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Green bean vs Pasta - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sugars (difference - 3.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Green bean
Green bean is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
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.
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (6 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Green bean Pasta
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Green bean Pasta
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
12
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
12
Green bean
10
Pasta

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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Pasta
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Potassium +779.2%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Copper +34.8%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.8%
Equal in Sodium - 6
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Potassium +779.2%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Copper +34.8%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.8%
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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5
Pasta
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
25%
Pasta
Fats
1%
Green bean
5%
Pasta

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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 Pasta Opinion
Calories 31 131 Pasta
Protein 1.83 5.15 Pasta
Fats 0.22 1.05 Pasta
Vitamin C 12.2 0 Green bean
Carbs 6.97 24.93 Pasta
Cholesterol 0 33 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 Green bean
Iron 1.03 1.14 Pasta
Calcium 37 6 Green bean
Potassium 211 24 Green bean
Magnesium 25 18 Green bean
Sugars 3.26 Green bean
Fiber 2.7 Green bean
Copper 0.069 0.093 Pasta
Zinc 0.24 0.56 Pasta
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 38 63 Pasta
Sodium 6 6
Vitamin A 690 20 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.209 Pasta
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.15 Pasta
Vitamin B3 0.734 0.992 Pasta
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.183 Green bean
Vitamin B6 0.141 0.034 Green bean
Vitamin B12 0 0.14 Pasta
Vitamin K 43 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 57 Pasta
Trans Fat 0 Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.15 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.124 Pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.429 Pasta
Tryptophan 0.019 0.065 Pasta
Threonine 0.079 0.134 Pasta
Isoleucine 0.066 0.197 Pasta
Leucine 0.112 0.348 Pasta
Lysine 0.088 0.097 Pasta
Methionine 0.022 0.079 Pasta
Phenylalanine 0.067 0.247 Pasta
Valine 0.09 0.217 Pasta
Histidine 0.034 0.103 Pasta
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