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Cumin vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cumin and Mung bean

  • Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin E , and Potassium, however Mung bean has more Folate, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Cumin is 745% higher.
  • Mung bean has 7 times less Calcium than Cumin. Cumin has 931mg of Calcium, while Mung bean has 132mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, cumin seed and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw.

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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 Calcium +605.3%
Contains more Iron +884.6%
Contains more Magnesium +93.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +79.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.941
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Calcium +605.3%
Contains more Iron +884.6%
Contains more Magnesium +93.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +79.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
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
Cumin
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Contains more Vitamin A +1014%
Contains more Vitamin E +552.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Folate +6150%
Contains more Vitamin K +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
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 +1014%
Contains more Vitamin E +552.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Folate +6150%
Contains more Vitamin K +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 46.32g Mung bean
Protein 17.81g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 22.27g 1.15g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 62.62g Mung bean
Calories 375kcal 347kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.25g 6.6g Cumin
Fiber 10.5g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 931mg 132mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 6.74mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 189mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 367mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 1246mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 15mg Mung bean
Zinc 4.8mg 2.68mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.941mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 1270IU 114IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 0.51mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 4.8mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.621mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.233mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 2.251mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.382mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.4µg 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Threonine mg 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine mg 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine mg 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine mg 0.286mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535g 0.348g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 0.161g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 0.384g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cumin 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
51
Cumin
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
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
107%
Cumin
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
63%
Mung bean
Fats
103%
Cumin
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 153mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.187g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.35g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.