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Cranberry bean vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cranberry bean and Mung bean different?

  • Cranberry bean is higher in Fiber, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Selenium, however Mung bean is richer in Vitamin B5, Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Cranberry bean is 34% higher.
  • Cranberry bean contains 2 times more Selenium than Mung bean. While Cranberry bean contains 12.7µg of Selenium, Mung bean contains only 8.2µg.

Beans, cranberry (roman), mature seeds, raw and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Zinc +35.4%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +34.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.2%
Contains more Copper +18.5%
Equal in Calcium - 132
Equal in Potassium - 1246
Equal in Phosphorus - 367
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 188% 39% 118% 112% 265% 99% 160% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Contains more Zinc +35.4%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +34.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.2%
Contains more Copper +18.5%
Equal in Calcium - 132
Equal in Potassium - 1246
Equal in Phosphorus - 367

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 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Equal in Folate - 625
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% 0% 0% 187% 50% 28% 45% 72% 0% 0% 453%
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 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Equal in Folate - 625

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
69
Cranberry bean
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
122
Cranberry 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
138%
Cranberry bean
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
60%
Cranberry bean
63%
Mung bean
Fats
6%
Cranberry 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.
Cranberry bean Mung bean
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Cranberry 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 lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
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?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
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 Cranberry bean Mung bean Opinion
Calories 335 347 Mung bean
Protein 23.03 23.86 Mung bean
Fats 1.23 1.15 Cranberry bean
Vitamin C 0 4.8 Mung bean
Carbs 60.05 62.62 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5 6.74 Mung bean
Calcium 127 132 Mung bean
Potassium 1332 1246 Cranberry bean
Magnesium 156 189 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 Cranberry bean
Fiber 24.7 16.3 Cranberry bean
Copper 0.794 0.941 Mung bean
Zinc 3.63 2.68 Cranberry bean
Starch
Phosphorus 372 367 Cranberry bean
Sodium 6 15 Cranberry bean
Vitamin A 2 114 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.747 0.621 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.233 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 1.455 2.251 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 0.748 1.91 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.309 0.382 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Mung bean
Folate 604 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.316 0.348 Cranberry bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106 0.161 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527 0.384 Cranberry bean
Tryptophan 0.273 0.26 Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.969 0.782 Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 1.017 1.008 Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.838 1.847 Mung bean
Lysine 1.58 1.664 Mung bean
Methionine 0.346 0.286 Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.245 1.443 Mung bean
Valine 1.205 1.237 Mung bean
Histidine 0.641 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. Cranberry bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175189/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.