Mayonnaise vs. Green Bean

Nutrition comparison of Mayonnaise and Green Bean


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of mayonnaise versus green bean (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in mayonnaise and green bean:

  • Green bean has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Green bean has signficantly more calcium than mayonnaise.
  • Green bean is a great source of Vitamin C, dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Mayonnaise has 11.2 times less carbohydrates than green bean.
  • Mayonnaise is an excellent source of Vitamin K.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mayonnaise and green bean is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Green Bean (Beans, snap, green, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Mayonnaise is high in calories and green bean has 95% less calories than mayonnaise - green bean has 31 calories per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 680 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, mayonnaise is lighter in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to green bean per calorie. Mayonnaise has a macronutrient ratio of 0:0:99 and for green bean, 20:76:5 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Mayonnaise Green Bean
Protein ~ 20%
Carbohydrates ~ 76%
Fat 99% 5%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Mayonnaise has 11.2 times less carbohydrates than green bean - green bean has 7g of total carbs per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of carbohydrates.

The carbs in green bean are made of 48% sugar, 39% dietary fiber and 13% starch, whereas the carbs in mayonnaise comprise of 100% sugar.

dietary fiber

Green bean is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than mayonnaise - green bean has 2.7g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Green bean and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of sugar - green bean has 3.3g of sugar per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Green bean and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of protein - green bean has 1.8g of protein per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.96g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mayonnaise is high in saturated fat and green bean has 100% less saturated fat than mayonnaise - green bean has 0.05g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 11.7g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both mayonnaise and green bean are low in trans fat - mayonnaise has 0.19g of trans fat per 100 grams and green bean does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Green bean has less cholesterol than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 42mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and green bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Green bean is a great source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than mayonnaise - green bean has 12.2mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Green bean and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - green bean has 35ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 16ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Mayonnaise has more Vitamin D than green bean - mayonnaise has 7iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and green bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Mayonnaise has 700% more Vitamin E than green bean - green bean has 0.41mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 3.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Mayonnaise is an excellent source of Vitamin K and it has 279% more Vitamin K than green bean - green bean has 43ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 163ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Green bean has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12. Both mayonnaise and green bean contain significant amounts of pantothenic acid.

Mayonnaise Green Bean
Thiamin 0.01 MG 0.082 MG
Riboflavin 0.019 MG 0.104 MG
Niacin ~ 0.734 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.172 MG 0.225 MG
Vitamin B6 0.008 MG 0.141 MG
Folate 5 UG 33 UG
Vitamin B12 0.12 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Green bean has signficantly more calcium than mayonnaise - green bean has 37mg of calcium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 8mg of calcium.

iron

Green bean has 390% more iron than mayonnaise - green bean has 1mg of iron per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Green bean is a great source of potassium and it has 955% more potassium than mayonnaise - green bean has 211mg of potassium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 20mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Mayonnaise Green Bean
beta-carotene 6 UG 379 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 12 UG 640 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 69 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than green bean per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Green Bean
alpha linoleic acid 5.456 G 0.069 G
DHA 0.005 G ~
Total 5.461 G 0.069 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more linoleic acid than green bean per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Green Bean
other omega 6 0.125 G ~
linoleic acid 39.146 G 0.044 G
Total 39.271 G 0.044 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Green Bean (Beans, snap, green, raw) .

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