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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 Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Iron +392.2%
Contains more Magnesium +604%
Contains more Phosphorus +981.6%
Contains more Potassium +560.2%
Contains more Zinc +850%
Contains more Copper +1194.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 191% 126% 177% 123% 2% 63% 298%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Contains more Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Iron +392.2%
Contains more Magnesium +604%
Contains more Phosphorus +981.6%
Contains more Potassium +560.2%
Contains more Zinc +850%
Contains more Copper +1194.2%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +667.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 21% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 394% 0% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 42% 9% 0% 41% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 25% 0% 108%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +667.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bean Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 47.05g 4.27g Bean
Protein 21.42g 1.83g Bean
Fats 1.23g 0.22g Bean
Carbs 62.55g 6.97g Bean
Calories 347kcal 31kcal Bean
Starch 34.17g 0.88g Bean
Fructose 0g 1.39g Green bean
Sugar 2.11g 3.26g Bean
Fiber 15.5g 2.7g Bean
Calcium 113mg 37mg Bean
Iron 5.07mg 1.03mg Bean
Magnesium 176mg 25mg Bean
Phosphorus 411mg 38mg Bean
Potassium 1393mg 211mg Bean
Sodium 12mg 6mg Green bean
Zinc 2.28mg 0.24mg Bean
Copper 0.893mg 0.069mg Bean
Vitamin A 0IU 690IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.41mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.3mg 12.2mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.713mg 0.082mg Bean
Vitamin B2 0.212mg 0.104mg Bean
Vitamin B3 1.174mg 0.734mg Bean
Vitamin B5 0.785mg 0.225mg Bean
Vitamin B6 0.474mg 0.141mg Bean
Folate 525µg 33µg Bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.6µg 43µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.237mg 0.019mg Bean
Threonine 0.81mg 0.079mg Bean
Isoleucine 0.871mg 0.066mg Bean
Leucine 1.558mg 0.112mg Bean
Lysine 1.356mg 0.088mg Bean
Methionine 0.259mg 0.022mg Bean
Phenylalanine 1.095mg 0.067mg Bean
Valine 0.998mg 0.09mg Bean
Histidine 0.556mg 0.034mg Bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.235g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.229g 0.01g Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407g 0.113g Bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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

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.

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.