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Tempeh vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Tempeh and Broad bean?

  • Tempeh is higher in Manganese, Phosphorus, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Vitamin B2, yet Broad bean is higher in Folate.
  • Broad bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 31% more.
  • Tempeh has 22 times more Saturated Fat than Broad bean. While Tempeh has 2.539g of Saturated Fat, Broad bean has only 0.118g.

We used Tempeh and Beans, fava, in pod, raw types 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 Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains more Copper +39.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains more Copper +39.3%

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
Tempeh
5
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.5%
Contains more Folate +516.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 0%
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 B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.5%
Contains more Folate +516.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tempeh Broad bean Opinion
Net carbs 7.64g 10.13g Broad bean
Protein 20.29g 7.92g Tempeh
Fats 10.8g 0.73g Tempeh
Carbs 7.64g 17.63g Broad bean
Calories 192kcal 88kcal Tempeh
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 9.21g Tempeh
Fiber g 7.5g Broad bean
Calcium 111mg 37mg Tempeh
Iron 2.7mg 1.55mg Tempeh
Magnesium 81mg 33mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 266mg 129mg Tempeh
Potassium 412mg 332mg Tempeh
Sodium 9mg 25mg Tempeh
Zinc 1.14mg 1mg Tempeh
Copper 0.56mg 0.402mg Tempeh
Vitamin A 0IU 333IU Broad bean
Vitamin E mg 1.16mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.7mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.133mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.358mg 0.29mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64mg 2.249mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278mg 0.225mg Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.104mg Tempeh
Folate 24µg 148µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0.08µg 0µg Tempeh
Vitamin K µg 40.9µg Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.194mg mg Tempeh
Threonine 0.796mg mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88mg mg Tempeh
Leucine 1.43mg mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.908mg mg Tempeh
Methionine 0.175mg mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893mg mg Tempeh
Valine 0.92mg mg Tempeh
Histidine 0.466mg mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.539g 0.118g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205g 0.104g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 0.342g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tempeh 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
20
Tempeh
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
70
Tempeh
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
122%
Tempeh
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
18%
Broad bean
Fats
50%
Tempeh
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.421g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/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.