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Buckwheat vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.691g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Green bean
Green bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sugars (difference - 3.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Buckwheat Green bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Buckwheat Green bean
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
22
Buckwheat
29
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
71
Buckwheat
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
:
Contains more Iron +113.6%
Contains more Potassium +118%
Contains more Magnesium +824%
Contains more Copper +1494.2%
Contains more Zinc +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +813.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Iron +113.6%
Contains more Potassium +118%
Contains more Magnesium +824%
Contains more Copper +1494.2%
Contains more Zinc +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +813.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +308.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +856.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +308.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +856.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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
80%
Buckwheat
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
72%
Buckwheat
7%
Green bean
Fats
16%
Buckwheat
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 Buckwheat Green bean Opinion
Calories 343 31 Buckwheat
Protein 13.25 1.83 Buckwheat
Fats 3.4 0.22 Buckwheat
Vitamin C 0 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 71.5 6.97 Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.2 1.03 Buckwheat
Calcium 18 37 Green bean
Potassium 460 211 Buckwheat
Magnesium 231 25 Buckwheat
Sugars 3.26 Green bean
Fiber 10 2.7 Buckwheat
Copper 1.1 0.069 Buckwheat
Zinc 2.4 0.24 Buckwheat
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 347 38 Buckwheat
Sodium 1 6 Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.101 0.082 Buckwheat
Vitamin B2 0.425 0.104 Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 7.02 0.734 Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 1.233 0.225 Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.21 0.141 Buckwheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 43 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.741 0.05 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04 0.01 Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039 0.113 Buckwheat
Tryptophan 0.192 0.019 Buckwheat
Threonine 0.506 0.079 Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.498 0.066 Buckwheat
Leucine 0.832 0.112 Buckwheat
Lysine 0.672 0.088 Buckwheat
Methionine 0.172 0.022 Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.52 0.067 Buckwheat
Valine 0.678 0.09 Buckwheat
Histidine 0.309 0.034 Buckwheat
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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