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Bean vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Bean and Green bean

  • Green bean contains less Folate, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium than Bean.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Bean is 123% higher.
  • Green bean has 47 times less Selenium than Bean. Bean has 27.9µg of Selenium, while Green bean has 0.6µg.

Food types used in this article are Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw and Beans, snap, green, raw.

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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 +392.2%
Contains more Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Potassium +560.2%
Contains more Magnesium +604%
Contains more Copper +1194.2%
Contains more Zinc +850%
Contains more Phosphorus +981.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 34% 123% 126% 298% 63% 177% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +392.2%
Contains more Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Potassium +560.2%
Contains more Magnesium +604%
Contains more Copper +1194.2%
Contains more Zinc +850%
Contains more Phosphorus +981.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Bean
6
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +769.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.2%
Contains more Folate +1490.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +667.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 21% 0% 5% 0% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 0% 14% 394%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 41% 42% 9% 0% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 0% 108% 25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +769.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.2%
Contains more Folate +1490.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +667.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
70
Bean
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
126
Bean
17
Green bean

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 food.
Protein
129%
Bean
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Bean
7%
Green bean
Fats
6%
Bean
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bean Green bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bean Green bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.185g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bean
Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.15g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bean
Bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bean Green bean Opinion
Calories 347 31 Bean
Protein 21.42 1.83 Bean
Fats 1.23 0.22 Bean
Vitamin C 6.3 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 62.55 6.97 Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.07 1.03 Bean
Calcium 113 37 Bean
Potassium 1393 211 Bean
Magnesium 176 25 Bean
Sugar 2.11 3.26 Bean
Fiber 15.5 2.7 Bean
Copper 0.893 0.069 Bean
Zinc 2.28 0.24 Bean
Starch 34.17 0.88 Bean
Phosphorus 411 38 Bean
Sodium 12 6 Green bean
Vitamin A 0 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.21 0.41 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.713 0.082 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.104 Bean
Vitamin B3 1.174 0.734 Bean
Vitamin B5 0.785 0.225 Bean
Vitamin B6 0.474 0.141 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 43 Green bean
Folate 525 33 Bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.235 0.05 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.229 0.01 Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 0.113 Bean
Tryptophan 0.237 0.019 Bean
Threonine 0.81 0.079 Bean
Isoleucine 0.871 0.066 Bean
Leucine 1.558 0.112 Bean
Lysine 1.356 0.088 Bean
Methionine 0.259 0.022 Bean
Phenylalanine 1.095 0.067 Bean
Valine 0.998 0.09 Bean
Histidine 0.556 0.034 Bean
Fructose 0 1.39 Green bean

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/nutrients
  2. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169961/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.