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

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Summary of differences between Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) and Pasta

  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has more Potassium, and Magnesium, however Pasta is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Vitamin B12.
  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) covers your daily need of Vitamin C 21% more than Pasta.
  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has 10 times more Potassium than Pasta. While Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has 240mg of Potassium, Pasta has only 24mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Yardlong bean, raw and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked.

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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 +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +900%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +142.6%
Contains more Zinc +51.4%
Contains more Copper +93.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 63
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 43% 13% 27% 3% 1% 16% 31%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +900%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +142.6%
Contains more Zinc +51.4%
Contains more Copper +93.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 63

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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Pasta
Contains more Vitamin A +4225%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +142%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 64
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 2% 0% 0% 0% 53% 35% 19% 11% 8% 48% 18% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +4225%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +142%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 64

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) Pasta
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Pasta Opinion
Net carbs 8.35g 24.93g Pasta
Protein 2.8g 5.15g Pasta
Fats 0.4g 1.05g Pasta
Carbs 8.35g 24.93g Pasta
Calories 47kcal 131kcal Pasta
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 50mg 6mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Iron 0.47mg 1.14mg Pasta
Magnesium 44mg 18mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Phosphorus 59mg 63mg Pasta
Potassium 240mg 24mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sodium 4mg 6mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 0.37mg 0.56mg Pasta
Copper 0.048mg 0.093mg Pasta
Vitamin A 865IU 20IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin D 0µg µg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin C 18.8mg 0mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.107mg 0.209mg Pasta
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.15mg Pasta
Vitamin B3 0.41mg 0.992mg Pasta
Vitamin B5 0.055mg 0.183mg Pasta
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.034mg Pasta
Folate 62µg 64µg Pasta
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.14µg Pasta
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.032mg 0.065mg Pasta
Threonine 0.104mg 0.134mg Pasta
Isoleucine 0.15mg 0.197mg Pasta
Leucine 0.2mg 0.348mg Pasta
Lysine 0.184mg 0.097mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Methionine 0.04mg 0.079mg Pasta
Phenylalanine 0.154mg 0.247mg Pasta
Valine 0.162mg 0.217mg Pasta
Histidine 0.09mg 0.103mg Pasta
Cholesterol 0mg 33mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Trans Fat 0g g Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.105g 0.15g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.124g Pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.429g Pasta

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Pasta
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)
16
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
17
Pasta

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)
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
25%
Pasta
Fats
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
5%
Pasta

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pasta
Pasta is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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. Pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169728/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.