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Soybean vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Soybean and Broad bean

  • Broad bean contains less Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Folate, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Zinc than Soybean.
  • Soybean's daily need coverage for Iron is 177% higher.
  • Broad bean contains 8 times less Magnesium than Soybean. Soybean contains 280mg of Magnesium, while Broad bean contains 33mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Soybeans, mature seeds, raw and Beans, fava, in pod, 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
Contains more Calcium +648.6%
Contains more Iron +912.9%
Contains more Magnesium +748.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +445.7%
Contains more Potassium +441.3%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +389%
Contains more Copper +312.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 84% 589% 200% 302% 159% 1% 134% 553%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Contains more Calcium +648.6%
Contains more Iron +912.9%
Contains more Magnesium +748.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +445.7%
Contains more Potassium +441.3%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +389%
Contains more Copper +312.4%

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 C +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +252.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +262.5%
Contains more Folate +153.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1413.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 17% 0% 20% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 282% 0% 118%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 20% 24% 0% 13% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 111% 0% 103%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +252.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +262.5%
Contains more Folate +153.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1413.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.6%

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 Broad bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean Broad bean Opinion
Net carbs 20.86g 10.13g Soybean
Protein 36.49g 7.92g Soybean
Fats 19.94g 0.73g Soybean
Carbs 30.16g 17.63g Soybean
Calories 446kcal 88kcal Soybean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.33g 9.21g Soybean
Fiber 9.3g 7.5g Soybean
Calcium 277mg 37mg Soybean
Iron 15.7mg 1.55mg Soybean
Magnesium 280mg 33mg Soybean
Phosphorus 704mg 129mg Soybean
Potassium 1797mg 332mg Soybean
Sodium 2mg 25mg Soybean
Zinc 4.89mg 1mg Soybean
Copper 1.658mg 0.402mg Soybean
Vitamin A 22IU 333IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.85mg 1.16mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6mg 3.7mg Soybean
Vitamin B1 0.874mg 0.133mg Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87mg 0.29mg Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623mg 2.249mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.793mg 0.225mg Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.377mg 0.104mg Soybean
Folate 375µg 148µg Soybean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg 40.9µg Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591mg mg Soybean
Threonine 1.766mg mg Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971mg mg Soybean
Leucine 3.309mg mg Soybean
Lysine 2.706mg mg Soybean
Methionine 0.547mg mg Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122mg mg Soybean
Valine 2.029mg mg Soybean
Histidine 1.097mg mg Soybean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.884g 0.118g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404g 0.104g Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255g 0.342g Soybean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soybean Broad bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
85
Soybean
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
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
219%
Soybean
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
18%
Broad bean
Fats
92%
Soybean
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
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 Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.766g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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. Soybean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/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.