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Rice vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rice and Green bean?

  • Rice is higher in Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Folate, yet Green bean is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Green bean's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 36% more.
  • Rice has 13 times more Selenium than Green bean. While Rice has 7.5µg of Selenium, Green bean has only 0.6µg.

We used Rice, white, long-grain, regular, enriched, cooked and Beans, snap, green, raw types in this article.

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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 +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +502.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.069
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 3% 4% 9% 24% 14% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +502.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
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
Rice
4
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.3%
Contains more Folate +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +925%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 41% 3% 28% 24% 22% 0% 0% 44%
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 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.3%
Contains more Folate +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +925%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rice Green bean Opinion
Calories 130kcal 31kcal Rice
Protein 2.69g 1.83g Rice
Fats 0.28g 0.22g Rice
Vitamin C 0mg 12.2mg Green bean
Net carbs 27.77g 4.27g Rice
Carbs 28.17g 6.97g Rice
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.2mg 1.03mg Rice
Calcium 10mg 37mg Green bean
Potassium 35mg 211mg Green bean
Magnesium 12mg 25mg Green bean
Sugar 0.05g 3.26g Rice
Fiber 0.4g 2.7g Green bean
Copper 0.069mg 0.069mg
Zinc 0.49mg 0.24mg Rice
Starch g 0.88g Green bean
Phosphorus 43mg 38mg Rice
Sodium 1mg 6mg Rice
Vitamin A 0IU 690IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.41mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.163mg 0.082mg Rice
Vitamin B2 0.013mg 0.104mg Green bean
Vitamin B3 1.476mg 0.734mg Rice
Vitamin B5 0.39mg 0.225mg Rice
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.141mg Green bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 43µg Green bean
Folate 58µg 33µg Rice
Trans Fat g 0g Rice
Saturated Fat 0.077g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.01g Rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.113g Green bean
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.019mg Rice
Threonine 0.096mg 0.079mg Rice
Isoleucine 0.116mg 0.066mg Rice
Leucine 0.222mg 0.112mg Rice
Lysine 0.097mg 0.088mg Rice
Methionine 0.063mg 0.022mg Rice
Phenylalanine 0.144mg 0.067mg Rice
Valine 0.164mg 0.09mg Rice
Histidine 0.063mg 0.034mg Rice
Fructose g 1.39g Green bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rice Green bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
13
Rice
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rice
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
16%
Rice
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
28%
Rice
7%
Green bean
Fats
1%
Rice
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rice
Rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice
Rice contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rice
Rice is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168878/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.