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Green bean vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Green bean and Spätzle

  • Green bean has more Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Fiber, however Spätzle is richer in Selenium, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Phosphorus.
  • Spätzle's daily need coverage for Selenium is 42% more.
  • Green bean contains 5 times more Vitamin B2 than Spätzle. Green bean contains 0.104mg of Vitamin B2, while Spätzle contains 0.02mg.
  • Green bean contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beans, snap, green, raw and Noodles, egg, cooked, unenriched, with added salt.

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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 +208.3%
Contains more Iron +71.7%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Potassium +455.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Zinc +170.8%
Contains more Copper +42%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 15% 33% 4% 22% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +208.3%
Contains more Iron +71.7%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Potassium +455.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Zinc +170.8%
Contains more Copper +42%

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 +3185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +420%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +206.5%
Contains more Folate +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 2% 4% 0% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +3185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +420%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +206.5%
Contains more Folate +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Green bean Spätzle Opinion
Net carbs 4.27g 23.96g Spätzle
Protein 1.83g 4.54g Spätzle
Fats 0.22g 2.07g Spätzle
Carbs 6.97g 25.16g Spätzle
Calories 31kcal 138kcal Spätzle
Starch 0.88g g Green bean
Fructose 1.39g 0g Green bean
Sugar 3.26g 0.4g Spätzle
Fiber 2.7g 1.2g Green bean
Calcium 37mg 12mg Green bean
Iron 1.03mg 0.6mg Green bean
Magnesium 25mg 21mg Green bean
Phosphorus 38mg 76mg Spätzle
Potassium 211mg 38mg Green bean
Sodium 6mg 165mg Green bean
Zinc 0.24mg 0.65mg Spätzle
Copper 0.069mg 0.098mg Spätzle
Vitamin A 690IU 21IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41mg 0.17mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU IU Green bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Green bean
Vitamin C 12.2mg 0mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.03mg Green bean
Vitamin B2 0.104mg 0.02mg Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 0.4mg Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.263mg Spätzle
Vitamin B6 0.141mg 0.046mg Green bean
Folate 33µg 7µg Green bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Spätzle
Vitamin K 43µg 0µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.043mg Spätzle
Threonine 0.079mg 0.138mg Spätzle
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.19mg Spätzle
Leucine 0.112mg 0.365mg Spätzle
Lysine 0.088mg 0.137mg Spätzle
Methionine 0.022mg 0.086mg Spätzle
Phenylalanine 0.067mg 0.24mg Spätzle
Valine 0.09mg 0.22mg Spätzle
Histidine 0.034mg 0.121mg Spätzle
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Green bean
Trans Fat 0g 0.029g Green bean
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.419g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.581g Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.552g Spätzle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Green bean Spätzle
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
6
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
17
Green bean
19
Spätzle

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
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
25%
Spätzle
Fats
1%
Green bean
10%
Spätzle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 159mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.369g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Green bean
Green bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Spätzle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169762/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.