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

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 +4019%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 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% 4% 0% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +4019%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Spätzle Opinion
Net carbs 8.35g 23.96g Spätzle
Protein 2.8g 4.54g Spätzle
Fats 0.4g 2.07g Spätzle
Carbs 8.35g 25.16g Spätzle
Calories 47kcal 138kcal Spätzle
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Spätzle
Sugar g 0.4g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber g 1.2g Spätzle
Calcium 50mg 12mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Iron 0.47mg 0.6mg Spätzle
Magnesium 44mg 21mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Phosphorus 59mg 76mg Spätzle
Potassium 240mg 38mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sodium 4mg 165mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 0.37mg 0.65mg Spätzle
Copper 0.048mg 0.098mg Spätzle
Vitamin A 865IU 21IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Spätzle
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 0.03mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.02mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.41mg 0.4mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B5 0.055mg 0.263mg Spätzle
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.046mg Spätzle
Folate 62µg 7µg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Spätzle
Vitamin K µg 0µg Spätzle
Tryptophan 0.032mg 0.043mg Spätzle
Threonine 0.104mg 0.138mg Spätzle
Isoleucine 0.15mg 0.19mg Spätzle
Leucine 0.2mg 0.365mg Spätzle
Lysine 0.184mg 0.137mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Methionine 0.04mg 0.086mg Spätzle
Phenylalanine 0.154mg 0.24mg Spätzle
Valine 0.162mg 0.22mg Spätzle
Histidine 0.09mg 0.121mg Spätzle
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Trans Fat 0g 0.029g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Saturated Fat 0.105g 0.419g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.581g Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.552g Spätzle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Spätzle
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)
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

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 Cholesterol?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
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.

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.