%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +597.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%
Contains more Folate +22.2%

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
10
Refried beans
Mineral Summary Score
20
Brown rice
33
Refried beans

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
30%
Refried beans
Carbohydrates
26%
Brown rice
14%
Refried beans
Fats
4%
Brown rice
9%
Refried beans

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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 366mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.371g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brown rice Refried beans Opinion
Calories 123 90 Brown rice
Protein 2.74 4.98 Refried beans
Fats 0.97 2.01 Refried beans
Vitamin C 0 6 Refried beans
Carbs 25.58 13.55 Brown rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 1.44 Refried beans
Calcium 3 29 Refried beans
Potassium 86 319 Refried beans
Magnesium 39 35 Brown rice
Sugar 0.24 0.54 Brown rice
Fiber 1.6 3.7 Refried beans
Copper 0.106 0.129 Refried beans
Zinc 0.71 0.58 Brown rice
Starch 24.79 7.43 Brown rice
Phosphorus 103 92 Brown rice
Sodium 4 370 Brown rice
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.17 0.09 Brown rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.178 0.076 Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.079 Refried beans
Vitamin B3 2.561 0.367 Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0.38 0.189 Brown rice
Vitamin B6 0.123 0.103 Brown rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 2.1 Refried beans
Folate 9 11 Refried beans
Trans Fat 0 0.016 Brown rice
Saturated Fat 0.26 0.631 Brown rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.369 0.601 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.366 0.543 Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.033 0.065 Refried beans
Threonine 0.095 0.231 Refried beans
Isoleucine 0.109 0.242 Refried beans
Leucine 0.214 0.438 Refried beans
Lysine 0.099 0.377 Refried beans
Methionine 0.058 0.083 Refried beans
Phenylalanine 0.133 0.297 Refried beans
Valine 0.151 0.287 Refried beans
Histidine 0.066 153 Refried beans
Fructose 0 0

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. 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.