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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
Contains more Calcium +256.8%
Contains more Iron +554.4%
Contains more Magnesium +656%
Contains more Phosphorus +865.8%
Contains more Potassium +490.5%
Contains more Zinc +1016.7%
Contains more Copper +1263.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Contains more Calcium +256.8%
Contains more Iron +554.4%
Contains more Magnesium +656%
Contains more Phosphorus +865.8%
Contains more Potassium +490.5%
Contains more Zinc +1016.7%
Contains more Copper +1263.8%
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 A +505.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +154.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +377.8%
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 42% 9% 0% 41% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 25% 0% 108%
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 A +505.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +154.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +377.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 4.27g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 1.83g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 0.22g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 6.97g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 31kcal Mung bean
Starch g 0.88g Green bean
Fructose g 1.39g Green bean
Sugar 6.6g 3.26g Green bean
Fiber 16.3g 2.7g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 37mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 1.03mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 25mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 38mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 211mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 6mg Green bean
Zinc 2.68mg 0.24mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.069mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 690IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.41mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 12.2mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.082mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.104mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 0.734mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.225mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.141mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 33µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 43µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.019mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.079mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.066mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.112mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.088mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.022mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.067mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.09mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.034mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.01g Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.113g Mung bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Green 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
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

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)

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.