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Mung bean vs Bread - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Mung bean and Bread

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, however Bread is higher in Selenium.
  • Mung bean covers your daily Folate needs 135% more than Bread.
  • Bread contains 6 times less Potassium than Mung bean. Mung bean contains 1246mg of Potassium, while Bread contains 223mg.
  • Mung bean has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Bread, wheat, toasted.

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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 Iron +64.8%
Contains more Potassium +458.7%
Contains more Magnesium +220.3%
Contains more Copper +375.3%
Contains more Zinc +82.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 154% 50% 20% 43% 66% 41% 81% 79%
Contains more Iron +64.8%
Contains more Potassium +458.7%
Contains more Magnesium +220.3%
Contains more Copper +375.3%
Contains more Zinc +82.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Calcium +25%

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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Bread
Contains more Vitamin C +2300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.9%
Contains more Folate +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.7%
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 1% 0% 5% 0% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 0% 15% 65%
Contains more Vitamin C +2300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.9%
Contains more Folate +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.7%

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
38
Bread
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
66
Bread

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
78%
Bread
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
56%
Bread
Fats
5%
Mung bean
20%
Bread

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 Bread
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Mung bean Bread
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 Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 586mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.641g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bread
Bread is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.18g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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 Bread Opinion
Calories 347 313 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 12.96 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 4.27 Bread
Vitamin C 4.8 0.2 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 55.77 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 4.09 Mung bean
Calcium 132 165 Bread
Potassium 1246 223 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 59 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 6.42 Bread
Fiber 16.3 4.7 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.198 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 1.47 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 188 Mung bean
Sodium 15 601 Mung bean
Vitamin A 114 0 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.24 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.439 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.382 Bread
Vitamin B3 2.251 6.25 Bread
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.456 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.153 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 5.7 Mung bean
Folate 625 86 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Bread
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.989 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 1.019 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 1.72 Bread
Tryptophan 0.26 0.092 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.299 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.258 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.461 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.215 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.105 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.315 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.31 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.15 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. Bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172687/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.