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Adzuki bean vs Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Adzuki bean and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

  • Adzuki bean has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Zinc, Potassium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has more Vitamin C.
  • Adzuki bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 28% higher.
  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 8 times less Vitamin B5 than Adzuki bean. Adzuki bean contains 0.43mg of Vitamin B5, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 0.055mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Yardlong bean, 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 +325.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.7%
Contains more Potassium +121.7%
Contains more Zinc +378.4%
Contains more Copper +520.8%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 38% 72% 47% 2% 49% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Contains more Iron +325.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.7%
Contains more Potassium +121.7%
Contains more Zinc +378.4%
Contains more Copper +520.8%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +681.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +14316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.107
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 29% 15% 14% 26% 23% 91% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 52% 0% 0% 63% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 47% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +681.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +14316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.107

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.
Adzuki bean Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Adzuki bean Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Net carbs 17.47g 8.35g Adzuki bean
Protein 7.52g 2.8g Adzuki bean
Fats 0.1g 0.4g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 24.77g 8.35g Adzuki bean
Calories 128kcal 47kcal Adzuki bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 7.3g g Adzuki bean
Calcium 28mg 50mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Iron 2mg 0.47mg Adzuki bean
Magnesium 52mg 44mg Adzuki bean
Phosphorus 168mg 59mg Adzuki bean
Potassium 532mg 240mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 8mg 4mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 1.77mg 0.37mg Adzuki bean
Copper 0.298mg 0.048mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin A 6IU 865IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 18.8mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.115mg 0.107mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.11mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.717mg 0.41mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 0.43mg 0.055mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.024mg Adzuki bean
Folate 121µg 62µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.072mg 0.032mg Adzuki bean
Threonine 0.255mg 0.104mg Adzuki bean
Isoleucine 0.3mg 0.15mg Adzuki bean
Leucine 0.632mg 0.2mg Adzuki bean
Lysine 0.567mg 0.184mg Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.079mg 0.04mg Adzuki bean
Phenylalanine 0.398mg 0.154mg Adzuki bean
Valine 0.387mg 0.162mg Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.198mg 0.09mg Adzuki bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.105g Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.009g 0.036g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.021g 0.169g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Adzuki bean Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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
16
Adzuki bean
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
49
Adzuki bean
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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
45%
Adzuki bean
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
25%
Adzuki bean
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
0%
Adzuki bean
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173728/nutrients
  2. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/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.