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Nattō vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Nattō and Green bean

  • Nattō has more Iron, Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium, and Selenium, however Green bean is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Nattō covers your daily Iron needs 95% more than Green bean.
  • Green bean contains 15 times less Selenium than Nattō. Nattō contains 8.8µg of Selenium, while Green bean contains 0.6µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Natto 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 Calcium +486.5%
Contains more Iron +735%
Contains more Magnesium +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.9%
Contains more Potassium +245.5%
Contains more Zinc +1162.5%
Contains more Copper +866.7%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Contains more Calcium +486.5%
Contains more Iron +735%
Contains more Magnesium +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.9%
Contains more Potassium +245.5%
Contains more Zinc +1162.5%
Contains more Copper +866.7%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%

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
Nattō
3
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Folate +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +86.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 12.2
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.141
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
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 B1 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Folate +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +86.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 12.2
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.141

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nattō Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 7.28g 4.27g Nattō
Protein 19.4g 1.83g Nattō
Fats 11g 0.22g Nattō
Carbs 12.68g 6.97g Nattō
Calories 211kcal 31kcal Nattō
Starch g 0.88g Green bean
Fructose g 1.39g Green bean
Sugar 4.89g 3.26g Green bean
Fiber 5.4g 2.7g Nattō
Calcium 217mg 37mg Nattō
Iron 8.6mg 1.03mg Nattō
Magnesium 115mg 25mg Nattō
Phosphorus 174mg 38mg Nattō
Potassium 729mg 211mg Nattō
Sodium 7mg 6mg Green bean
Zinc 3.03mg 0.24mg Nattō
Copper 0.667mg 0.069mg Nattō
Vitamin A 0IU 690IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.41mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13mg 12.2mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.082mg Nattō
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.104mg Nattō
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.734mg Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.215mg 0.225mg Green bean
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.141mg Green bean
Folate 8µg 33µg Green bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.1µg 43µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.223mg 0.019mg Nattō
Threonine 0.813mg 0.079mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.066mg Nattō
Leucine 1.509mg 0.112mg Nattō
Lysine 1.145mg 0.088mg Nattō
Methionine 0.208mg 0.022mg Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 0.067mg Nattō
Valine 1.018mg 0.09mg Nattō
Histidine 0.512mg 0.034mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.591g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43g 0.01g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 0.113g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nattō 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
20
Nattō
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
114
Nattō
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
116%
Nattō
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
7%
Green bean
Fats
51%
Nattō
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.63g)
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 - 1.541g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Green bean
Green bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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)

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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.