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Mung bean vs Black turtle bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mung bean and Black turtle bean?

  • Mung bean is richer than Black turtle bean in Folate, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 135% more.
  • Mung bean has 7 times more Vitamin B5 than Black turtle bean. While Mung bean has 1.91mg of Vitamin B5, Black turtle bean has only 0.26mg.

We used Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types in this article.

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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 +136.5%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +249.8%
Contains more Zinc +252.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.4%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 17% 39% 35% 90% 21% 66% 1%
Contains more Iron +136.5%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +249.8%
Contains more Zinc +252.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.4%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +176%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +316.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +634.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +172.7%
Contains more Folate +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.6%
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% 1% 18% 0% 57% 13% 10% 16% 18% 0% 9% 65%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +176%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +316.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +634.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +172.7%
Contains more Folate +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.6%

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
17
Black turtle bean
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
47
Black turtle 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 food.
Protein
143%
Mung bean
49%
Black turtle bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
24%
Black turtle bean
Fats
5%
Mung bean
2%
Black turtle bean

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 Black turtle bean
Rich in minerals ok
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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Black turtle 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 richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.259g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Black turtle bean Opinion
Calories 347 130 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 8.18 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 0.35 Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 24.35 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 2.85 Mung bean
Calcium 132 55 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 433 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 49 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 0.32 Black turtle bean
Fiber 16.3 8.3 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.269 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 0.76 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 152 Mung bean
Sodium 15 3 Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 114 6 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.87 Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.225 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.056 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 0.527 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.26 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.077 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 3.3 Mung bean
Folate 625 86 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.089 Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.03 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.149 Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26 0.097 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.344 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.361 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.653 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.562 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.123 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.442 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.428 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.228 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 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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175187/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.