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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
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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

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
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 the food
Protein
217%
Lupin Bean
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
40%
Lupin Bean
63%
Mung bean
Fats
45%
Lupin Bean
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.
Lupin Bean Mung bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
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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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 contains less Sugars?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean contains less Sugars (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)

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