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Rice vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rice and Broad bean different?

  • Rice is richer in Selenium, while Broad bean is higher in Copper, Vitamin K, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Potassium, Manganese and Vitamin E .
  • Broad bean covers your daily need of Copper 37% more than Rice.
  • Rice contains 9 times more Selenium than Broad bean. Rice contains 7.5µg of Selenium, while Broad bean contains 0.8µg.

Rice, white, long-grain, regular, enriched, cooked and Beans, fava, in pod, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Rice
1
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Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Iron +29.2%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +848.6%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +482.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 3% 4% 9% 24% 14% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Iron +29.2%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +848.6%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +482.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%

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
Rice
2
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +155.2%
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% 1% 0% 41% 3% 28% 24% 22% 0% 0% 44%
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 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +155.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
13
Rice
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
14
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 the food
Protein
16%
Rice
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
28%
Rice
18%
Broad bean
Fats
1%
Rice
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Rice Broad bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
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 contains less Sugars?
Rice
Rice contains less Sugars (difference - 9.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice
Rice contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice
Rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rice
Rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Rice Broad bean Opinion
Calories 130 88 Rice
Protein 2.69 7.92 Broad bean
Fats 0.28 0.73 Broad bean
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 28.17 17.63 Rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 1.55 Broad bean
Calcium 10 37 Broad bean
Potassium 35 332 Broad bean
Magnesium 12 33 Broad bean
Sugars 0.05 9.21 Rice
Fiber 0.4 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.069 0.402 Broad bean
Zinc 0.49 1 Broad bean
Starch
Phosphorus 43 129 Broad bean
Sodium 1 25 Rice
Vitamin A 0 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.04 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.163 0.133 Rice
Vitamin B2 0.013 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.476 2.249 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.39 0.225 Rice
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.104 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 58 148 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 Rice
Saturated Fat 0.077 0.118 Rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.104 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.342 Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.031 Rice
Threonine 0.096 Rice
Isoleucine 0.116 Rice
Leucine 0.222 Rice
Lysine 0.097 Rice
Methionine 0.063 Rice
Phenylalanine 0.144 Rice
Valine 0.164 Rice
Histidine 0.063 Rice
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168878/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.