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

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Differences between Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) and Green bean

  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has more Vitamin C, and Folate, while Green bean has more Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Green bean contains 2 times less Folate than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 62µg of Folate, while Green bean contains 33µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Yardlong bean, raw and Beans, snap, green, 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
Contains more Calcium +35.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.3%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +54.2%
Contains more Iron +119.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Contains more Calcium +35.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.3%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +54.2%
Contains more Iron +119.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%

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 A +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.5%
Contains more Folate +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +487.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.104
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 42% 9% 0% 41% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 25% 0% 108%
Contains more Vitamin A +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.5%
Contains more Folate +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +487.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.104

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.
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) 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 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 8.35g 4.27g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Protein 2.8g 1.83g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats 0.4g 0.22g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 8.35g 6.97g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Calories 47kcal 31kcal Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Starch g 0.88g Green bean
Fructose g 1.39g Green bean
Sugar g 3.26g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber g 2.7g Green bean
Calcium 50mg 37mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Iron 0.47mg 1.03mg Green bean
Magnesium 44mg 25mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Phosphorus 59mg 38mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Potassium 240mg 211mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sodium 4mg 6mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 0.37mg 0.24mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Copper 0.048mg 0.069mg Green bean
Vitamin A 865IU 690IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E mg 0.41mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18.8mg 12.2mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.107mg 0.082mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.104mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.41mg 0.734mg Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.055mg 0.225mg Green bean
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.141mg Green bean
Folate 62µg 33µg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 43µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.032mg 0.019mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Threonine 0.104mg 0.079mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Isoleucine 0.15mg 0.066mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Leucine 0.2mg 0.112mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lysine 0.184mg 0.088mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Methionine 0.04mg 0.022mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Phenylalanine 0.154mg 0.067mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Valine 0.162mg 0.09mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Histidine 0.09mg 0.034mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.105g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.01g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.113g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Green 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
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
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
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
7%
Green bean
Fats
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.055g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
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. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/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.