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Couscous vs Yardlong bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Couscous
Couscous is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
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.
Couscous Yardlong bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Couscous Yardlong 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
4
Couscous
17
Yardlong bean
Mineral Summary Score
5
Couscous
14
Yardlong 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
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Contains more Iron +23.7%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Potassium +313.8%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +42.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +168.2%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +23.7%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Potassium +313.8%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +42.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +168.2%
Contains less Sodium -20%

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 B3 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +574.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +307.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +574.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +307.4%

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
23%
Couscous
17%
Yardlong bean
Carbohydrates
23%
Couscous
8%
Yardlong bean
Fats
1%
Couscous
2%
Yardlong 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 Couscous Yardlong bean Opinion
Calories 112 47 Couscous
Protein 3.79 2.8 Couscous
Fats 0.16 0.4 Yardlong bean
Vitamin C 0 18.8 Yardlong bean
Carbs 23.22 8.35 Couscous
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.38 0.47 Yardlong bean
Calcium 8 50 Yardlong bean
Potassium 58 240 Yardlong bean
Magnesium 8 44 Yardlong bean
Sugars 0.1 Couscous
Fiber 1.4 Couscous
Copper 0.041 0.048 Yardlong bean
Zinc 0.26 0.37 Yardlong bean
Starch
Phosphorus 22 59 Yardlong bean
Sodium 5 4 Yardlong bean
Vitamin A 0 865 Yardlong bean
Vitamin E 0.13 Couscous
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.107 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.11 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.41 Couscous
Vitamin B5 0.371 0.055 Couscous
Vitamin B6 0.051 0.024 Couscous
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Couscous
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Couscous
Saturated Fat 0.029 0.105 Couscous
Monounsaturated Fat 0.022 0.036 Yardlong bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.169 Yardlong bean
Tryptophan 0.049 0.032 Couscous
Threonine 0.1 0.104 Yardlong bean
Isoleucine 0.147 0.15 Yardlong bean
Leucine 0.259 0.2 Couscous
Lysine 0.073 0.184 Yardlong bean
Methionine 0.059 0.04 Couscous
Phenylalanine 0.184 0.154 Couscous
Valine 0.162 0.162
Histidine 0.077 0.09 Yardlong bean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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