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Green bean vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Green bean and Beetroot

  • Green bean has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C and Vitamin B6, however Beetroot is richer in Folate.
  • Green bean's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 36% more.
  • Green bean contains 3 times more Choline than Beetroot. Green bean contains 15.3mg of Choline, while Beetroot contains 6mg.
  • Green bean contains less Sugars.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beans, snap, green, raw and Beets, 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
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Contains more Iron +28.8%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Potassium +54%
Contains more Zinc +45.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.075
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains more Iron +28.8%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Potassium +54%
Contains more Zinc +45.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.075
Equal in Phosphorus - 40

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 +149%
Contains more Vitamin A +1990.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +925%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +21400%
Contains more Folate +230.3%
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 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +149%
Contains more Vitamin A +1990.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +925%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +21400%
Contains more Folate +230.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
27
Green bean
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Green bean
18
Beetroot

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 the food
Protein
11%
Green bean
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Green bean
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Green bean Beetroot
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Green bean Beetroot
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 contains less Sugars?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sugars (difference - 3.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Green bean
Green bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beetroot
Beetroot is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Green bean Beetroot Opinion
Calories 31 43 Beetroot
Protein 1.83 1.61 Green bean
Fats 0.22 0.17 Green bean
Vitamin C 12.2 4.9 Green bean
Carbs 6.97 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.8 Green bean
Calcium 37 16 Green bean
Potassium 211 325 Beetroot
Magnesium 25 23 Green bean
Sugars 3.26 6.76 Green bean
Fiber 2.7 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.069 0.075 Beetroot
Zinc 0.24 0.35 Beetroot
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 38 40 Beetroot
Sodium 6 78 Green bean
Vitamin A 690 33 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41 0.04 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.031 Green bean
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.04 Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.734 0.334 Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.155 Green bean
Vitamin B6 0.141 0.067 Green bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 43 0.2 Green bean
Folate 33 109 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.06 Green bean
Tryptophan 0.019 0.019
Threonine 0.079 0.047 Green bean
Isoleucine 0.066 0.048 Green bean
Leucine 0.112 0.068 Green bean
Lysine 0.088 0.058 Green bean
Methionine 0.022 0.018 Green bean
Phenylalanine 0.067 0.046 Green bean
Valine 0.09 0.056 Green bean
Histidine 0.034 0.021 Green 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.