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Cornmeal vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cornmeal and Green bean

  • Cornmeal has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Phosphorus, however Green bean has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Cornmeal is 44% higher.
  • Green bean has 18 times less Selenium than Cornmeal. Cornmeal has 10.5µg of Selenium, while Green bean has 0.6µg.

Food types used in this article are Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow 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
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Contains more Iron +323.3%
Contains more Magnesium +28%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +160.5%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.069
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +323.3%
Contains more Magnesium +28%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +160.5%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.069

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 B1 +572%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +576.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.1%
Contains more Folate +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +222.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 13% 3% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 0% 0% 157%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +572%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +576.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.1%
Contains more Folate +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +222.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225

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
46
Cornmeal
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
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
43%
Cornmeal
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
7%
Green bean
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
1%
Green bean

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

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Cornmeal Green bean
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 contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cornmeal Green bean Opinion
Calories 370 31 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 1.83 Cornmeal
Fats 1.75 0.22 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 79.45 6.97 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 1.03 Cornmeal
Calcium 3 37 Green bean
Potassium 142 211 Green bean
Magnesium 32 25 Cornmeal
Sugar 1.61 3.26 Cornmeal
Fiber 3.9 2.7 Cornmeal
Copper 0.076 0.069 Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66 0.24 Cornmeal
Starch 73.3 0.88 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 38 Cornmeal
Sodium 7 6 Green bean
Vitamin A 214 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.12 0.41 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.082 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.104 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 0.734 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.225 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.141 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 43 Green bean
Folate 209 33 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.22 0.05 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 0.01 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 0.113 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038 0.019 Cornmeal
Threonine 0.172 0.079 Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.242 0.066 Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006 0.112 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105 0.088 Cornmeal
Methionine 0.162 0.022 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366 0.067 Cornmeal
Valine 0.337 0.09 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172 0.034 Cornmeal
Fructose 0.17 1.39 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. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/nutrients
  2. 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.