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Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) vs Black turtle bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) and Black turtle bean

  • Black turtle bean is higher than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) in Copper, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Potassium, Manganese, Magnesium, Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
  • Black turtle bean covers your daily Copper needs 106% more than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean).

Food varieties used in this article are Yardlong bean, raw and Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, 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
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Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Iron +1751.1%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Potassium +525%
Contains more Magnesium +263.6%
Contains more Copper +1983.3%
Contains more Zinc +494.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +645.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 327% 48% 133% 115% 334% 60% 189% 2%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Iron +1751.1%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Potassium +525%
Contains more Magnesium +263.6%
Contains more Copper +1983.3%
Contains more Zinc +494.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +645.8%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +4988.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +741.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +376.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1534.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1091.7%
Contains more Folate +616.1%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 5% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 0% 14% 334%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +4988.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +741.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +376.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1534.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1091.7%
Contains more Folate +616.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
65
Black turtle bean
Mineral Summary Score
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
150
Black turtle 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 the food
Protein
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
128%
Black turtle bean
Carbohydrates
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
63%
Black turtle bean
Fats
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
4%
Black turtle bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Black turtle bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Black turtle 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 contains less Sugars?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sugars (difference - 2.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.127g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean 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

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Black turtle bean Opinion
Calories 47 339 Black turtle bean
Protein 2.8 21.25 Black turtle bean
Fats 0.4 0.9 Black turtle bean
Vitamin C 18.8 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 8.35 63.25 Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 8.7 Black turtle bean
Calcium 50 160 Black turtle bean
Potassium 240 1500 Black turtle bean
Magnesium 44 160 Black turtle bean
Sugars 2.12 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 15.5 Black turtle bean
Copper 0.048 1 Black turtle bean
Zinc 0.37 2.2 Black turtle bean
Starch
Phosphorus 59 440 Black turtle bean
Sodium 4 9 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin A 865 17 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.21 Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.107 0.9 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.193 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 0.41 1.955 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B5 0.055 0.899 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.286 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 Black turtle bean
Folate 62 444 Black turtle bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.105 0.232 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.078 Black turtle bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.387 Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.032 0.252 Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.104 0.894 Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.15 0.938 Black turtle bean
Leucine 0.2 1.697 Black turtle bean
Lysine 0.184 1.459 Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.04 0.32 Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 0.154 1.149 Black turtle bean
Valine 0.162 1.112 Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.09 0.592 Black turtle bean
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/nutrients
  2. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.