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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
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Contains more Iron +106%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Potassium +379.5%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +44.9%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 3% 4% 13% 34% 14% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +106%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Potassium +379.5%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +44.9%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +583.3%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +371.4%
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 0% 0% 2% 0% 5% 5% 8% 7% 12% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +583.3%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +371.4%

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 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

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Green bean Spaghetti
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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