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Green bean vs Spaghetti - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Green bean and Spaghetti

  • Green bean has more Vitamin B6, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1, while Spaghetti has more Selenium, Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Spaghetti covers your daily need of Selenium 47% more than Green bean.
  • Green bean contains 5 times more Vitamin B2 than Spaghetti. While Green bean contains 0.104mg of Vitamin B2, Spaghetti contains only 0.02mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beans, snap, green, raw and Pasta, cooked, unenriched, without 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 +428.6%
Contains more Iron +106%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +379.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +44.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 19% 13% 25% 4% 1% 14% 34%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Iron +106%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +379.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +44.9%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +310%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +420%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +187.8%
Contains more Folate +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 2% 0% 0% 5% 5% 8% 7% 12% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +310%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +420%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +187.8%
Contains more Folate +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Green bean Spaghetti Opinion
Net carbs 4.27g 29.06g Spaghetti
Protein 1.83g 5.8g Spaghetti
Fats 0.22g 0.93g Spaghetti
Carbs 6.97g 30.86g Spaghetti
Calories 31kcal 158kcal Spaghetti
Starch 0.88g 26.01g Spaghetti
Fructose 1.39g 0.03g Green bean
Sugar 3.26g 0.56g Spaghetti
Fiber 2.7g 1.8g Green bean
Calcium 37mg 7mg Green bean
Iron 1.03mg 0.5mg Green bean
Magnesium 25mg 18mg Green bean
Phosphorus 38mg 58mg Spaghetti
Potassium 211mg 44mg Green bean
Sodium 6mg 1mg Spaghetti
Zinc 0.24mg 0.51mg Spaghetti
Copper 0.069mg 0.1mg Spaghetti
Vitamin A 690IU 0IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41mg 0.06mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12.2mg 0mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.02mg Green bean
Vitamin B2 0.104mg 0.02mg Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 0.4mg Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.112mg Green bean
Vitamin B6 0.141mg 0.049mg Green bean
Folate 33µg 7µg Green bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 43µg 0µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.083mg Spaghetti
Threonine 0.079mg 0.206mg Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.228mg Spaghetti
Leucine 0.112mg 0.44mg Spaghetti
Lysine 0.088mg 0.133mg Spaghetti
Methionine 0.022mg 0.065mg Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.067mg 0.297mg Spaghetti
Valine 0.09mg 0.262mg Spaghetti
Histidine 0.034mg 0.132mg Spaghetti
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.176g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.131g Spaghetti
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.326g Spaghetti

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Green bean Spaghetti
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
3
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
17
Green bean
14
Spaghetti

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
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
1%
Green bean
4%
Spaghetti

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.126g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Green bean
Green bean is relatively richer in vitamins
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 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. Spaghetti - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168928/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.