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Green bean vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Green bean
Green bean is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Green bean
Green bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sugars (difference - 3.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (6 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Green bean Amaranth grain
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
29
Green bean
3
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
12
Green bean
24
Amaranth grain

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 Potassium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +103.9%
Contains more Calcium +27%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Copper +115.9%
Contains more Zinc +258.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +289.5%
Equal in Sodium - 6
Contains more Potassium +56.3%
Contains more Iron +103.9%
Contains more Calcium +27%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Copper +115.9%
Contains more Zinc +258.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +289.5%
Equal in Sodium - 6

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 +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +446.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +446.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%

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
11%
Green bean
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
1%
Green bean
7%
Amaranth grain

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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 Green bean Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 31 102 Amaranth grain
Protein 1.83 3.8 Amaranth grain
Fats 0.22 1.58 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 6.97 18.69 Amaranth grain
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Green bean
Iron 1.03 2.1 Amaranth grain
Calcium 37 47 Amaranth grain
Potassium 211 135 Green bean
Magnesium 25 65 Amaranth grain
Sugars 3.26 Green bean
Fiber 2.7 2.1 Green bean
Copper 0.069 0.149 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.24 0.86 Amaranth grain
Starch 0.88 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 38 148 Amaranth grain
Sodium 6 6
Vitamin A 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41 0.19 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.015 Green bean
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.022 Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.734 0.235 Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 Green bean
Vitamin B6 0.141 0.113 Green bean
Vitamin B12 0 Green bean
Vitamin K 43 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 Green bean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.05 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 Green bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 Green 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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