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Hummus vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Hummus and Mung bean different?

  • Mung bean is higher than Hummus in Folate, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Mung bean covers your daily need of Folate 136% more than Hummus.
  • Hummus contains 25 times more Sodium than Mung bean. Hummus contains 379mg of Sodium, while Mung bean contains 15mg.

Hummus, commercial 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 Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Iron +176.2%
Contains more Magnesium +166.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.5%
Contains more Potassium +446.5%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Copper +78.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Iron +176.2%
Contains more Magnesium +166.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.5%
Contains more Potassium +446.5%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Copper +78.6%

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
Hummus
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Contains more Vitamin A +280%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1347%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91%
Contains more Folate +653%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 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 +280%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1347%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91%
Contains more Folate +653%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hummus Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 8.29g 46.32g Mung bean
Protein 7.9g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 9.6g 1.15g Hummus
Carbs 14.29g 62.62g Mung bean
Calories 166kcal 347kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 6.6g Hummus
Fiber 6g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 38mg 132mg Mung bean
Iron 2.44mg 6.74mg Mung bean
Magnesium 71mg 189mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 176mg 367mg Mung bean
Potassium 228mg 1246mg Mung bean
Sodium 379mg 15mg Mung bean
Zinc 1.83mg 2.68mg Mung bean
Copper 0.527mg 0.941mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 30IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin E mg 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.621mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.233mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 0.582mg 2.251mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 0.132mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.382mg Mung bean
Folate 83µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 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 Hummus
Saturated Fat 1.437g 0.348g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 4.039g 0.161g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 3.613g 0.384g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Hummus 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
16
Hummus
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
66
Hummus
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
47%
Hummus
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
14%
Hummus
63%
Mung bean
Fats
44%
Hummus
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 364mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.089g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
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)

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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.