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Mung bean vs Adzuki bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mung bean and Adzuki bean

  • Mung bean is higher in Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B5 and Calcium, however Adzuki bean is richer in Manganese, Zinc and Copper.
  • Adzuki bean's daily need coverage for Manganese is 30% higher.
  • Mung bean has 3 times more Selenium than Adzuki bean. While Mung bean has 8.2µg of Selenium, Adzuki bean has only 3.1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Beans, adzuki, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +35.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Zinc +88.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 1254
Equal in Phosphorus - 381
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 187% 20% 111% 91% 365% 138% 164% 1%
Contains more Iron +35.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Zinc +88.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 1254
Equal in Phosphorus - 381

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +570.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.351
Equal in Folate - 622
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 114% 51% 50% 89% 81% 0% 0% 467%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +570.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.351
Equal in Folate - 622

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
82
Mung bean
71
Adzuki bean
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
134
Adzuki 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
143%
Mung bean
119%
Adzuki bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
63%
Adzuki bean
Fats
5%
Mung bean
2%
Adzuki 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.
Mung bean Adzuki bean
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Adzuki 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 cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean contains less Sugars (difference - 6.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.157g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Mung bean Adzuki bean Opinion
Calories 347 329 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 19.87 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 0.53 Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 62.9 Adzuki bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 4.98 Mung bean
Calcium 132 66 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 1254 Adzuki bean
Magnesium 189 127 Mung bean
Sugars 6.6 Adzuki bean
Fiber 16.3 12.7 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 1.094 Adzuki bean
Zinc 2.68 5.04 Adzuki bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 381 Adzuki bean
Sodium 15 5 Adzuki bean
Vitamin A 114 17 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.455 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.22 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 2.63 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 1.471 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.351 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Mung bean
Folate 625 622 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.191 Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.05 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.113 Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26 0.191 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.674 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.791 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 1.668 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 1.497 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.21 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 1.052 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 1.023 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.524 Mung 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173727/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.