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Cereal vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cereal and Green bean

  • Cereal has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, and Vitamin C, however Green bean is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Cereal covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 517% more than Green bean.
  • Green bean has 133 times less Sodium than Cereal. Cereal has 795mg of Sodium, while Green bean has 6mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) and Beans, snap, green, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +3206.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.6%
Contains more Zinc +3066.7%
Contains more Copper +98.6%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +101%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Contains more Iron +3206.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.6%
Contains more Zinc +3066.7%
Contains more Copper +98.6%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +101%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%

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
Cereal
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +304.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +215.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7568.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3621.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3935.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4145.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +304.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +215.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7568.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3621.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3935.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4145.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225

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.
Cereal Green bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cereal Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 85.45g 4.27g Cereal
Protein 6.06g 1.83g Cereal
Fats 1.08g 0.22g Cereal
Carbs 86.85g 6.97g Cereal
Calories 378kcal 31kcal Cereal
Starch g 0.88g Green bean
Fructose 0.26g 1.39g Green bean
Sugar 10.35g 3.26g Green bean
Fiber 1.4g 2.7g Green bean
Calcium 10mg 37mg Green bean
Iron 34.06mg 1.03mg Cereal
Magnesium 19mg 25mg Green bean
Phosphorus 77mg 38mg Cereal
Potassium 105mg 211mg Green bean
Sodium 795mg 6mg Green bean
Zinc 7.6mg 0.24mg Cereal
Copper 0.137mg 0.069mg Cereal
Vitamin A 2792IU 690IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.41mg Green bean
Vitamin D IU 0IU Green bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Green bean
Vitamin C 38.5mg 12.2mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 6.288mg 0.082mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87mg 0.104mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62mg 0.734mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226mg 0.225mg Cereal
Vitamin B6 5.986mg 0.141mg Cereal
Folate µg 33µg Green bean
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Green bean
Vitamin K 0µg 43µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.019mg Cereal
Threonine 0.241mg 0.079mg Cereal
Isoleucine 0.26mg 0.066mg Cereal
Leucine 0.767mg 0.112mg Cereal
Lysine 0.113mg 0.088mg Cereal
Methionine 0.13mg 0.022mg Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365mg 0.067mg Cereal
Valine 0.344mg 0.09mg Cereal
Histidine 0.162mg 0.034mg Cereal
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cereal
Trans Fat g 0g Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.26g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204g 0.01g Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354g 0.113g Cereal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cereal Green bean
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
393
Cereal
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
212
Cereal
17
Green bean

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
36%
Cereal
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
7%
Green bean
Fats
5%
Cereal
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 789mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.21g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
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

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

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.