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Amaranth grain vs Yardlong bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.105g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Amaranth grain Yardlong bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Yardlong bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
3
Amaranth grain
17
Yardlong bean
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
14
Yardlong bean

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
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Contains more Iron +346.8%
Contains more Magnesium +47.7%
Contains more Copper +210.4%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +150.8%
Contains more Potassium +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Calcium - 50
Contains more Iron +346.8%
Contains more Magnesium +47.7%
Contains more Copper +210.4%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +150.8%
Contains more Potassium +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Calcium - 50

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 B6 +370.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +370.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%

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 the food
Protein
23%
Amaranth grain
17%
Yardlong bean
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
8%
Yardlong bean
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
2%
Yardlong bean

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Amaranth grain Yardlong bean Opinion
Calories 102 47 Amaranth grain
Protein 3.8 2.8 Amaranth grain
Fats 1.58 0.4 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 18.8 Yardlong bean
Carbs 18.69 8.35 Amaranth grain
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Yardlong bean
Iron 2.1 0.47 Amaranth grain
Calcium 47 50 Yardlong bean
Potassium 135 240 Yardlong bean
Magnesium 65 44 Amaranth grain
Sugars
Fiber 2.1 Amaranth grain
Copper 0.149 0.048 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.86 0.37 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 59 Amaranth grain
Sodium 6 4 Yardlong bean
Vitamin A 865 Yardlong bean
Vitamin E 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.107 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.11 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B3 0.235 0.41 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B5 0.055 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.024 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0 Yardlong bean
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Yardlong bean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.105 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 Yardlong bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 Yardlong bean
Tryptophan 0.032 Yardlong bean
Threonine 0.104 Yardlong bean
Isoleucine 0.15 Yardlong bean
Leucine 0.2 Yardlong bean
Lysine 0.184 Yardlong bean
Methionine 0.04 Yardlong bean
Phenylalanine 0.154 Yardlong bean
Valine 0.162 Yardlong bean
Histidine 0.09 Yardlong bean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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