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Flour vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Flour and Broad bean

  • Flour has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Folate, however Broad bean has more Vitamin K, Copper, Fiber, and Vitamin E .
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Flour is 60% higher.
  • Broad bean has 6 times less Vitamin B1 than Flour. Flour has 0.785mg of Vitamin B1, while Broad bean has 0.133mg.

Food types used in this article are Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached 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 Iron +199.4%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +179.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 174% 16% 47% 10% 1% 20% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Contains more Iron +199.4%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +179.2%

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
Flour
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +490.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.7%
Contains more Folate +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 138% 0% 1%
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 B1 +490.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.7%
Contains more Folate +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +13533.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flour Broad bean Opinion
Net carbs 73.61g 10.13g Flour
Protein 10.33g 7.92g Flour
Fats 0.98g 0.73g Flour
Carbs 76.31g 17.63g Flour
Calories 364kcal 88kcal Flour
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.27g 9.21g Flour
Fiber 2.7g 7.5g Broad bean
Calcium 15mg 37mg Broad bean
Iron 4.64mg 1.55mg Flour
Magnesium 22mg 33mg Broad bean
Phosphorus 108mg 129mg Broad bean
Potassium 107mg 332mg Broad bean
Sodium 2mg 25mg Flour
Zinc 0.7mg 1mg Broad bean
Copper 0.144mg 0.402mg Broad bean
Vitamin A 0IU 333IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.06mg 1.16mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.7mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.785mg 0.133mg Flour
Vitamin B2 0.494mg 0.29mg Flour
Vitamin B3 5.904mg 2.249mg Flour
Vitamin B5 0.438mg 0.225mg Flour
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.104mg Broad bean
Folate 183µg 148µg Flour
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 40.9µg Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.127mg mg Flour
Threonine 0.281mg mg Flour
Isoleucine 0.357mg mg Flour
Leucine 0.71mg mg Flour
Lysine 0.228mg mg Flour
Methionine 0.183mg mg Flour
Phenylalanine 0.52mg mg Flour
Valine 0.415mg mg Flour
Histidine 0.23mg mg Flour
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Flour
Saturated Fat 0.155g 0.118g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.104g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.413g 0.342g Flour

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Flour 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
50
Flour
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
40
Flour
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
62%
Flour
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
76%
Flour
18%
Broad bean
Fats
5%
Flour
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flour
Flour is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flour
Flour is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
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. Flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168894/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.