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Soybean meal vs Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Soybean meal and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) different?

  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Folate, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Vitamin B6 than Soybean meal.
  • Soybean meal covers your daily need of Copper 217% more than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean).
  • Soybean meal has 29 times more Iron than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). Soybean meal has 13.7mg of Iron, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has 0.47mg.

Soy meal, defatted, raw and Yardlong bean, raw types were used 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 Calcium +388%
Contains more Iron +2814.9%
Contains more Magnesium +595.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1088.1%
Contains more Potassium +937.5%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +1267.6%
Contains more Copper +4066.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Contains more Calcium +388%
Contains more Iron +2814.9%
Contains more Magnesium +595.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1088.1%
Contains more Potassium +937.5%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +1267.6%
Contains more Copper +4066.7%

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 B1 +545.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +531%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3492.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2270.8%
Contains more Folate +388.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2062.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 173% 58% 49% 119% 132% 228% 0% 0%
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 B1 +545.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +531%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3492.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2270.8%
Contains more Folate +388.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2062.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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.
Soybean meal Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 8.35g Soybean meal
Protein 49.2g 2.8g Soybean meal
Fats 2.39g 0.4g Soybean meal
Carbs 35.89g 8.35g Soybean meal
Calories 337kcal 47kcal Soybean meal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 244mg 50mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 0.47mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 44mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 59mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 240mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 4mg Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06mg 0.37mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.048mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40IU 865IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 18.8mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.691mg 0.107mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.11mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 0.41mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 0.055mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0.024mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg 62µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.653mg 0.032mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg 0.104mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg 0.15mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg 0.2mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg 0.184mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg 0.04mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg 0.154mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg 0.162mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg 0.09mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.268g 0.105g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 0.036g Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 0.169g Soybean meal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soybean meal 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
63
Soybean meal
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
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
295%
Soybean meal
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.163g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 ($)

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. Soybean meal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172445/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.