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

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What are the differences between Soybean and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)?

  • The amount of Iron, Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Potassium, and Zinc in Soybean is higher than in Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean).
  • Soybean's daily need coverage for Iron is 190% more.
  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 35 times less Copper than Soybean. Soybean contains 1.658mg of Copper, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 0.048mg.

We used Soybeans, mature seeds, raw and Yardlong bean, 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 Calcium +454%
Contains more Iron +3240.4%
Contains more Magnesium +536.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1093.2%
Contains more Potassium +648.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +1221.6%
Contains more Copper +3354.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 84% 589% 200% 302% 159% 1% 134% 553%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Contains more Calcium +454%
Contains more Iron +3240.4%
Contains more Magnesium +536.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1093.2%
Contains more Potassium +648.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +1221.6%
Contains more Copper +3354.2%

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 +716.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1341.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1470.8%
Contains more Folate +504.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3831.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +213.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 17% 0% 20% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 282% 0% 118%
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 +716.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1341.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1470.8%
Contains more Folate +504.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3831.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +213.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Net carbs 20.86g 8.35g Soybean
Protein 36.49g 2.8g Soybean
Fats 19.94g 0.4g Soybean
Carbs 30.16g 8.35g Soybean
Calories 446kcal 47kcal Soybean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.33g g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 9.3g g Soybean
Calcium 277mg 50mg Soybean
Iron 15.7mg 0.47mg Soybean
Magnesium 280mg 44mg Soybean
Phosphorus 704mg 59mg Soybean
Potassium 1797mg 240mg Soybean
Sodium 2mg 4mg Soybean
Zinc 4.89mg 0.37mg Soybean
Copper 1.658mg 0.048mg Soybean
Vitamin A 22IU 865IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.85mg mg Soybean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6mg 18.8mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.874mg 0.107mg Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87mg 0.11mg Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623mg 0.41mg Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.793mg 0.055mg Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.377mg 0.024mg Soybean
Folate 375µg 62µg Soybean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg µg Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591mg 0.032mg Soybean
Threonine 1.766mg 0.104mg Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971mg 0.15mg Soybean
Leucine 3.309mg 0.2mg Soybean
Lysine 2.706mg 0.184mg Soybean
Methionine 0.547mg 0.04mg Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122mg 0.154mg Soybean
Valine 2.029mg 0.162mg Soybean
Histidine 1.097mg 0.09mg Soybean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.884g 0.105g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404g 0.036g Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255g 0.169g Soybean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Soybean 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
85
Soybean
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
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
219%
Soybean
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
92%
Soybean
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 - 7.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.779g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/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.