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Green bean vs Brown rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Green bean
Green bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sugars (difference - 3.02g)
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 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 Brown rice
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Brown 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
Brown rice
Mineral Summary Score
12
Green bean
14
Brown 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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Contains more Iron +83.9%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +145.3%
Contains more Magnesium +56%
Contains more Copper +53.6%
Contains more Zinc +195.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +83.9%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +145.3%
Contains more Magnesium +56%
Contains more Copper +53.6%
Contains more Zinc +195.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +21400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +21400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.9%

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%
Brown rice
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
26%
Brown rice
Fats
1%
Green bean
4%
Brown 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 Brown rice Opinion
Calories 31 123 Brown rice
Protein 1.83 2.74 Brown rice
Fats 0.22 0.97 Brown rice
Vitamin C 12.2 0 Green bean
Carbs 6.97 25.58 Brown rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.56 Green bean
Calcium 37 3 Green bean
Potassium 211 86 Green bean
Magnesium 25 39 Brown rice
Sugars 3.26 0.24 Green bean
Fiber 2.7 1.6 Green bean
Copper 0.069 0.106 Brown rice
Zinc 0.24 0.71 Brown rice
Starch 0.88 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 38 103 Brown rice
Sodium 6 4 Brown rice
Vitamin A 690 0 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41 0.17 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.178 Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.069 Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.734 2.561 Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.38 Brown rice
Vitamin B6 0.141 0.123 Green bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 43 0.2 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.26 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.369 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.366 Brown rice
Tryptophan 0.019 0.033 Brown rice
Threonine 0.079 0.095 Brown rice
Isoleucine 0.066 0.109 Brown rice
Leucine 0.112 0.214 Brown rice
Lysine 0.088 0.099 Brown rice
Methionine 0.022 0.058 Brown rice
Phenylalanine 0.067 0.133 Brown rice
Valine 0.09 0.151 Brown rice
Histidine 0.034 0.066 Brown 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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