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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 Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Iron +81.7%
Contains more Potassium +70%
Equal in Copper - 0.941
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Calcium +103.8%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
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
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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 A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.8%
Contains more Folate +1320.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 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 7% 11% 0% 16% 156% 54% 43% 115% 89% 469% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin E +4925.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.8%
Contains more Folate +1320.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 9.05g 46.32g Mung bean
Protein 21.15g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 49.93g 1.15g Almond
Carbs 21.55g 62.62g Mung bean
Calories 579kcal 347kcal Almond
Starch 0.72g g Almond
Fructose 0.11g g Almond
Sugar 4.35g 6.6g Almond
Fiber 12.5g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 269mg 132mg Almond
Iron 3.71mg 6.74mg Mung bean
Magnesium 270mg 189mg Almond
Phosphorus 481mg 367mg Almond
Potassium 733mg 1246mg Mung bean
Sodium 1mg 15mg Almond
Zinc 3.12mg 2.68mg Almond
Copper 1.031mg 0.941mg Almond
Vitamin A 2IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 25.63mg 0.51mg Almond
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.205mg 0.621mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 1.138mg 0.233mg Almond
Vitamin B3 3.618mg 2.251mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.137mg 0.382mg Mung bean
Folate 44µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.211mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.601mg 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.751mg 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.473mg 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine 0.568mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.157mg 0.286mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.132mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 0.855mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.539mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.015g 0g Mung bean
Saturated Fat 3.802g 0.348g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551g 0.161g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329g 0.384g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Almond Mung bean
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
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

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.

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.