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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 Magnesium +220.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.2%
Contains more Potassium +458.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Zinc +82.3%
Contains more Copper +375.3%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 50% 154% 43% 81% 20% 79% 41% 66%
Contains more Iron +64.8%
Contains more Magnesium +220.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.2%
Contains more Potassium +458.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Zinc +82.3%
Contains more Copper +375.3%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +149.7%
Contains more Folate +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.7%
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 0% 5% 0% 1% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 65% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +149.7%
Contains more Folate +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Bread Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 51.07g Bread
Protein 23.86g 12.96g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 4.27g Bread
Carbs 62.62g 55.77g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 313kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g 6.42g Bread
Fiber 16.3g 4.7g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 165mg Bread
Iron 6.74mg 4.09mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 59mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 188mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 223mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 601mg Mung bean
Zinc 2.68mg 1.47mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.198mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.24mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0.2mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.439mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.382mg Bread
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 6.25mg Bread
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.456mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.153mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 86µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 5.7µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.092mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.299mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.258mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.461mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.215mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.105mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.315mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.31mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.15mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Bread
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.989g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 1.019g Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 1.72g Bread

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Bread
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
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

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)

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.