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Refried beans vs Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Refried beans and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

  • Refried beans have more Iron, Copper, Selenium and Vitamin B6, however Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) have more Vitamin C and Folate.
  • Refried beans' daily need coverage for Sodium is 16% more.
  • Refried beans have 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). Refried beans have 0.103mg of Vitamin B6, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has 0.024mg.
  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) 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
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Contains more Iron +206.4%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Contains more Copper +168.8%
Contains more Zinc +56.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Contains more Calcium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 54% 9% 29% 25% 43% 16% 40% 49%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +206.4%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Contains more Copper +168.8%
Contains more Zinc +56.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Contains more Calcium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%

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 B5 +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.7%
Contains more Folate +463.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 0% 2% 0% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 0% 6% 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 B5 +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.7%
Contains more Folate +463.6%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
10
Refried beans
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
33
Refried beans
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 the food
Protein
30%
Refried beans
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
9%
Refried beans
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Refried beans Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Refried beans 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 contains less Sugars?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sugars (difference - 0.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 366mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.526g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Refried beans
Refried beans 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Refried beans Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Calories 90 47 Refried beans
Protein 4.98 2.8 Refried beans
Fats 2.01 0.4 Refried beans
Vitamin C 6 18.8 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 13.55 8.35 Refried beans
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.44 0.47 Refried beans
Calcium 29 50 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Potassium 319 240 Refried beans
Magnesium 35 44 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sugars 0.54 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 3.7 Refried beans
Copper 0.129 0.048 Refried beans
Zinc 0.58 0.37 Refried beans
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 92 59 Refried beans
Sodium 370 4 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin A 0 865 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.09 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.107 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B2 0.079 0.11 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.41 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B5 0.189 0.055 Refried beans
Vitamin B6 0.103 0.024 Refried beans
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.1 Refried beans
Folate 11 62 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Trans Fat 0.016 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Saturated Fat 0.631 0.105 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601 0.036 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543 0.169 Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.065 0.032 Refried beans
Threonine 0.231 0.104 Refried beans
Isoleucine 0.242 0.15 Refried beans
Leucine 0.438 0.2 Refried beans
Lysine 0.377 0.184 Refried beans
Methionine 0.083 0.04 Refried beans
Phenylalanine 0.297 0.154 Refried beans
Valine 0.287 0.162 Refried beans
Histidine 153 0.09 Refried beans
Fructose 0 Refried beans

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Refried beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172438/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.