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Green bean vs Bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Green bean and Bean

  • Green bean contains less Folate, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium than Bean.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Bean is 123% higher.

Food types used in this article are Beans, snap, green, raw and Beans, pinto, mature seeds, 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 less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Iron +392.2%
Contains more Magnesium +604%
Contains more Phosphorus +981.6%
Contains more Potassium +560.2%
Contains more Zinc +850%
Contains more Copper +1194.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 191% 126% 177% 123% 2% 63% 298%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Iron +392.2%
Contains more Magnesium +604%
Contains more Phosphorus +981.6%
Contains more Potassium +560.2%
Contains more Zinc +850%
Contains more Copper +1194.2%

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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Bean
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +667.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +769.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.2%
Contains more Folate +1490.9%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 21% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 394% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +667.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +769.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.2%
Contains more Folate +1490.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Green bean Bean Opinion
Net carbs 4.27g 47.05g Bean
Protein 1.83g 21.42g Bean
Fats 0.22g 1.23g Bean
Carbs 6.97g 62.55g Bean
Calories 31kcal 347kcal Bean
Starch 0.88g 34.17g Bean
Fructose 1.39g 0g Green bean
Sugar 3.26g 2.11g Bean
Fiber 2.7g 15.5g Bean
Calcium 37mg 113mg Bean
Iron 1.03mg 5.07mg Bean
Magnesium 25mg 176mg Bean
Phosphorus 38mg 411mg Bean
Potassium 211mg 1393mg Bean
Sodium 6mg 12mg Green bean
Zinc 0.24mg 2.28mg Bean
Copper 0.069mg 0.893mg Bean
Vitamin A 690IU 0IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41mg 0.21mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12.2mg 6.3mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.713mg Bean
Vitamin B2 0.104mg 0.212mg Bean
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 1.174mg Bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.785mg Bean
Vitamin B6 0.141mg 0.474mg Bean
Folate 33µg 525µg Bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 43µg 5.6µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.237mg Bean
Threonine 0.079mg 0.81mg Bean
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.871mg Bean
Leucine 0.112mg 1.558mg Bean
Lysine 0.088mg 1.356mg Bean
Methionine 0.022mg 0.259mg Bean
Phenylalanine 0.067mg 1.095mg Bean
Valine 0.09mg 0.998mg Bean
Histidine 0.034mg 0.556mg Bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.235g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.229g Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.407g Bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Green bean 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
27
Green bean
70
Bean
Mineral Summary Score
17
Green bean
126
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
11%
Green bean
129%
Bean
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
63%
Bean
Fats
1%
Green bean
6%
Bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.185g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bean
Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.15g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bean
Bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
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 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. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169961/nutrients
  2. Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/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.