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Yardlong bean vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.105g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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.
Yardlong bean Amaranth grain
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Yardlong bean Amaranth grain
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
17
Yardlong bean
3
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
14
Yardlong bean
24
Amaranth grain

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 Potassium +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +346.8%
Contains more Magnesium +47.7%
Contains more Copper +210.4%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +150.8%
Equal in Calcium - 47
Contains more Potassium +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +346.8%
Contains more Magnesium +47.7%
Contains more Copper +210.4%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +150.8%
Equal in Calcium - 47

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +370.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +370.8%

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
17%
Yardlong bean
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
8%
Yardlong bean
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
2%
Yardlong bean
7%
Amaranth grain

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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 Yardlong bean Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 47 102 Amaranth grain
Protein 2.8 3.8 Amaranth grain
Fats 0.4 1.58 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 18.8 Yardlong bean
Carbs 8.35 18.69 Amaranth grain
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Yardlong bean
Iron 0.47 2.1 Amaranth grain
Calcium 50 47 Yardlong bean
Potassium 240 135 Yardlong bean
Magnesium 44 65 Amaranth grain
Sugars
Fiber 2.1 Amaranth grain
Copper 0.048 0.149 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.37 0.86 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 59 148 Amaranth grain
Sodium 4 6 Yardlong bean
Vitamin A 865 Yardlong bean
Vitamin E 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B1 0.107 0.015 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.022 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B3 0.41 0.235 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B5 0.055 Yardlong bean
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.113 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0 Yardlong bean
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Yardlong bean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.105 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 Yardlong bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 Yardlong bean
Tryptophan 0.032 Yardlong bean
Threonine 0.104 Yardlong bean
Isoleucine 0.15 Yardlong bean
Leucine 0.2 Yardlong bean
Lysine 0.184 Yardlong bean
Methionine 0.04 Yardlong bean
Phenylalanine 0.154 Yardlong bean
Valine 0.162 Yardlong bean
Histidine 0.09 Yardlong bean
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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