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Baked beans vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Baked beans and Green bean?

  • Baked beans are higher in Iron, Fiber, Phosphorus, Copper, and Selenium, yet Green bean is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Baked beans' daily need coverage for Sodium is 18% more.
  • Baked beans have 39 times more Saturated Fat than Green bean. While Baked beans have 1.948g of Saturated Fat, Green bean has only 0.05g.
  • The amount of Sodium in Green bean is lower.

We used Beans, baked, home prepared and Beans, snap, green, raw types in this article.

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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 +64.9%
Contains more Iron +93.2%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Phosphorus +186.8%
Contains more Potassium +69.7%
Contains more Zinc +204.2%
Contains more Copper +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Contains more Calcium +64.9%
Contains more Iron +93.2%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Phosphorus +186.8%
Contains more Potassium +69.7%
Contains more Zinc +204.2%
Contains more Copper +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%

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 +65.9%
Contains more Folate +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1009.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 4% 34% 12% 8% 10% 21% 36% 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 42% 9% 0% 41% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 25% 0% 108%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.9%
Contains more Folate +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1009.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.7%

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.
Baked beans Green bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 16.13g 4.27g Baked beans
Protein 5.54g 1.83g Baked beans
Fats 5.15g 0.22g Baked beans
Carbs 21.63g 6.97g Baked beans
Calories 155kcal 31kcal Baked beans
Starch g 0.88g Green bean
Fructose g 1.39g Green bean
Sugar g 3.26g Baked beans
Fiber 5.5g 2.7g Baked beans
Calcium 61mg 37mg Baked beans
Iron 1.99mg 1.03mg Baked beans
Magnesium 43mg 25mg Baked beans
Phosphorus 109mg 38mg Baked beans
Potassium 358mg 211mg Baked beans
Sodium 422mg 6mg Green bean
Zinc 0.73mg 0.24mg Baked beans
Copper 0.159mg 0.069mg Baked beans
Vitamin A 0IU 690IU Green bean
Vitamin E mg 0.41mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.1mg 12.2mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.136mg 0.082mg Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.049mg 0.104mg Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.408mg 0.734mg Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.225mg Green bean
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.141mg Green bean
Folate 48µg 33µg Baked beans
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 43µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.019mg Baked beans
Threonine 0.228mg 0.079mg Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.066mg Baked beans
Leucine 0.428mg 0.112mg Baked beans
Lysine 0.379mg 0.088mg Baked beans
Methionine 0.086mg 0.022mg Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.287mg 0.067mg Baked beans
Valine 0.282mg 0.09mg Baked beans
Histidine 0.153mg 0.034mg Baked beans
Cholesterol 5mg 0mg Green bean
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.948g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133g 0.01g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74g 0.113g Baked beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baked beans 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
10
Baked beans
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
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
33%
Baked beans
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
7%
Green bean
Fats
24%
Baked beans
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 416mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.898g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Green bean
Green bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.26g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.8)

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. Baked beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173731/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.