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Cereal vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cereal and Mung bean different?

  • Cereal is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc, while Mung bean is higher in Copper, Fiber, and Phosphorus.
  • Cereal covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 472% more than Mung bean.
  • Cereal contains 136 times more Vitamin A RAE than Mung bean. Cereal contains 814µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Mung bean contains 6µg.

Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw types were 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 Iron +405.3%
Contains more Zinc +183.6%
Contains more Calcium +1220%
Contains more Magnesium +894.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +376.6%
Contains more Potassium +1086.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Copper +586.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Iron +405.3%
Contains more Zinc +183.6%
Contains more Calcium +1220%
Contains more Magnesium +894.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +376.6%
Contains more Potassium +1086.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Copper +586.9%

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
Cereal
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +2349.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +702.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +912.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1560.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1215.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1467%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +745.1%
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 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 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 A +2349.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +702.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +912.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1560.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1215.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1467%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +745.1%
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.
Cereal Mung bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cereal Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 85.45g 46.32g Cereal
Protein 6.06g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 1.08g 1.15g Mung bean
Carbs 86.85g 62.62g Cereal
Calories 378kcal 347kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose 0.26g g Cereal
Sugar 10.35g 6.6g Mung bean
Fiber 1.4g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 10mg 132mg Mung bean
Iron 34.06mg 6.74mg Cereal
Magnesium 19mg 189mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 77mg 367mg Mung bean
Potassium 105mg 1246mg Mung bean
Sodium 795mg 15mg Mung bean
Zinc 7.6mg 2.68mg Cereal
Copper 0.137mg 0.941mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 2792IU 114IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin D IU 0IU Mung bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Mung bean
Vitamin C 38.5mg 4.8mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 6.288mg 0.621mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87mg 0.233mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62mg 2.251mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 5.986mg 0.382mg Cereal
Folate µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Mung bean
Vitamin K 0µg 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.241mg 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.26mg 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine 0.767mg 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine 0.113mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.13mg 0.286mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 0.365mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 0.344mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.162mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cereal
Trans Fat g 0g Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.26g 0.348g Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204g 0.161g Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354g 0.384g Mung bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cereal 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
393
Cereal
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
212
Cereal
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
36%
Cereal
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
63%
Mung bean
Fats
5%
Cereal
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 780mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. 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.