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Navy bean vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Navy bean and Green bean different?

  • Navy bean is higher than Green bean in Copper, Vitamin B1, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Manganese, and Vitamin C.
  • Navy bean covers your daily need of Copper 32% more than Green bean.
  • Navy bean contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Green bean. Navy bean contains 0.39mg of Vitamin B1, while Green bean contains 0.082mg.

Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, raw and Beans, snap, green, raw types were 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 +87.4%
Contains more Magnesium +304%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.2%
Contains more Potassium +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +270.8%
Contains more Copper +415.9%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 73% 73% 43% 28% 2% 25% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Contains more Iron +87.4%
Contains more Magnesium +304%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.2%
Contains more Potassium +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +270.8%
Contains more Copper +415.9%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%

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 C +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +375.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.5%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +17150%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 63% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 99% 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 C +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +375.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.5%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +17150%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Navy bean Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 13.05g 4.27g Navy bean
Protein 6.15g 1.83g Navy bean
Fats 0.7g 0.22g Navy bean
Carbs 13.05g 6.97g Navy bean
Calories 67kcal 31kcal Navy bean
Starch g 0.88g Green bean
Fructose g 1.39g Green bean
Sugar g 3.26g Navy bean
Fiber g 2.7g Green bean
Calcium 15mg 37mg Green bean
Iron 1.93mg 1.03mg Navy bean
Magnesium 101mg 25mg Navy bean
Phosphorus 100mg 38mg Navy bean
Potassium 307mg 211mg Navy bean
Sodium 13mg 6mg Green bean
Zinc 0.89mg 0.24mg Navy bean
Copper 0.356mg 0.069mg Navy bean
Vitamin A 4IU 690IU Green bean
Vitamin E mg 0.41mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18.8mg 12.2mg Navy bean
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.082mg Navy bean
Vitamin B2 0.215mg 0.104mg Navy bean
Vitamin B3 1.22mg 0.734mg Navy bean
Vitamin B5 0.825mg 0.225mg Navy bean
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.141mg Navy bean
Folate 132µg 33µg Navy bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 43µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.064mg 0.019mg Navy bean
Threonine 0.258mg 0.079mg Navy bean
Isoleucine 0.273mg 0.066mg Navy bean
Leucine 0.442mg 0.112mg Navy bean
Lysine 0.35mg 0.088mg Navy bean
Methionine 0.064mg 0.022mg Navy bean
Phenylalanine 0.31mg 0.067mg Navy bean
Valine 0.316mg 0.09mg Navy bean
Histidine 0.172mg 0.034mg Navy bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.085g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052g 0.01g Navy bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407g 0.113g Navy bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Navy bean 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
35
Navy bean
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
45
Navy 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
37%
Navy bean
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
13%
Navy bean
7%
Green bean
Fats
3%
Navy bean
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Navy bean
Navy bean is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Navy bean
Navy bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Navy bean
Navy bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Navy bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169139/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.