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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 Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +136.5%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.4%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Zinc +252.6%
Contains more Copper +249.8%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 107% 35% 66% 39% 1% 21% 90%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +136.5%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.4%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Zinc +252.6%
Contains more Copper +249.8%
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 A +1800%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.6%
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% 18% 0% 0% 57% 13% 10% 16% 18% 65% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1800%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Black turtle bean Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 16.05g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 8.18g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 0.35g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 24.35g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 130kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g 0.32g Black turtle bean
Fiber 16.3g 8.3g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 55mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 2.85mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 49mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 152mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 433mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 3mg Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.68mg 0.76mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.269mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 6IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.87mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.225mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.056mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 0.527mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.077mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 86µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 3.3µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.097mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.344mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.361mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.653mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.562mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.123mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.442mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.428mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.228mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.089g Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.03g Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.149g Mung bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Black turtle bean
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
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

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)

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.