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

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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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Pasta
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +900%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +142.6%
Contains more Copper +93.8%
Contains more Zinc +51.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 63
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +900%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +142.6%
Contains more Copper +93.8%
Contains more Zinc +51.4%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +4225%
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 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Folate, total - 64
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +4225%
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 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Folate, total - 64

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)
15
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
14
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
10
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 the 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 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) Pasta
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Pasta
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 Cholesterol?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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 - 3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pasta
Pasta is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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) Pasta Opinion
Calories 47 131 Pasta
Protein 2.8 5.15 Pasta
Fats 0.4 1.05 Pasta
Vitamin C 18.8 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 8.35 24.93 Pasta
Cholesterol 0 33 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin D 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Iron 0.47 1.14 Pasta
Calcium 50 6 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Potassium 240 24 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Magnesium 44 18 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sugars
Fiber
Copper 0.048 0.093 Pasta
Zinc 0.37 0.56 Pasta
Starch
Phosphorus 59 63 Pasta
Sodium 4 6 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin A 865 20 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.107 0.209 Pasta
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.15 Pasta
Vitamin B3 0.41 0.992 Pasta
Vitamin B5 0.055 0.183 Pasta
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.034 Pasta
Vitamin B12 0 0.14 Pasta
Vitamin K
Folate, total 62 64 Pasta
Folic acid (B9) 0 57 Pasta
Trans Fat 0 Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.105 0.15 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.124 Pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.429 Pasta
Tryptophan 0.032 0.065 Pasta
Threonine 0.104 0.134 Pasta
Isoleucine 0.15 0.197 Pasta
Leucine 0.2 0.348 Pasta
Lysine 0.184 0.097 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Methionine 0.04 0.079 Pasta
Phenylalanine 0.154 0.247 Pasta
Valine 0.162 0.217 Pasta
Histidine 0.09 0.103 Pasta
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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 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. Pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169728/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.