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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
Contains more Iron +206.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Contains more Zinc +56.8%
Contains more Copper +168.8%
Contains more Calcium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 54% 25% 40% 29% 49% 16% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Contains more Iron +206.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.9%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Contains more Zinc +56.8%
Contains more Copper +168.8%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.7%
Contains more Folate +463.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 20% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 9% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 52% 0% 0% 63% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 47% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.7%
Contains more Folate +463.6%

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.
Refried beans Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Refried beans Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Net carbs 9.85g 8.35g Refried beans
Protein 4.98g 2.8g Refried beans
Fats 2.01g 0.4g Refried beans
Carbs 13.55g 8.35g Refried beans
Calories 90kcal 47kcal Refried beans
Starch 7.43g g Refried beans
Fructose 0g g Refried beans
Sugar 0.54g g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 3.7g g Refried beans
Calcium 29mg 50mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Iron 1.44mg 0.47mg Refried beans
Magnesium 35mg 44mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Phosphorus 92mg 59mg Refried beans
Potassium 319mg 240mg Refried beans
Sodium 370mg 4mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 0.58mg 0.37mg Refried beans
Copper 0.129mg 0.048mg Refried beans
Vitamin A 0IU 865IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.09mg mg Refried beans
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6mg 18.8mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 0.107mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B2 0.079mg 0.11mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 0.41mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B5 0.189mg 0.055mg Refried beans
Vitamin B6 0.103mg 0.024mg Refried beans
Folate 11µg 62µg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg µg Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.065mg 0.032mg Refried beans
Threonine 0.231mg 0.104mg Refried beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.15mg Refried beans
Leucine 0.438mg 0.2mg Refried beans
Lysine 0.377mg 0.184mg Refried beans
Methionine 0.083mg 0.04mg Refried beans
Phenylalanine 0.297mg 0.154mg Refried beans
Valine 0.287mg 0.162mg Refried beans
Histidine 153mg 0.09mg Refried beans
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.016g 0g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Saturated Fat 0.631g 0.105g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601g 0.036g Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543g 0.169g Refried beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Refried beans Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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
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 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

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.