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Sunflower seed vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sunflower seed and Broad bean different?

  • Sunflower seed has more Vitamin E , Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Manganese, Iron, and Vitamin B3 than Broad bean.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin E from Sunflower seed is 227% higher.
  • Sunflower seed contains 66 times more Selenium than Broad bean. While Sunflower seed contains 53µg of Selenium, Broad bean contains only 0.8µg.

Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, dried and Beans, fava, in pod, raw are the varieties 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 more Iron +238.7%
Contains more Calcium +110.8%
Contains more Potassium +94.3%
Contains more Magnesium +884.8%
Contains more Copper +347.8%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +411.6%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 24% 57% 233% 600% 137% 283% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +238.7%
Contains more Calcium +110.8%
Contains more Potassium +94.3%
Contains more Magnesium +884.8%
Contains more Copper +347.8%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +411.6%
Contains less Sodium -64%

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 E +2931.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1012.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +402.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1193.3%
Contains more Folate +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +566%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 5% 3% 704% 0% 370% 82% 157% 68% 311% 0% 0% 171%
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 E +2931.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1012.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +402.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1193.3%
Contains more Folate +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +566%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
156
Sunflower seed
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
191
Sunflower seed
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
125%
Sunflower seed
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
20%
Sunflower seed
18%
Broad bean
Fats
238%
Sunflower seed
3%
Broad 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.
Sunflower seed 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

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Sunflower seed 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 is lower in Sugar?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 59)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.337g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 Sunflower seed Broad bean Opinion
Calories 584 88 Sunflower seed
Protein 20.78 7.92 Sunflower seed
Fats 51.46 0.73 Sunflower seed
Vitamin C 1.4 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 20 17.63 Sunflower seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.25 1.55 Sunflower seed
Calcium 78 37 Sunflower seed
Potassium 645 332 Sunflower seed
Magnesium 325 33 Sunflower seed
Sugar 2.62 9.21 Sunflower seed
Fiber 8.6 7.5 Sunflower seed
Copper 1.8 0.402 Sunflower seed
Zinc 5 1 Sunflower seed
Starch
Phosphorus 660 129 Sunflower seed
Sodium 9 25 Sunflower seed
Vitamin A 50 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 35.17 1.16 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.48 0.133 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.355 0.29 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B3 8.335 2.249 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 1.13 0.225 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1.345 0.104 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 227 148 Sunflower seed
Trans Fat 0 Sunflower seed
Saturated Fat 4.455 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 18.528 0.104 Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.137 0.342 Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.348 Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.928 Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 1.139 Sunflower seed
Leucine 1.659 Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.937 Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.494 Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 1.169 Sunflower seed
Valine 1.315 Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.632 Sunflower seed
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sunflower seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170562/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.