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Almond vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Almond and Mung bean

  • Almond is higher in Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Manganese, and Magnesium, however Mung bean is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6.
  • Almond's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 167% higher.
  • Almond has 11 times more Saturated Fat than Mung bean. While Almond has 3.802g of Saturated Fat, Mung bean has only 0.348g.

The food types used in this comparison are Nuts, almonds and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw.

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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 +103.8%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Iron +81.7%
Contains more Potassium +70%
Equal in Copper - 0.941
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 140% 81% 65% 193% 344% 86% 207% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Contains more Calcium +103.8%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Iron +81.7%
Contains more Potassium +70%
Equal in Copper - 0.941

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
Almond
3
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Contains more Vitamin E +4925.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +1320.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 513% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 0% 0% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 7% 11% 0% 156% 54% 43% 115% 89% 0% 23% 469%
Contains more Vitamin E +4925.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +1320.5%

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
82
Almond
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
139
Almond
135
Mung bean

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
127%
Almond
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
22%
Almond
63%
Mung bean
Fats
230%
Almond
5%
Mung bean

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.
Almond Mung bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Almond Mung bean
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 Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.454g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond
Almond is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond Mung bean Opinion
Calories 579 347 Almond
Protein 21.15 23.86 Mung bean
Fats 49.93 1.15 Almond
Vitamin C 0 4.8 Mung bean
Carbs 21.55 62.62 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.71 6.74 Mung bean
Calcium 269 132 Almond
Potassium 733 1246 Mung bean
Magnesium 270 189 Almond
Sugar 4.35 6.6 Almond
Fiber 12.5 16.3 Mung bean
Copper 1.031 0.941 Almond
Zinc 3.12 2.68 Almond
Starch 0.72 Almond
Phosphorus 481 367 Almond
Sodium 1 15 Almond
Vitamin A 2 114 Mung bean
Vitamin E 25.63 0.51 Almond
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.205 0.621 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 1.138 0.233 Almond
Vitamin B3 3.618 2.251 Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471 1.91 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.137 0.382 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 9 Mung bean
Folate 44 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0.015 0 Mung bean
Saturated Fat 3.802 0.348 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551 0.161 Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329 0.384 Almond
Tryptophan 0.211 0.26 Mung bean
Threonine 0.601 0.782 Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.751 1.008 Mung bean
Leucine 1.473 1.847 Mung bean
Lysine 0.568 1.664 Mung bean
Methionine 0.157 0.286 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.132 1.443 Mung bean
Valine 0.855 1.237 Mung bean
Histidine 0.539 0.695 Mung bean
Fructose 0.11 Almond

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. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/nutrients
  2. Mung bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174256/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.