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Mung bean vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mung bean and Broad bean

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5 and Potassium, while Broad bean has more Vitamin K.
  • Mung bean covers your daily need of Folate 119% more than Broad bean.
  • Mung bean contains 8 times more Vitamin B5 than Broad bean. While Mung bean contains 1.91mg of Vitamin B5, Broad bean contains only 0.225mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Beans, fava, in pod, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +334.8%
Contains more Calcium +256.8%
Contains more Potassium +275.3%
Contains more Magnesium +472.7%
Contains more Copper +134.1%
Contains more Zinc +168%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.5%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 12% 30% 24% 134% 28% 56% 4%
Contains more Iron +334.8%
Contains more Calcium +256.8%
Contains more Potassium +275.3%
Contains more Magnesium +472.7%
Contains more Copper +134.1%
Contains more Zinc +168%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.5%
Contains less Sodium -40%

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 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +748.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +267.3%
Contains more Folate +322.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +192.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +354.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.249
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 13% 20% 24% 0% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 0% 103% 111%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +748.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +267.3%
Contains more Folate +322.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +192.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +354.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.249

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
82
Mung bean
37
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
43
Broad 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 the food
Protein
143%
Mung bean
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
18%
Broad bean
Fats
5%
Mung bean
3%
Broad bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mung bean Broad bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Broad 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 contains less Sugars?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sugars (difference - 2.61g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mung bean Broad bean Opinion
Calories 347 88 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 7.92 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 0.73 Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8 3.7 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 17.63 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 1.55 Mung bean
Calcium 132 37 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 332 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 33 Mung bean
Sugars 6.6 9.21 Mung bean
Fiber 16.3 7.5 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.402 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 1 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 129 Mung bean
Sodium 15 25 Mung bean
Vitamin A 114 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.51 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.133 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 2.249 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.225 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.104 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 40.9 Broad bean
Folate 625 148 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.104 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.342 Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 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 of 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. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168574/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.