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Green bean vs Black turtle bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Green bean and Black turtle bean different?

  • Green bean is higher in Vitamin K, however Black turtle bean is richer in Iron, Fiber, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Green bean is 33% higher.

Beans, snap, green, raw and Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt 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
Contains more Calcium +48.6%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +96%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +105.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +216.7%
Contains more Copper +289.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 107% 35% 66% 39% 1% 21% 90%
Contains more Calcium +48.6%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +96%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +105.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +216.7%
Contains more Copper +289.9%

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 A +11400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1203%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Folate +160.6%
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 1% 18% 0% 0% 57% 13% 10% 16% 18% 65% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +11400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1203%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Folate +160.6%

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 Black turtle bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Green bean Black turtle bean Opinion
Net carbs 4.27g 16.05g Black turtle bean
Protein 1.83g 8.18g Black turtle bean
Fats 0.22g 0.35g Black turtle bean
Carbs 6.97g 24.35g Black turtle bean
Calories 31kcal 130kcal Black turtle bean
Starch 0.88g g Green bean
Fructose 1.39g g Green bean
Sugar 3.26g 0.32g Black turtle bean
Fiber 2.7g 8.3g Black turtle bean
Calcium 37mg 55mg Black turtle bean
Iron 1.03mg 2.85mg Black turtle bean
Magnesium 25mg 49mg Black turtle bean
Phosphorus 38mg 152mg Black turtle bean
Potassium 211mg 433mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 6mg 3mg Black turtle bean
Zinc 0.24mg 0.76mg Black turtle bean
Copper 0.069mg 0.269mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 690IU 6IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41mg 0.87mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12.2mg 0mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.225mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.104mg 0.056mg Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 0.527mg Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.26mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.141mg 0.077mg Green bean
Folate 33µg 86µg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 43µg 3.3µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.097mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.079mg 0.344mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.361mg Black turtle bean
Leucine 0.112mg 0.653mg Black turtle bean
Lysine 0.088mg 0.562mg Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.022mg 0.123mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 0.067mg 0.442mg Black turtle bean
Valine 0.09mg 0.428mg Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.034mg 0.228mg Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.089g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.03g Black turtle bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.149g Black turtle bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Green bean Black turtle bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
17
Black turtle bean
Mineral Summary Score
17
Green bean
47
Black turtle 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
49%
Black turtle bean
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
24%
Black turtle bean
Fats
1%
Green bean
2%
Black turtle bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (20)
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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175187/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.