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Green bean vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Green bean and Baked beans?

  • Green bean is higher in Vitamin C, yet Baked beans are higher in Iron, Fiber, Phosphorus, Copper, and Selenium.
  • Baked beans' daily need coverage for Sodium is 18% more.
  • Green bean has 11 times more Vitamin C than Baked beans. While Green bean has 12.2mg of Vitamin C, Baked beans have only 1.1mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Green bean is lower.

We used Beans, snap, green, raw and Beans, baked, home prepared types 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 less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +93.2%
Contains more Calcium +64.9%
Contains more Potassium +69.7%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +130.4%
Contains more Zinc +204.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +186.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 19% 32% 31% 53% 20% 47% 56%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +93.2%
Contains more Calcium +64.9%
Contains more Potassium +69.7%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +130.4%
Contains more Zinc +204.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +186.8%

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 +1009.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.9%
Contains more Folate +45.5%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 0% 0% 34% 12% 8% 10% 21% 0% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin C +1009.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.9%
Contains more Folate +45.5%

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
10
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
17
Green bean
41
Baked beans

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
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
22%
Baked beans
Fats
1%
Green bean
24%
Baked beans

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 Baked beans
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Green bean Baked beans
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 Cholesterol?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 416mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.898g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Green bean
Green bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.26g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baked beans
Baked beans is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.8)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Green bean Baked beans Opinion
Calories 31 155 Baked beans
Protein 1.83 5.54 Baked beans
Fats 0.22 5.15 Baked beans
Vitamin C 12.2 1.1 Green bean
Carbs 6.97 21.63 Baked beans
Cholesterol 0 5 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 1.99 Baked beans
Calcium 37 61 Baked beans
Potassium 211 358 Baked beans
Magnesium 25 43 Baked beans
Sugar 3.26 Baked beans
Fiber 2.7 5.5 Baked beans
Copper 0.069 0.159 Baked beans
Zinc 0.24 0.73 Baked beans
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 38 109 Baked beans
Sodium 6 422 Green bean
Vitamin A 690 0 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.136 Baked beans
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.049 Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.734 0.408 Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.155 Green bean
Vitamin B6 0.141 0.09 Green bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 43 Green bean
Folate 33 48 Baked beans
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 1.948 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 2.133 Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.74 Baked beans
Tryptophan 0.019 0.067 Baked beans
Threonine 0.079 0.228 Baked beans
Isoleucine 0.066 0.242 Baked beans
Leucine 0.112 0.428 Baked beans
Lysine 0.088 0.379 Baked beans
Methionine 0.022 0.086 Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.067 0.287 Baked beans
Valine 0.09 0.282 Baked beans
Histidine 0.034 0.153 Baked beans
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. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169961/nutrients
  2. Baked beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173731/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.