Rhubarb vs. Bean Sprouts

Nutrition comparison of Rhubarb and Bean Sprouts


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of rhubarb versus bean sprouts (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in rhubarb and bean sprouts:

  • Bean sprout has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Bean sprout is a great source of Vitamin C.
  • Rhubarb is a great source of potassium.
  • Rhubarb is an excellent source of calcium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of rhubarb and bean sprouts is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Rhubarb (Rhubarb, raw) and Bean Sprouts (Mung beans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Rhubarb and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of calories - rhubarb has 21 calories per 100 grams and bean sprout has 30 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, rhubarb is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to bean sprouts for fat. Rhubarb has a macronutrient ratio of 16:78:6 and for bean sprouts, 33:63:5 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Rhubarb Bean Sprouts
Protein 16% 33%
Carbohydrates 78% 63%
Fat 6% 5%
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carbohydrates

Rhubarb and bean sprouts contain similar amounts carbs - rhubarb has 4.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and bean sprout has 5.9g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Rhubarb and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of dietary fiber - rhubarb has 1.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and bean sprout has 1.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Rhubarb and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of sugar - rhubarb has 1.1g of sugar per 100 grams and bean sprout has 4.1g of sugar.



Protein

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Bean sprout has 238% more protein than rhubarb - rhubarb has 0.9g of protein per 100 grams and bean sprout has 3g of protein.

Fat

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Both rhubarb and bean sprouts are low in saturated fat - rhubarb has 0.05g of saturated fat per 100 grams and bean sprout has 0.05g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Bean sprout is a great source of Vitamin C and it has 65% more Vitamin C than rhubarb - rhubarb has 8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and bean sprout has 13.2mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Rhubarb and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - rhubarb has 5ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and bean sprout has 1ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Rhubarb and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - rhubarb has 0.27mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and bean sprout has 0.1mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Rhubarb and bean sprouts contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - rhubarb has 29.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and bean sprout has 33ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Bean sprout has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Rhubarb Bean Sprouts
Thiamin 0.02 MG 0.084 MG
Riboflavin 0.03 MG 0.124 MG
Niacin 0.3 MG 0.749 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.085 MG 0.38 MG
Vitamin B6 0.024 MG 0.088 MG
Folate 7 UG 61 UG

Minerals

calcium

Rhubarb is an excellent source of calcium and it has 562% more calcium than bean sprout - rhubarb has 86mg of calcium per 100 grams and bean sprout has 13mg of calcium.

iron

Bean sprout has 314% more iron than rhubarb - rhubarb has 0.22mg of iron per 100 grams and bean sprout has 0.91mg of iron.

potassium

Rhubarb is a great source of potassium and it has 93% more potassium than bean sprout - rhubarb has 288mg of potassium per 100 grams and bean sprout has 149mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Rhubarb Bean Sprouts
beta-carotene 61 UG 6 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 170 UG ~
alpha-carotene ~ 6 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, rhubarb has more linoleic acid than bean sprout per 100 grams.

Rhubarb Bean Sprouts
linoleic acid 0.099 G 0.042 G
Total 0.099 G 0.042 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Rhubarb (Rhubarb, raw) and Bean Sprouts (Mung beans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw) .

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