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Green bean vs Rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Rice
Rice is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice
Rice contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Rice
Rice contains less Sugars (difference - 3.21g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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 Rice
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Green bean Rice
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
10
Rice
Mineral Summary Score
12
Green bean
9
Rice

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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Rice
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +502.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Iron +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.069
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +502.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Iron +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.069

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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Rice
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +925%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.3%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +925%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.3%
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
16%
Rice
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
28%
Rice
Fats
1%
Green bean
1%
Rice

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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 Rice Opinion
Calories 31 130 Rice
Protein 1.83 2.69 Rice
Fats 0.22 0.28 Rice
Vitamin C 12.2 0 Green bean
Carbs 6.97 28.17 Rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 1.2 Rice
Calcium 37 10 Green bean
Potassium 211 35 Green bean
Magnesium 25 12 Green bean
Sugars 3.26 0.05 Green bean
Fiber 2.7 0.4 Green bean
Copper 0.069 0.069
Zinc 0.24 0.49 Rice
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 38 43 Rice
Sodium 6 1 Rice
Vitamin A 690 0 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41 0.04 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.163 Rice
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.013 Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.734 1.476 Rice
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.39 Rice
Vitamin B6 0.141 0.093 Green bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 43 0 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 55 Rice
Trans Fat 0 Rice
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.077 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.088 Rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.076 Green bean
Tryptophan 0.019 0.031 Rice
Threonine 0.079 0.096 Rice
Isoleucine 0.066 0.116 Rice
Leucine 0.112 0.222 Rice
Lysine 0.088 0.097 Rice
Methionine 0.022 0.063 Rice
Phenylalanine 0.067 0.144 Rice
Valine 0.09 0.164 Rice
Histidine 0.034 0.063 Rice
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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