Egg vs. Pinto Beans

Nutrition comparison of Egg and Pinto Beans


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

We compared the nutritional contents of egg versus pinto beans (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in egg and pinto beans:

  • Both egg and pinto beans are high in calcium and calories.
  • Egg has 27 times less carbohydrates than pinto bean.
  • Egg has more riboflavin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.
  • Egg is a great source of Vitamin D.
  • Egg is an excellent source of Vitamin A and protein.
  • Pinto bean has 18.7 times less saturated fat than egg.
  • Pinto bean is a great source of potassium.
  • Pinto bean is an excellent source of dietary fiber.
Detailed nutritional comparison of egg and pinto beans 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: Egg (Egg, whole, raw, fresh) and Pinto Beans (Beans, pinto, canned, drained solids) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both egg and pinto beans are high in calories. Egg has 25% more calories than pinto bean - egg has 143 calories per 100 grams and pinto bean has 114 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, egg is heavier in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to pinto beans per calorie. Egg has a macronutrient ratio of 36:2:62 and for pinto beans, 24:69:7 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Egg Pinto Beans
Protein 36% 24%
Carbohydrates 2% 69%
Fat 62% 7%
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carbohydrates

Egg has 27 times less carbohydrates than pinto bean - egg has 0.72g of total carbs per 100 grams and pinto bean has 20.2g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Pinto bean is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than egg - pinto bean has 5.5g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and egg does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Egg and pinto beans contain similar amounts of sugar - egg has 0.37g of sugar per 100 grams and pinto bean has 0.54g of sugar.

Protein

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Egg is an excellent source of protein and it has 80% more protein than pinto bean - egg has 12.6g of protein per 100 grams and pinto bean has 7g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Pinto bean has 18.7 times less saturated fat than egg - egg has 3.1g of saturated fat per 100 grams and pinto bean has 0.16g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both egg and pinto beans are low in trans fat - egg has 0.04g of trans fat per 100 grams and pinto bean does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Egg is high in cholesterol and pinto bean has less cholesterol than egg - egg has 372mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and pinto bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Pinto beans and egg contain similar amounts of Vitamin C - pinto bean has 0.1mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and egg does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Egg is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has more Vitamin A than pinto bean - egg has 160ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and pinto bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin D

Egg is a great source of Vitamin D and it has more Vitamin D than pinto bean - egg has 82iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and pinto bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Egg has more Vitamin E than pinto bean - egg has 1.1mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and pinto bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Egg and pinto beans contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - egg has 0.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and pinto bean does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Egg has more riboflavin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12. Both egg and pinto beans contain significant amounts of thiamin, niacin and folate.

Egg Pinto Beans
Thiamin 0.04 MG 0.052 MG
Riboflavin 0.457 MG 0.019 MG
Niacin 0.075 MG 0.272 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.533 MG ~
Vitamin B6 0.17 MG ~
Folate 47 UG 24 UG
Vitamin B12 0.89 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Both egg and pinto beans are high in calcium. Egg is very similar to egg for calcium - egg has 56mg of calcium per 100 grams and pinto bean has 63mg of calcium.

iron

Egg has 32% more iron than pinto bean - egg has 1.8mg of iron per 100 grams and pinto bean has 1.3mg of iron.

potassium

Pinto bean is a great source of potassium and it has 99% more potassium than egg - egg has 138mg of potassium per 100 grams and pinto bean has 274mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, pinto bean has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than egg per 100 grams, however, egg contains more dha than pinto bean per 100 grams.

Egg Pinto Beans
alpha linoleic acid 0.048 G 0.158 G
DHA 0.058 G ~
DPA 0.007 G ~
Total 0.113 G 0.158 G

omega 6s

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

Egg Pinto Beans
other omega 6 0.022 G ~
linoleic acid 1.555 G 0.115 G
Total 1.577 G 0.115 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: Egg (Egg, whole, raw, fresh) and Pinto Beans (Beans, pinto, canned, drained solids) .

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FAQ

Does egg or pinto beans contain more calories in 100 grams?
Both egg and pinto beans are high in calories. Egg has 30% more calories than pinto bean - egg has 143 calories in 100g and pinto bean has 114 calories.

Is egg or pinto beans better for protein?
Egg is a fantastic source of protein and it has 80% more protein than pinto bean - egg has 12.6g of protein per 100 grams and pinto bean has 7g of protein.

Does egg or pinto beans have more carbohydrates?
By weight, egg has 27 times fewer carbohydrates than pinto bean - egg has 0.72g of carbs for 100g and pinto bean has 20.2g of carbohydrates.

Does egg or pinto beans contain more calcium?
Both egg and pinto beans are high in calcium. Egg is very similar to egg for calcium - egg has 56mg of calcium in 100 grams and pinto bean has 63mg of calcium.

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