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

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A recap on differences between Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) and Chickpea

  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is higher in Vitamin C, yet Chickpea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Chickpea covers your daily Manganese needs 917% more than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean).
  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 5 times more Vitamin C than Chickpea. While Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 18.8mg of Vitamin C, Chickpea contains only 4mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Yardlong bean, raw and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), 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
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +14%
Contains more Iron +817%
Contains more Magnesium +79.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +327.1%
Contains more Potassium +199.2%
Contains more Zinc +645.9%
Contains more Copper +1266.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 162% 57% 108% 64% 4% 76% 219%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +14%
Contains more Iron +817%
Contains more Magnesium +79.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +327.1%
Contains more Potassium +199.2%
Contains more Zinc +645.9%
Contains more Copper +1266.7%

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 A +1191%
Contains more Vitamin C +370%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +345.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2787.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2129.2%
Contains more Folate +798.4%
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 5% 17% 0% 14% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 418% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin A +1191%
Contains more Vitamin C +370%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +345.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2787.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2129.2%
Contains more Folate +798.4%

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) Chickpea
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Chickpea Opinion
Net carbs 8.35g 50.75g Chickpea
Protein 2.8g 20.47g Chickpea
Fats 0.4g 6.04g Chickpea
Carbs 8.35g 62.95g Chickpea
Calories 47kcal 378kcal Chickpea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 10.7g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber g 12.2g Chickpea
Calcium 50mg 57mg Chickpea
Iron 0.47mg 4.31mg Chickpea
Magnesium 44mg 79mg Chickpea
Phosphorus 59mg 252mg Chickpea
Potassium 240mg 718mg Chickpea
Sodium 4mg 24mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 0.37mg 2.76mg Chickpea
Copper 0.048mg 0.656mg Chickpea
Vitamin A 865IU 67IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E mg 0.82mg Chickpea
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18.8mg 4mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.107mg 0.477mg Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.212mg Chickpea
Vitamin B3 0.41mg 1.541mg Chickpea
Vitamin B5 0.055mg 1.588mg Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.535mg Chickpea
Folate 62µg 557µg Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 9µg Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.032mg 0.2mg Chickpea
Threonine 0.104mg 0.766mg Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.15mg 0.882mg Chickpea
Leucine 0.2mg 1.465mg Chickpea
Lysine 0.184mg 1.377mg Chickpea
Methionine 0.04mg 0.27mg Chickpea
Phenylalanine 0.154mg 1.103mg Chickpea
Valine 0.162mg 0.865mg Chickpea
Histidine 0.09mg 0.566mg Chickpea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.105g 0.603g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 1.377g Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 2.731g Chickpea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Chickpea
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)
74
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
88
Chickpea

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)
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
63%
Chickpea
Fats
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
28%
Chickpea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.498g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea 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. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/nutrients
  2. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.