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Green bean vs. Vine spinach (basella) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Green bean and Vine spinach (basella)

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, Calcium, and Copper in Vine spinach (basella) is higher than in Green bean.
  • Vine spinach (basella) covers your daily Vitamin C needs 103% more than Green bean.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beans, snap, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Vinespinach, (basella), 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Calcium +147.7%
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +261.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.3%
Contains more Potassium +249.3%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Copper +87.7%
Contains more Manganese +157.9%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 24% 13% 12% 13% 0.13% 6.8% 19% 37% 1.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 45% 46% 22% 45% 3.1% 12% 36% 96% 4.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Calcium +147.7%
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +261.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.3%
Contains more Potassium +249.3%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Copper +87.7%
Contains more Manganese +157.9%
Contains more Selenium +300%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1163.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +951.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.6%
Contains more Folate +324.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 38% 9.2% 0% 32% 19% 22% 12% 4.4% 13% 25% 0% 9.2% 120%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 480% 0% 0% 340% 13% 36% 9.4% 3.2% 55% 105% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1163.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +951.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.6%
Contains more Folate +324.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +131.8%
Contains more Other +91.8%
Equal in Protein - 1.8
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 93.1
2% 8% 89%
Protein: 1.89 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 7.88 g
Water: 89.22 g
Other: 0.73 g
2% 3% 93%
Protein: 1.8 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 3.4 g
Water: 93.1 g
Other: 1.4 g
Contains more Carbs +131.8%
Contains more Other +91.8%
Equal in Protein - 1.8
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 93.1

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Green bean Vine spinach (basella)
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Green bean Vine spinach (basella) Opinion
Net carbs 4.68g 3.4g Green bean
Protein 1.89g 1.8g Green bean
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Vine spinach (basella)
Carbs 7.88g 3.4g Green bean
Calories 35kcal 19kcal Green bean
Sugar 3.63g Vine spinach (basella)
Fiber 3.2g Green bean
Calcium 44mg 109mg Vine spinach (basella)
Iron 0.65mg 1.2mg Vine spinach (basella)
Magnesium 18mg 65mg Vine spinach (basella)
Phosphorus 29mg 52mg Vine spinach (basella)
Potassium 146mg 510mg Vine spinach (basella)
Sodium 1mg 24mg Green bean
Zinc 0.25mg 0.43mg Vine spinach (basella)
Copper 0.057mg 0.107mg Vine spinach (basella)
Manganese 0.285mg 0.735mg Vine spinach (basella)
Selenium 0.2µg 0.8µg Vine spinach (basella)
Vitamin A 633IU 8000IU Vine spinach (basella)
Vitamin A RAE 32µg 400µg Vine spinach (basella)
Vitamin E 0.46mg Green bean
Vitamin C 9.7mg 102mg Vine spinach (basella)
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.05mg Green bean
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.155mg Vine spinach (basella)
Vitamin B3 0.614mg 0.5mg Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.074mg 0.053mg Green bean
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.24mg Vine spinach (basella)
Folate 33µg 140µg Vine spinach (basella)
Choline 16.9mg Green bean
Vitamin K 47.9µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.028mg Vine spinach (basella)
Threonine 0.082mg 0.055mg Green bean
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.053mg Green bean
Leucine 0.116mg 0.101mg Green bean
Lysine 0.091mg 0.086mg Green bean
Methionine 0.023mg 0.019mg Green bean
Phenylalanine 0.069mg 0.085mg Vine spinach (basella)
Valine 0.093mg 0.065mg Green bean
Histidine 0.035mg 0.039mg Vine spinach (basella)
Saturated Fat 0.064g Vine spinach (basella)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g Green bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g Green bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Green bean Vine spinach (basella)
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Green bean
80%
Vine spinach (basella)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Green bean
34%
Vine spinach (basella)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vine spinach (basella)
Vine spinach (basella) is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.63g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vine spinach (basella)
Vine spinach (basella) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vine spinach (basella)
Vine spinach (basella) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Vine spinach (basella)
Vine spinach (basella) is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Vine spinach (basella)
Vine spinach (basella) is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169141/nutrients
  2. Vine spinach (basella) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170474/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.