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Soybean vs Bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Soybean and Bean

  • Soybean has more Iron, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Magnesium, and Zinc, however Bean is richer in Folate, and Fiber.
  • Soybean covers your daily Iron needs 133% more than Bean.
  • Bean has 8 times less Vitamin K than Soybean. Soybean has 47µg of Vitamin K, while Bean has 5.6µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Soybeans, mature seeds, raw and Beans, pinto, mature seeds, 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
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Bean
Contains more Iron +209.7%
Contains more Calcium +145.1%
Contains more Potassium +29%
Contains more Magnesium +59.1%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 589% 84% 159% 200% 553% 134% 302% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 34% 123% 126% 298% 63% 177% 2%
Contains more Iron +209.7%
Contains more Calcium +145.1%
Contains more Potassium +29%
Contains more Magnesium +59.1%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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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Bean
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +310.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +739.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.7%
Contains more Folate +40%
Equal in Vitamin C - 6.3
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.785
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 2% 17% 0% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 0% 118% 282%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 21% 0% 5% 0% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 0% 14% 394%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +310.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +739.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.7%
Contains more Folate +40%
Equal in Vitamin C - 6.3
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.785

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
85
Soybean
70
Bean
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
126
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
219%
Soybean
129%
Bean
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
63%
Bean
Fats
92%
Soybean
6%
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.
Soybean Bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Soybean 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 Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bean
Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.22g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bean
Bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.649g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bean
Bean is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean Bean Opinion
Calories 446 347 Soybean
Protein 36.49 21.42 Soybean
Fats 19.94 1.23 Soybean
Vitamin C 6 6.3 Bean
Carbs 30.16 62.55 Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 15.7 5.07 Soybean
Calcium 277 113 Soybean
Potassium 1797 1393 Soybean
Magnesium 280 176 Soybean
Sugar 7.33 2.11 Bean
Fiber 9.3 15.5 Bean
Copper 1.658 0.893 Soybean
Zinc 4.89 2.28 Soybean
Starch 34.17 Bean
Phosphorus 704 411 Soybean
Sodium 2 12 Soybean
Vitamin A 22 0 Soybean
Vitamin E 0.85 0.21 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.874 0.713 Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87 0.212 Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623 1.174 Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.793 0.785 Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.377 0.474 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 47 5.6 Soybean
Folate 375 525 Bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.884 0.235 Bean
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404 0.229 Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255 0.407 Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591 0.237 Soybean
Threonine 1.766 0.81 Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971 0.871 Soybean
Leucine 3.309 1.558 Soybean
Lysine 2.706 1.356 Soybean
Methionine 0.547 0.259 Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122 1.095 Soybean
Valine 2.029 0.998 Soybean
Histidine 1.097 0.556 Soybean
Fructose 0 Bean

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. Soybean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/nutrients
  2. Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/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.