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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 Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Iron +29.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Copper - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 327% 115% 189% 133% 2% 60% 334%
Contains more Magnesium +18.1%
Contains more Zinc +21.8%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Iron +29.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
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 A +570.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.9%
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 2% 5% 0% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 334% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +570.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Black turtle bean Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 47.75g Black turtle bean
Protein 23.86g 21.25g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 0.9g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 63.25g Black turtle bean
Calories 347kcal 339kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g 2.12g Black turtle bean
Fiber 16.3g 15.5g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 160mg Black turtle bean
Iron 6.74mg 8.7mg Black turtle bean
Magnesium 189mg 160mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 440mg Black turtle bean
Potassium 1246mg 1500mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 15mg 9mg Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.68mg 2.2mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 1mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 114IU 17IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.21mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.9mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.193mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 1.955mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.899mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.286mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 444µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 5.6µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.252mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.894mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.938mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 1.697mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 1.459mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.32mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 1.149mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 1.112mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.592mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.232g Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.078g Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.387g Black turtle bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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
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

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.

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.