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

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Significant differences between Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) and Spaghetti

  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has more Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Potassium, however Spaghetti is richer in Selenium, Vitamin C, Copper, and Manganese.
  • Spaghetti covers your daily Selenium needs 45% more than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean).
  • Spaghetti has 9 times less Folate than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has 62µg of Folate, while Spaghetti has 7µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Yardlong bean, raw and Pasta, cooked, unenriched, without added salt.

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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 +614.3%
Contains more Potassium +445.5%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Copper +108.3%
Contains more Zinc +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Iron - 0.5
Equal in Phosphorus - 58
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 3% 4% 13% 34% 14% 25% 1%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains more Potassium +445.5%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Copper +108.3%
Contains more Zinc +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Iron - 0.5
Equal in Phosphorus - 58

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Folate +785.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.2%
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% 0% 2% 0% 5% 5% 8% 7% 12% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Folate +785.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.2%
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)
3
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
14
Spaghetti

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)
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
4%
Spaghetti

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

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Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Spaghetti
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.071g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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) Spaghetti Opinion
Calories 47 158 Spaghetti
Protein 2.8 5.8 Spaghetti
Fats 0.4 0.93 Spaghetti
Vitamin C 18.8 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 8.35 30.86 Spaghetti
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 0.5 Spaghetti
Calcium 50 7 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Potassium 240 44 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Magnesium 44 18 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sugar 0.56 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 1.8 Spaghetti
Copper 0.048 0.1 Spaghetti
Zinc 0.37 0.51 Spaghetti
Starch 26.01 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 59 58 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Sodium 4 1 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 865 0 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.06 Spaghetti
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.107 0.02 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 0.112 Spaghetti
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.049 Spaghetti
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Spaghetti
Folate 62 7 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.105 0.176 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.131 Spaghetti
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.326 Spaghetti
Tryptophan 0.032 0.083 Spaghetti
Threonine 0.104 0.206 Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.15 0.228 Spaghetti
Leucine 0.2 0.44 Spaghetti
Lysine 0.184 0.133 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Methionine 0.04 0.065 Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.154 0.297 Spaghetti
Valine 0.162 0.262 Spaghetti
Histidine 0.09 0.132 Spaghetti
Fructose 0.03 Spaghetti

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. Spaghetti - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168928/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.