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

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How are Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) and Spätzle different?

  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is higher in Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Magnesium, however Spätzle is richer in Selenium, Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Spätzle is 41% higher.
  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 9 times more Folate than Spätzle. While Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 62µg of Folate, Spätzle contains only 7µg.
  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has less Sodium.

Yardlong bean, raw and Noodles, egg, cooked, unenriched, with added salt are the varieties used in this article.

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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 more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Potassium +531.6%
Contains more Magnesium +109.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Iron +27.7%
Contains more Copper +104.2%
Contains more Zinc +75.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 22%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Potassium +531.6%
Contains more Magnesium +109.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Iron +27.7%
Contains more Copper +104.2%
Contains more Zinc +75.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%

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 +4019%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +256.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Folate +785.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +378.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
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% 4% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 12% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +4019%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +256.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Folate +785.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +378.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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)
6
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
19
Spätzle

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)
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
25%
Spätzle
Fats
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
10%
Spätzle

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

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Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Spätzle
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 - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 161mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.314g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Spätzle Opinion
Calories 47 138 Spätzle
Protein 2.8 4.54 Spätzle
Fats 0.4 2.07 Spätzle
Vitamin C 18.8 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 8.35 25.16 Spätzle
Cholesterol 0 29 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin D 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Iron 0.47 0.6 Spätzle
Calcium 50 12 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Potassium 240 38 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Magnesium 44 21 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sugar 0.4 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 1.2 Spätzle
Copper 0.048 0.098 Spätzle
Zinc 0.37 0.65 Spätzle
Starch
Phosphorus 59 76 Spätzle
Sodium 4 165 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin A 865 21 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.17 Spätzle
Vitamin D 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.107 0.03 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.02 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.41 0.4 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B5 0.055 0.263 Spätzle
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.046 Spätzle
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Spätzle
Vitamin K 0 Spätzle
Folate 62 7 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Trans Fat 0 0.029 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Saturated Fat 0.105 0.419 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.581 Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.552 Spätzle
Tryptophan 0.032 0.043 Spätzle
Threonine 0.104 0.138 Spätzle
Isoleucine 0.15 0.19 Spätzle
Leucine 0.2 0.365 Spätzle
Lysine 0.184 0.137 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Methionine 0.04 0.086 Spätzle
Phenylalanine 0.154 0.24 Spätzle
Valine 0.162 0.22 Spätzle
Histidine 0.09 0.121 Spätzle
Fructose 0 Spätzle

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. Spätzle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169762/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.