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Flax vs Black turtle bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Flax and Black turtle bean?

  • Flax is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Fiber, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Copper, yet Black turtle bean is richer in Folate, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Black turtle bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 89% higher.
  • Flax has 8 times more Selenium than Black turtle bean. Flax has 25.4µg of Selenium, while Black turtle bean has 3.2µg.

We used Seeds, flaxseed and Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Flax
5
:
Contains more Calcium +59.4%
Contains more Magnesium +145%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Zinc +97.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.9%
Contains more Iron +51.8%
Contains more Potassium +84.5%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 215% 77% 72% 280% 407% 119% 276% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 327% 48% 133% 115% 334% 60% 189% 2%
Contains more Calcium +59.4%
Contains more Magnesium +145%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Zinc +97.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.9%
Contains more Iron +51.8%
Contains more Potassium +84.5%
Contains less Sodium -70%

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
Flax
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.2%
Contains more Folate +410.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.899
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 0% 7% 0% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 0% 11% 66%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 5% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 0% 14% 334%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.2%
Contains more Folate +410.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.899

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
63
Flax
65
Black turtle bean
Mineral Summary Score
181
Flax
150
Black turtle 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
110%
Flax
128%
Black turtle bean
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
63%
Black turtle bean
Fats
195%
Flax
4%
Black turtle 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.
Flax Black turtle bean
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flax Black turtle 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 richer in minerals?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flax
Flax is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.431g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Flax Black turtle bean Opinion
Calories 534 339 Flax
Protein 18.29 21.25 Black turtle bean
Fats 42.16 0.9 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Flax
Carbs 28.88 63.25 Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 8.7 Black turtle bean
Calcium 255 160 Flax
Potassium 813 1500 Black turtle bean
Magnesium 392 160 Flax
Sugar 1.55 2.12 Flax
Fiber 27.3 15.5 Flax
Copper 1.22 1 Flax
Zinc 4.34 2.2 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 440 Flax
Sodium 30 9 Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 0 17 Black turtle bean
Vitamin E 0.31 0.21 Flax
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.9 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.193 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 3.08 1.955 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 0.899 Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.286 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 5.6 Black turtle bean
Folate 87 444 Black turtle bean
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 0.232 Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 0.078 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 0.387 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.252 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.894 Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.896 0.938 Black turtle bean
Leucine 1.235 1.697 Black turtle bean
Lysine 0.862 1.459 Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.37 0.32 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 1.149 Black turtle bean
Valine 1.072 1.112 Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.472 0.592 Black turtle bean
Fructose 0 Flax

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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/nutrients
  2. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.