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Kidney bean vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Kidney bean and Mung bean?

  • Kidney bean is higher in Fiber, Iron, Vitamin K, and Phosphorus, yet Mung bean is higher in Folate, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Selenium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 58% more.
  • Kidney bean has 2 times more Vitamin K than Mung bean. While Kidney bean has 19µg of Vitamin K, Mung bean has only 9µg.

We used Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, raw and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw types 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 Iron +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Equal in Calcium - 132
Equal in Phosphorus - 367
Equal in Zinc - 2.68
Equal in Copper - 0.941
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 308% 100% 175% 125% 4% 77% 320%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Equal in Calcium - 132
Equal in Phosphorus - 367
Equal in Zinc - 2.68
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 K +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.9%
Contains more Folate +58.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.8
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.251
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 15% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 296% 0% 48%
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 K +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.9%
Contains more Folate +58.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.8
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.251
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kidney bean Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 35.11g 46.32g Mung bean
Protein 23.58g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 0.83g 1.15g Mung bean
Carbs 60.01g 62.62g Mung bean
Calories 333kcal 347kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.23g 6.6g Kidney bean
Fiber 24.9g 16.3g Kidney bean
Calcium 143mg 132mg Kidney bean
Iron 8.2mg 6.74mg Kidney bean
Magnesium 140mg 189mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 407mg 367mg Kidney bean
Potassium 1406mg 1246mg Kidney bean
Sodium 24mg 15mg Mung bean
Zinc 2.79mg 2.68mg Kidney bean
Copper 0.958mg 0.941mg Kidney bean
Vitamin A 0IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.5mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.529mg 0.621mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.219mg 0.233mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.06mg 2.251mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 0.78mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.397mg 0.382mg Kidney bean
Folate 394µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19µg 9µg Kidney bean
Tryptophan 0.279mg 0.26mg Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992mg 0.782mg Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041mg 1.008mg Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882mg 1.847mg Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.355mg 0.286mg Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 1.233mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.656mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.12g 0.348g Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.161g Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457g 0.384g Kidney bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kidney bean 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
60
Kidney bean
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
143
Kidney 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
141%
Kidney bean
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
63%
Mung bean
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.228g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Kidney bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175193/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.