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Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) vs Sunflower seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) and Sunflower seed

  • Sunflower seed is higher than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) in Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Zinc.
  • Sunflower seed covers your daily Copper needs 195% more than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean).

Food varieties used in this article are Yardlong bean, raw and Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, dried.

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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 less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Iron +1017%
Contains more Calcium +56%
Contains more Potassium +168.8%
Contains more Magnesium +638.6%
Contains more Copper +3650%
Contains more Zinc +1251.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1018.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 24% 57% 233% 600% 137% 283% 2%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Iron +1017%
Contains more Calcium +56%
Contains more Potassium +168.8%
Contains more Magnesium +638.6%
Contains more Copper +3650%
Contains more Zinc +1251.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1018.6%

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 +1242.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1630%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1283.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1932.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1954.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5504.2%
Contains more Folate +266.1%
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 5% 3% 704% 0% 370% 82% 157% 68% 311% 0% 0% 171%
Contains more Vitamin C +1242.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1630%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1283.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1932.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1954.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5504.2%
Contains more Folate +266.1%

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)
156
Sunflower seed
Mineral Summary Score
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
191
Sunflower seed

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)
125%
Sunflower seed
Carbohydrates
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
20%
Sunflower seed
Fats
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
238%
Sunflower seed

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

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Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Sunflower seed
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 Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.35g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Sunflower seed Opinion
Calories 47 584 Sunflower seed
Protein 2.8 20.78 Sunflower seed
Fats 0.4 51.46 Sunflower seed
Vitamin C 18.8 1.4 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 8.35 20 Sunflower seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 5.25 Sunflower seed
Calcium 50 78 Sunflower seed
Potassium 240 645 Sunflower seed
Magnesium 44 325 Sunflower seed
Sugar 2.62 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 8.6 Sunflower seed
Copper 0.048 1.8 Sunflower seed
Zinc 0.37 5 Sunflower seed
Starch
Phosphorus 59 660 Sunflower seed
Sodium 4 9 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin A 865 50 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 35.17 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.107 1.48 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.355 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B3 0.41 8.335 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 0.055 1.13 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.024 1.345 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Sunflower seed
Folate 62 227 Sunflower seed
Trans Fat 0 Sunflower seed
Saturated Fat 0.105 4.455 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 18.528 Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 23.137 Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.032 0.348 Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.104 0.928 Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 0.15 1.139 Sunflower seed
Leucine 0.2 1.659 Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.184 0.937 Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.04 0.494 Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 0.154 1.169 Sunflower seed
Valine 0.162 1.315 Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.09 0.632 Sunflower seed
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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 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. Sunflower seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170562/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.