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

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Important differences between Broad bean and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

  • Broad bean has more Copper, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Zinc, however Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has more Vitamin C.
  • Broad bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 39% more.
  • Broad bean has 5 times more Vitamin B3 than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). Broad bean has 2.249mg of Vitamin B3, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has 0.41mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beans, fava, in pod, raw 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 +229.8%
Contains more Potassium +38.3%
Contains more Copper +737.5%
Contains more Zinc +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.6%
Contains more Calcium +35.1%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +229.8%
Contains more Potassium +38.3%
Contains more Copper +737.5%
Contains more Zinc +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.6%
Contains more Calcium +35.1%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -84%

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 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +448.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Folate +138.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +408.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +159.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 20% 24% 0% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 0% 103% 111%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 63% 52% 0% 0% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 0% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +448.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Folate +138.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +408.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +159.8%

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
37
Broad bean
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad 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
48%
Broad bean
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
3%
Broad bean
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

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

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Broad bean Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Calories 88 47 Broad bean
Protein 7.92 2.8 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 0.4 Broad bean
Vitamin C 3.7 18.8 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 17.63 8.35 Broad bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 0.47 Broad bean
Calcium 37 50 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Potassium 332 240 Broad bean
Magnesium 33 44 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sugar 9.21 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.048 Broad bean
Zinc 1 0.37 Broad bean
Starch
Phosphorus 129 59 Broad bean
Sodium 25 4 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin A 333 865 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.107 Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.11 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 0.41 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.055 Broad bean
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.024 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 148 62 Broad bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.105 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.036 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 0.169 Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.032 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Threonine 0.104 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Isoleucine 0.15 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Leucine 0.2 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lysine 0.184 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Methionine 0.04 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Phenylalanine 0.154 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Valine 0.162 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Histidine 0.09 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fructose

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. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168574/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.