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

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

  • Mung bean is richer in Folate, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium, yet Black turtle bean is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Copper.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 45% higher.
  • Mung bean has 3 times more Selenium than Black turtle bean. Mung bean has 8.2µg of Selenium, while Black turtle bean has 3.2µg.

We used Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Magnesium +18.1%
Contains more Zinc +21.8%
Contains more Iron +29.1%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Copper - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 327% 48% 133% 115% 334% 60% 189% 2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.1%
Contains more Zinc +21.8%
Contains more Iron +29.1%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Copper - 1

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 E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Folate +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.9%
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% 5% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 0% 14% 334%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +570.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Folate +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.9%

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
65
Black turtle bean
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
150
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
128%
Black turtle bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
63%
Black turtle bean
Fats
5%
Mung bean
4%
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
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

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 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 - 4.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.116g)
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)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Black turtle bean Opinion
Calories 347 339 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 21.25 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 0.9 Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 63.25 Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 8.7 Black turtle bean
Calcium 132 160 Black turtle bean
Potassium 1246 1500 Black turtle bean
Magnesium 189 160 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 2.12 Black turtle bean
Fiber 16.3 15.5 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 1 Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.68 2.2 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 440 Black turtle bean
Sodium 15 9 Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 114 17 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.21 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.9 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.193 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 1.955 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.899 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.286 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 5.6 Mung bean
Folate 625 444 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.232 Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.078 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.387 Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.26 0.252 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.894 Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.938 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 1.697 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 1.459 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.32 Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 1.149 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 1.112 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.592 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/175186/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.