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Mung bean vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mung bean and Green bean

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B5, and Potassium than Green bean.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 148% more.
  • Mung bean contains 14 times more Copper than Green bean. Mung bean contains 0.941mg of Copper, while Green bean contains 0.069mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Beans, snap, green, 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 +554.4%
Contains more Calcium +256.8%
Contains more Potassium +490.5%
Contains more Magnesium +656%
Contains more Copper +1263.8%
Contains more Zinc +1016.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +865.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +554.4%
Contains more Calcium +256.8%
Contains more Potassium +490.5%
Contains more Magnesium +656%
Contains more Copper +1263.8%
Contains more Zinc +1016.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +865.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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 E +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +657.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +748.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.9%
Contains more Folate +1793.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +154.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +505.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +377.8%
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 41% 42% 9% 0% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 0% 108% 25%
Contains more Vitamin E +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +657.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +748.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.9%
Contains more Folate +1793.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +154.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +505.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +377.8%

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
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
17
Green 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
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
7%
Green bean
Fats
5%
Mung bean
1%
Green 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 Green 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

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Mung bean Green 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 - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.298g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green 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 Green bean Opinion
Calories 347 31 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 1.83 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 0.22 Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 62.62 6.97 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 1.03 Mung bean
Calcium 132 37 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 211 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 25 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 3.26 Green bean
Fiber 16.3 2.7 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.069 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 0.24 Mung bean
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 367 38 Mung bean
Sodium 15 6 Green bean
Vitamin A 114 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.41 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.082 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.104 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 0.734 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.225 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.141 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 43 Green bean
Folate 625 33 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.05 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.01 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.113 Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26 0.019 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.079 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.066 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.112 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.088 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.022 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.067 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.09 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.034 Mung bean
Fructose 1.39 Green bean

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. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169961/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.