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Beetroot vs. Yardlong beans — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Beetroot and Yardlong beans

  • Beetroot is richer in Folate, and Manganese, while Yardlong beans is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Beetroot covers your daily Folate needs 16% more than Yardlong beans.
  • Beetroot has 2 times more Manganese than Yardlong beans. Beetroot has 0.329mg of Manganese, while Yardlong beans has 0.201mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beets, raw and Yardlong bean, cooked, boiled, drained, without 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +12.1%
Contains more Copper +59.6%
Contains more Manganese +63.7%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Selenium +114.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.36
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25% 43% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 37% 30% 25% 26% 1% 10% 16% 27% 9%
Contains more Potassium +12.1%
Contains more Copper +59.6%
Contains more Manganese +63.7%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Selenium +114.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.36

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 B5 +203.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +179.2%
Contains more Folate +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1263.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +230.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 4% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 27% 0% 0% 54% 22% 23% 12% 4% 6% 34% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +203.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +179.2%
Contains more Folate +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1263.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +230.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Other +50%
Contains more Protein +57.1%
Equal in Carbs - 9.18
Equal in Water - 87.47
10% 88%
Protein: 1.61 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 9.56 g
Water: 87.58 g
Other: 1.08 g
3% 9% 87%
Protein: 2.53 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 9.18 g
Water: 87.47 g
Other: 0.72 g
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Other +50%
Contains more Protein +57.1%
Equal in Carbs - 9.18
Equal in Water - 87.47

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +255.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +42.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.026
23% 27% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.06 g
34% 12% 55%
Saturated Fat: 0.026 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.009 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.042 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +255.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +42.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.026

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Beetroot Yardlong beans
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Yardlong beans Opinion
Net carbs 6.76g 9.18g Yardlong beans
Protein 1.61g 2.53g Yardlong beans
Fats 0.17g 0.1g Beetroot
Carbs 9.56g 9.18g Beetroot
Calories 43kcal 47kcal Yardlong beans
Sugar 6.76g Yardlong beans
Fiber 2.8g Beetroot
Calcium 16mg 44mg Yardlong beans
Iron 0.8mg 0.98mg Yardlong beans
Magnesium 23mg 42mg Yardlong beans
Phosphorus 40mg 57mg Yardlong beans
Potassium 325mg 290mg Beetroot
Sodium 78mg 4mg Yardlong beans
Zinc 0.35mg 0.36mg Yardlong beans
Copper 0.075mg 0.047mg Beetroot
Manganese 0.329mg 0.201mg Beetroot
Selenium 0.7µg 1.5µg Yardlong beans
Vitamin A 33IU 450IU Yardlong beans
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 23µg Yardlong beans
Vitamin E 0.04mg Beetroot
Vitamin C 4.9mg 16.2mg Yardlong beans
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.085mg Yardlong beans
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.099mg Yardlong beans
Vitamin B3 0.334mg 0.63mg Yardlong beans
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.051mg Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.024mg Beetroot
Folate 109µg 45µg Beetroot
Choline 6mg Beetroot
Vitamin K 0.2µg Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.029mg Yardlong beans
Threonine 0.047mg 0.094mg Yardlong beans
Isoleucine 0.048mg 0.135mg Yardlong beans
Leucine 0.068mg 0.18mg Yardlong beans
Lysine 0.058mg 0.166mg Yardlong beans
Methionine 0.018mg 0.036mg Yardlong beans
Phenylalanine 0.046mg 0.139mg Yardlong beans
Valine 0.056mg 0.146mg Yardlong beans
Histidine 0.021mg 0.082mg Yardlong beans
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.026g Yardlong beans
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.009g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06g 0.042g Beetroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Beetroot Yardlong beans
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
12%
Beetroot
14%
Yardlong beans
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Beetroot
19%
Yardlong beans

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong beans
Yardlong beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong beans
Yardlong beans contains less Sodium (difference - 74mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong beans
Yardlong beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong beans
Yardlong beans is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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.
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. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/nutrients
  2. Yardlong beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169223/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.