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Millet vs. Mung bean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Millet and Mung bean

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Manganese than Millet.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 152% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Millet, cooked 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Contains more Calcium +4300%
Contains more Iron +969.8%
Contains more Magnesium +329.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +267%
Contains more Potassium +1909.7%
Contains more Zinc +194.5%
Contains more Copper +484.5%
Contains more Manganese +280.5%
Contains more Selenium +811.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 24% 32% 43% 6% 1% 25% 54% 36% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314% 135% 45%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Contains more Calcium +4300%
Contains more Iron +969.8%
Contains more Magnesium +329.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +267%
Contains more Potassium +1909.7%
Contains more Zinc +194.5%
Contains more Copper +484.5%
Contains more Manganese +280.5%
Contains more Selenium +811.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Millet
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Contains more Vitamin A +3700%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +485.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1017%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.7%
Contains more Folate +3189.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 27% 19% 25% 11% 25% 15% 0% 1%
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 +3700%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +485.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1017%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.7%
Contains more Folate +3189.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +689.1%
Contains more Protein +579.8%
Contains more Fats +15%
Contains more Carbs +164.6%
Contains more Other +709.8%
4% 24% 71%
Protein: 3.51 g
Fats: 1 g
Carbs: 23.67 g
Water: 71.41 g
Other: 0.41 g
24% 63% 9% 3%
Protein: 23.86 g
Fats: 1.15 g
Carbs: 62.62 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 3.32 g
Contains more Water +689.1%
Contains more Protein +579.8%
Contains more Fats +15%
Contains more Carbs +164.6%
Contains more Other +709.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.3%
20% 21% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.184 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.508 g
39% 18% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.348 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.161 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.384 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Millet Mung bean
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 22.37g 46.32g Mung bean
Protein 3.51g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 1g 1.15g Mung bean
Carbs 23.67g 62.62g Mung bean
Calories 119kcal 347kcal Mung bean
Sugar 0.13g 6.6g Millet
Fiber 1.3g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 3mg 132mg Mung bean
Iron 0.63mg 6.74mg Mung bean
Magnesium 44mg 189mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 100mg 367mg Mung bean
Potassium 62mg 1246mg Mung bean
Sodium 2mg 15mg Millet
Zinc 0.91mg 2.68mg Mung bean
Copper 0.161mg 0.941mg Mung bean
Manganese 0.272mg 1.035mg Mung bean
Selenium 0.9µg 8.2µg Mung bean
Vitamin A 3IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 6µg Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin C 0mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.106mg 0.621mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.082mg 0.233mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 1.33mg 2.251mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 0.171mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.108mg 0.382mg Mung bean
Folate 19µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin K 0.3µg 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.038mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.113mg 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.148mg 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine 0.446mg 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine 0.067mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.07mg 0.286mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 0.185mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 0.184mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.075mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.172g 0.348g Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 0.184g 0.161g Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508g 0.384g Millet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Millet Mung bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Millet
82%
Mung bean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Millet
126%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Millet
Millet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.176g)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168871/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.