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Kidney bean vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kidney bean and Green bean different?

  • Kidney bean has more Copper, Folate, Iron, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Zinc than Green bean.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Kidney bean is 99% higher.
  • Kidney bean contains 12 times more Folate than Green bean. While Kidney bean contains 394µg of Folate, Green bean contains only 33µg.

Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, raw 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
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Contains more Iron +696.1%
Contains more Calcium +286.5%
Contains more Potassium +566.4%
Contains more Magnesium +460%
Contains more Copper +1288.4%
Contains more Zinc +1062.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +971.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 308% 43% 125% 100% 320% 77% 175% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +696.1%
Contains more Calcium +286.5%
Contains more Potassium +566.4%
Contains more Magnesium +460%
Contains more Copper +1288.4%
Contains more Zinc +1062.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +971.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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 +545.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.6%
Contains more Folate +1093.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +171.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +126.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 0% 5% 0% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 0% 48% 296%
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 B1 +545.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.6%
Contains more Folate +1093.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +171.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +126.3%

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
60
Kidney bean
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
143
Kidney 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
141%
Kidney bean
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
7%
Green bean
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
1%
Green 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.
Kidney bean Green bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kidney bean Green 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?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.03g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kidney bean Green bean Opinion
Calories 333 31 Kidney bean
Protein 23.58 1.83 Kidney bean
Fats 0.83 0.22 Kidney bean
Vitamin C 4.5 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 60.01 6.97 Kidney bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.2 1.03 Kidney bean
Calcium 143 37 Kidney bean
Potassium 1406 211 Kidney bean
Magnesium 140 25 Kidney bean
Sugar 2.23 3.26 Kidney bean
Fiber 24.9 2.7 Kidney bean
Copper 0.958 0.069 Kidney bean
Zinc 2.79 0.24 Kidney bean
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 407 38 Kidney bean
Sodium 24 6 Green bean
Vitamin A 0 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.22 0.41 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.529 0.082 Kidney bean
Vitamin B2 0.219 0.104 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06 0.734 Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78 0.225 Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.397 0.141 Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 43 Green bean
Folate 394 33 Kidney bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.05 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.01 Kidney bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 0.113 Kidney bean
Tryptophan 0.279 0.019 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 0.079 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 0.066 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 0.112 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 0.088 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 0.022 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 0.067 Kidney bean
Valine 1.233 0.09 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 0.034 Kidney bean
Fructose 1.39 Green bean

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. Kidney bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175193/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.