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Black turtle bean vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Black turtle bean and Mung bean?

  • Black turtle bean is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Copper, yet Mung bean is richer in Folate, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 45% higher.

We used Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +29.1%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Magnesium +18.1%
Contains more Zinc +21.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.941
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 327% 48% 133% 115% 334% 60% 189% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Contains more Iron +29.1%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Magnesium +18.1%
Contains more Zinc +21.8%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +570.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Folate +40.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 5% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 0% 14% 334%
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 B1 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +570.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Folate +40.8%

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
65
Black turtle bean
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
150
Black turtle bean
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
128%
Black turtle bean
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Black turtle bean
63%
Mung bean
Fats
4%
Black turtle bean
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.
Black turtle bean Mung bean
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black turtle bean 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 cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.116g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
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 Black turtle bean Mung bean Opinion
Calories 339 347 Mung bean
Protein 21.25 23.86 Mung bean
Fats 0.9 1.15 Mung bean
Vitamin C 0 4.8 Mung bean
Carbs 63.25 62.62 Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.7 6.74 Black turtle bean
Calcium 160 132 Black turtle bean
Potassium 1500 1246 Black turtle bean
Magnesium 160 189 Mung bean
Sugar 2.12 6.6 Black turtle bean
Fiber 15.5 16.3 Mung bean
Copper 1 0.941 Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.2 2.68 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 440 367 Black turtle bean
Sodium 9 15 Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 17 114 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.21 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.9 0.621 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.193 0.233 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 1.955 2.251 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 0.899 1.91 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.286 0.382 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 9 Mung bean
Folate 444 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.232 0.348 Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.078 0.161 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.387 0.384 Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.252 0.26 Mung bean
Threonine 0.894 0.782 Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.938 1.008 Mung bean
Leucine 1.697 1.847 Mung bean
Lysine 1.459 1.664 Mung bean
Methionine 0.32 0.286 Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.149 1.443 Mung bean
Valine 1.112 1.237 Mung bean
Histidine 0.592 0.695 Mung bean
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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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.