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Black turtle bean vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Black turtle bean and Green bean different?

  • Black turtle bean is higher in Iron, Fiber, Copper, Phosphorus, Folate, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Magnesium, however Green bean is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Green bean is 33% higher.
  • Black turtle bean contains 4 times more Phosphorus than Green bean. While Black turtle bean contains 152mg of Phosphorus, Green bean contains only 38mg.

Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Beans, snap, green, raw are the varieties used 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 Iron +176.7%
Contains more Calcium +48.6%
Contains more Potassium +105.2%
Contains more Magnesium +96%
Contains more Copper +289.9%
Contains more Zinc +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 17% 39% 35% 90% 21% 66% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Calcium +48.6%
Contains more Potassium +105.2%
Contains more Magnesium +96%
Contains more Copper +289.9%
Contains more Zinc +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
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 E +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Folate +160.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +11400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1203%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 18% 0% 57% 13% 10% 16% 18% 0% 9% 65%
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 E +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Folate +160.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +11400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1203%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black turtle bean Green bean Opinion
Calories 130kcal 31kcal Black turtle bean
Protein 8.18g 1.83g Black turtle bean
Fats 0.35g 0.22g Black turtle bean
Vitamin C 0mg 12.2mg Green bean
Net carbs 16.05g 4.27g Black turtle bean
Carbs 24.35g 6.97g Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 2.85mg 1.03mg Black turtle bean
Calcium 55mg 37mg Black turtle bean
Potassium 433mg 211mg Black turtle bean
Magnesium 49mg 25mg Black turtle bean
Sugar 0.32g 3.26g Black turtle bean
Fiber 8.3g 2.7g Black turtle bean
Copper 0.269mg 0.069mg Black turtle bean
Zinc 0.76mg 0.24mg Black turtle bean
Starch g 0.88g Green bean
Phosphorus 152mg 38mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 3mg 6mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 6IU 690IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.41mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.225mg 0.082mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.056mg 0.104mg Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.527mg 0.734mg Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.225mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.141mg Green bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 43µg Green bean
Folate 86µg 33µg Black turtle bean
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.01g Black turtle bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.149g 0.113g Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.097mg 0.019mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.344mg 0.079mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.361mg 0.066mg Black turtle bean
Leucine 0.653mg 0.112mg Black turtle bean
Lysine 0.562mg 0.088mg Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.123mg 0.022mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 0.442mg 0.067mg Black turtle bean
Valine 0.428mg 0.09mg Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.228mg 0.034mg Black turtle bean
Fructose g 1.39g Green bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
17
Black turtle bean
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
47
Black turtle 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
49%
Black turtle bean
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
24%
Black turtle bean
7%
Green bean
Fats
2%
Black turtle bean
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (20)
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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175187/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.