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Mung bean vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mung bean and Almond

  • Mung bean is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however Almond is richer in Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Manganese, and Magnesium.
  • Almond's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 167% higher.
  • Mung bean has 14 times more Folate than Almond. While Mung bean has 625µg of Folate, Almond has only 44µg.
  • Mung bean has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Nuts, almonds.

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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 Iron +81.7%
Contains more Potassium +70%
Contains more Calcium +103.8%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Equal in Copper - 1.031
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Contains more Iron +81.7%
Contains more Potassium +70%
Contains more Calcium +103.8%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Equal in Copper - 1.031

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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Almond
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.8%
Contains more Folate +1320.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4925.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.8%
Contains more Folate +1320.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4925.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Almond Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 9.05g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 21.15g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 49.93g Almond
Carbs 62.62g 21.55g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 579kcal Almond
Starch g 0.72g Almond
Fructose g 0.11g Almond
Sugar 6.6g 4.35g Almond
Fiber 16.3g 12.5g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 269mg Almond
Iron 6.74mg 3.71mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 270mg Almond
Phosphorus 367mg 481mg Almond
Potassium 1246mg 733mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 1mg Almond
Zinc 2.68mg 3.12mg Almond
Copper 0.941mg 1.031mg Almond
Vitamin A 114IU 2IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 25.63mg Almond
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.205mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 1.138mg Almond
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 3.618mg Almond
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.471mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.137mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 44µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 0µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.211mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.601mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.751mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 1.473mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.568mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.157mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 1.132mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.855mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.539mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.015g Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348g 3.802g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 31.551g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 12.329g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Almond
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
82
Mung bean
82
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
139
Almond

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
143%
Mung bean
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
22%
Almond
Fats
5%
Mung bean
230%
Almond

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.454g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond
Almond is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Mung bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174256/nutrients
  2. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/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.