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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
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
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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%

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.
Rice Broad bean
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rice Broad bean Opinion
Calories 130kcal 88kcal Rice
Protein 2.69g 7.92g Broad bean
Fats 0.28g 0.73g Broad bean
Vitamin C 0mg 3.7mg Broad bean
Net carbs 27.77g 10.13g Rice
Carbs 28.17g 17.63g Rice
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.2mg 1.55mg Broad bean
Calcium 10mg 37mg Broad bean
Potassium 35mg 332mg Broad bean
Magnesium 12mg 33mg Broad bean
Sugar 0.05g 9.21g Rice
Fiber 0.4g 7.5g Broad bean
Copper 0.069mg 0.402mg Broad bean
Zinc 0.49mg 1mg Broad bean
Starch g g
Phosphorus 43mg 129mg Broad bean
Sodium 1mg 25mg Rice
Vitamin A 0IU 333IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.04mg 1.16mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.163mg 0.133mg Rice
Vitamin B2 0.013mg 0.29mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 1.476mg 2.249mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.39mg 0.225mg Rice
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.104mg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 40.9µg Broad bean
Folate 58µg 148µg Broad bean
Trans Fat g 0g Rice
Saturated Fat 0.077g 0.118g Rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.104g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.342g Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.031mg mg Rice
Threonine 0.096mg mg Rice
Isoleucine 0.116mg mg Rice
Leucine 0.222mg mg Rice
Lysine 0.097mg mg Rice
Methionine 0.063mg mg Rice
Phenylalanine 0.144mg mg Rice
Valine 0.164mg mg Rice
Histidine 0.063mg mg Rice
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
16%
Rice
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
28%
Rice
18%
Broad bean
Fats
1%
Rice
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rice
Rice is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.