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Lupin Bean vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lupin Bean and Mung bean?

  • Lupin Bean is richer in Manganese, Zinc, Phosphorus, Fiber, and Copper, yet Mung bean is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B5, and Potassium.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 68% higher.
  • Lupin Bean has 2 times more Manganese than Mung bean. Lupin Bean has 2.382mg of Manganese, while Mung bean has 1.035mg.

We used Lupins, mature seeds, raw and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw types in this 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
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Iron +54.6%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Equal in Magnesium - 189
Equal in Copper - 0.941
Equal in Sodium - 15
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 53% 90% 142% 341% 130% 189% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Iron +54.6%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Equal in Magnesium - 189
Equal in Copper - 0.941
Equal in Sodium - 15

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.7%
Contains more Folate +76.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.8
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.251
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 0% 0% 0% 160% 51% 42% 45% 83% 0% 0% 267%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.7%
Contains more Folate +76.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.8
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.251
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lupin Bean Mung bean Opinion
Calories 371kcal 347kcal Lupin Bean
Protein 36.17g 23.86g Lupin Bean
Fats 9.74g 1.15g Lupin Bean
Vitamin C 4.8mg 4.8mg
Net carbs 21.47g 46.32g Mung bean
Carbs 40.37g 62.62g Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 4.36mg 6.74mg Mung bean
Calcium 176mg 132mg Lupin Bean
Potassium 1013mg 1246mg Mung bean
Magnesium 198mg 189mg Lupin Bean
Sugar g 6.6g Lupin Bean
Fiber 18.9g 16.3g Lupin Bean
Copper 1.022mg 0.941mg Lupin Bean
Zinc 4.75mg 2.68mg Lupin Bean
Starch g g
Phosphorus 440mg 367mg Lupin Bean
Sodium 15mg 15mg
Vitamin A 0IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin E mg 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.64mg 0.621mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0.233mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.19mg 2.251mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.357mg 0.382mg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 9µg Mung bean
Folate 355µg 625µg Mung bean
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.156g 0.348g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 3.94g 0.161g Lupin Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 2.439g 0.384g Lupin Bean
Tryptophan 0.289mg 0.26mg Lupin Bean
Threonine 1.331mg 0.782mg Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.615mg 1.008mg Lupin Bean
Leucine 2.743mg 1.847mg Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.933mg 1.664mg Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.255mg 0.286mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.435mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 1.51mg 1.237mg Lupin Bean
Histidine 1.03mg 0.695mg Lupin Bean
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lupin Bean Mung bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
55
Lupin Bean
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
138
Lupin Bean
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
217%
Lupin Bean
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
40%
Lupin Bean
63%
Mung bean
Fats
45%
Lupin Bean
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.808g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean 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 contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (15 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. Lupin Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172423/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.