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Broad bean vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sugars (difference - 5.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean Green bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
29
Broad bean
29
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
27
Broad bean
12
Green 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 +50.5%
Contains more Potassium +57.3%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Copper +482.6%
Contains more Zinc +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.5%
Contains less Sodium -76%
Equal in Calcium - 37
Contains more Iron +50.5%
Contains more Potassium +57.3%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Copper +482.6%
Contains more Zinc +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.5%
Contains less Sodium -76%
Equal in Calcium - 37

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 E +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +229.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225
Equal in Vitamin K - 43
Contains more Vitamin E +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +229.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225
Equal in Vitamin K - 43

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
48%
Broad bean
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
7%
Green bean
Fats
3%
Broad bean
1%
Green 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 Broad bean Green bean Opinion
Calories 88 31 Broad bean
Protein 7.92 1.83 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 0.22 Broad bean
Vitamin C 3.7 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 17.63 6.97 Broad bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 1.03 Broad bean
Calcium 37 37
Potassium 332 211 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 25 Broad bean
Sugars 9.21 3.26 Broad bean
Fiber 7.5 2.7 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.069 Broad bean
Zinc 1 0.24 Broad bean
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 129 38 Broad bean
Sodium 25 6 Green bean
Vitamin A 333 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 1.16 0.41 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.082 Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.104 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 0.734 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.225
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.141 Green bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 43 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.05 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.01 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 0.113 Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.019 Green bean
Threonine 0.079 Green bean
Isoleucine 0.066 Green bean
Leucine 0.112 Green bean
Lysine 0.088 Green bean
Methionine 0.022 Green bean
Phenylalanine 0.067 Green bean
Valine 0.09 Green bean
Histidine 0.034 Green 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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