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Porridge vs Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Porridge and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

  • Porridge has more Iron, however Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has more Vitamin C, Folate, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Porridge's daily need coverage for Iron is 41% more.
  • Porridge has 2 times more Calcium than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). Porridge has 87mg of Calcium, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has 50mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt and Yardlong bean, 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 +695.7%
Contains more Calcium +74%
Contains more Potassium +1400%
Contains more Magnesium +780%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Zinc +184.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +293.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 141% 27% 2% 4% 14% 4% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +695.7%
Contains more Calcium +74%
Contains more Potassium +1400%
Contains more Magnesium +780%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Zinc +184.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +293.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.6%
Contains more Folate +416.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 1% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 0% 1% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 63% 52% 0% 0% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 0% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.6%
Contains more Folate +416.7%

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
4
Porridge
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
24
Porridge
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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
9%
Porridge
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
11%
Porridge
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
1%
Porridge
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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.
Porridge Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Porridge Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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 is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Porridge Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Calories 50 47 Porridge
Protein 1.44 2.8 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats 0.21 0.4 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin C 0 18.8 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 10.52 8.35 Porridge
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.74 0.47 Porridge
Calcium 87 50 Porridge
Potassium 16 240 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Magnesium 5 44 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sugar 0.03 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 0.5 Porridge
Copper 0.04 0.048 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 0.13 0.37 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Starch
Phosphorus 15 59 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sodium 6 4 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin A 0 865 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.02 Porridge
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.107 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.11 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.52 0.41 Porridge
Vitamin B5 0.071 0.055 Porridge
Vitamin B6 0.013 0.024 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Porridge
Folate 12 62 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Trans Fat 0 Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.105 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.036 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114 0.169 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Tryptophan 0.02 0.032 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Threonine 0.045 0.104 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Isoleucine 0.063 0.15 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Leucine 0.11 0.2 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lysine 0.037 0.184 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Methionine 0.027 0.04 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Phenylalanine 0.078 0.154 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Valine 0.07 0.162 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Histidine 0.033 0.09 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fructose

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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/nutrients
  2. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/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.