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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
Cumin
6
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Contains more Iron +884.6%
Contains more Calcium +605.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Magnesium +93.7%
Contains more Zinc +79.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +36%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.941
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Contains more Iron +884.6%
Contains more Calcium +605.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Magnesium +93.7%
Contains more Zinc +79.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +36%
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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1014%
Contains more Vitamin E +552.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +66.7%
Contains more Folate +6150%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
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 C +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1014%
Contains more Vitamin E +552.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +66.7%
Contains more Folate +6150%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621

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
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 the food
Protein
107%
Cumin
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
63%
Mung bean
Fats
103%
Cumin
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.
Cumin Mung bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cumin 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 - 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 contains less Sugars?
Cumin
Cumin contains less Sugars (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)

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 Cumin Mung bean Opinion
Calories 375 347 Cumin
Protein 17.81 23.86 Mung bean
Fats 22.27 1.15 Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7 4.8 Cumin
Carbs 44.24 62.62 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 6.74 Cumin
Calcium 931 132 Cumin
Potassium 1788 1246 Cumin
Magnesium 366 189 Cumin
Sugars 2.25 6.6 Cumin
Fiber 10.5 16.3 Mung bean
Copper 0.867 0.941 Mung bean
Zinc 4.8 2.68 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 499 367 Cumin
Sodium 168 15 Mung bean
Vitamin A 1270 114 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 0.51 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.621 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327 0.233 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579 2.251 Cumin
Vitamin B5 1.91 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.435 0.382 Cumin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 9 Mung bean
Folate 10 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535 0.348 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 0.161 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 0.384 Cumin
Tryptophan 0.26 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 Mung bean
Histidine 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.