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Baked beans vs Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Baked beans and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

  • Baked beans are richer in Iron, Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, yet Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is 20% higher.
  • Baked beans contain 106 times more Sodium than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). Baked beans contain 422mg of Sodium, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 4mg.

Food types used in this article are Beans, baked, home prepared 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 Calcium +22%
Contains more Iron +323.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.7%
Contains more Potassium +49.2%
Contains more Zinc +97.3%
Contains more Copper +231.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 44
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Contains more Calcium +22%
Contains more Iron +323.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.7%
Contains more Potassium +49.2%
Contains more Zinc +97.3%
Contains more Copper +231.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 44

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 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1609.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.5%
Contains more Folate +29.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.41
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 52% 0% 0% 63% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 47% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1609.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.5%
Contains more Folate +29.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.41

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Net carbs 16.13g 8.35g Baked beans
Protein 5.54g 2.8g Baked beans
Fats 5.15g 0.4g Baked beans
Carbs 21.63g 8.35g Baked beans
Calories 155kcal 47kcal Baked beans
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 5.5g g Baked beans
Calcium 61mg 50mg Baked beans
Iron 1.99mg 0.47mg Baked beans
Magnesium 43mg 44mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Phosphorus 109mg 59mg Baked beans
Potassium 358mg 240mg Baked beans
Sodium 422mg 4mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 0.73mg 0.37mg Baked beans
Copper 0.159mg 0.048mg Baked beans
Vitamin A 0IU 865IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.1mg 18.8mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.136mg 0.107mg Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.049mg 0.11mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.408mg 0.41mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.055mg Baked beans
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.024mg Baked beans
Folate 48µg 62µg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.032mg Baked beans
Threonine 0.228mg 0.104mg Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.15mg Baked beans
Leucine 0.428mg 0.2mg Baked beans
Lysine 0.379mg 0.184mg Baked beans
Methionine 0.086mg 0.04mg Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.287mg 0.154mg Baked beans
Valine 0.282mg 0.162mg Baked beans
Histidine 0.153mg 0.09mg Baked beans
Cholesterol 5mg 0mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.948g 0.105g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133g 0.036g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74g 0.169g Baked beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baked beans 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
10
Baked beans
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
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
33%
Baked beans
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
24%
Baked beans
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 418mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.843g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Baked beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173731/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.