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Black gram vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Contains more Iron +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +41.3%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Potassium +26.8%
Contains less Sodium -60.5%
Equal in Calcium - 132
Equal in Copper - 0.941
Equal in Phosphorus - 367
Contains more Iron +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +41.3%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Potassium +26.8%
Contains less Sodium -60.5%
Equal in Calcium - 132
Equal in Copper - 0.941
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +395.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.9%
Contains more Folate, total +189.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +395.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.9%
Contains more Folate, total +189.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
27
Black gram
66
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
98
Black gram
88
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 the food
Protein
151%
Black gram
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
59%
Black gram
63%
Mung bean
Fats
8%
Black gram
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Black gram Mung bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

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is better in case of low diet
Black gram 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 contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Black gram
Black gram contains less Sugars (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.234g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.5)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Black gram Mung bean Opinion
Calories 341 347 Mung bean
Protein 25.21 23.86 Black gram
Fats 1.64 1.15 Black gram
Vitamin C 0 4.8 Mung bean
Carbs 58.99 62.62 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.57 6.74 Black gram
Calcium 138 132 Black gram
Potassium 983 1246 Mung bean
Magnesium 267 189 Black gram
Sugars 6.6 Mung bean
Fiber 18.3 16.3 Black gram
Copper 0.981 0.941 Black gram
Zinc 3.35 2.68 Black gram
Starch
Phosphorus 379 367 Black gram
Sodium 38 15 Mung bean
Vitamin A 23 114 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.273 0.621 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.254 0.233 Black gram
Vitamin B3 1.447 2.251 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 0.906 1.91 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.281 0.382 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Mung bean
Folate, total 216 625 Mung bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.114 0.348 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.085 0.161 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.384 Black gram
Tryptophan 0.263 0.26 Black gram
Threonine 0.875 0.782 Black gram
Isoleucine 1.287 1.008 Black gram
Leucine 2.089 1.847 Black gram
Lysine 1.674 1.664 Black gram
Methionine 0.367 0.286 Black gram
Phenylalanine 1.473 1.443 Black gram
Valine 1.416 1.237 Black gram
Histidine 0.706 0.695 Black gram
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174259/nutrients
  2. Mung bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174256/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.