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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +35.3%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Selenium +164.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +88.1%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Manganese +67.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 381
Equal in Potassium - 1254
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314% 135% 45%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 187% 91% 164% 111% 1% 138% 365% 226% 17%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +35.3%
Contains more Magnesium +48.8%
Contains more Selenium +164.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +88.1%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Manganese +67.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 381
Equal in Potassium - 1254

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +570.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 11% 0% 16% 156% 54% 43% 115% 89% 469% 0% 54% 23%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 114% 51% 50% 89% 81% 467% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +570.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +20.1%
Contains more Fats +117%
Contains more Water +48.5%
Equal in Carbs - 62.9
Equal in Other - 3.26
24% 63% 9% 3%
Protein: 23.86 g
Fats: 1.15 g
Carbs: 62.62 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 3.32 g
20% 63% 13% 3%
Protein: 19.87 g
Fats: 0.53 g
Carbs: 62.9 g
Water: 13.44 g
Other: 3.26 g
Contains more Protein +20.1%
Contains more Fats +117%
Contains more Water +48.5%
Equal in Carbs - 62.9
Equal in Other - 3.26

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +222%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +239.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -45.1%
39% 18% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.348 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.161 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.384 g
54% 14% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.191 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.113 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +222%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +239.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -45.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Adzuki bean Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 50.2g Adzuki bean
Protein 23.86g 19.87g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 0.53g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 62.9g Adzuki bean
Calories 347kcal 329kcal Mung bean
Sugar 6.6g Adzuki bean
Fiber 16.3g 12.7g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 66mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 4.98mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 127mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 381mg Adzuki bean
Potassium 1246mg 1254mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 15mg 5mg Adzuki bean
Zinc 2.68mg 5.04mg Adzuki bean
Copper 0.941mg 1.094mg Adzuki bean
Manganese 1.035mg 1.73mg Adzuki bean
Selenium 8.2µg 3.1µg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 17IU Mung bean
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 1µg Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.455mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.22mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 2.63mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 1.471mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.351mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 622µg Mung bean
Choline 97.9mg Mung bean
Vitamin K 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.191mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.674mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.791mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 1.668mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 1.497mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.21mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 1.052mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 1.023mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.524mg Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.191g Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.05g Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.113g Mung bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
79%
Mung bean
65%
Adzuki bean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
126%
Mung bean
132%
Adzuki bean

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 is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (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 - 2)
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

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. 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.