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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
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Contains more Iron +3240.4%
Contains more Calcium +454%
Contains more Potassium +648.8%
Contains more Magnesium +536.4%
Contains more Copper +3354.2%
Contains more Zinc +1221.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +1093.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 589% 84% 159% 200% 553% 134% 302% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +3240.4%
Contains more Calcium +454%
Contains more Potassium +648.8%
Contains more Magnesium +536.4%
Contains more Copper +3354.2%
Contains more Zinc +1221.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +1093.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soybean 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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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