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Mung bean vs. Cellophane noodles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mung bean and Cellophane noodles

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Vitamin B5 than Cellophane noodles.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 156% more.
  • Mung bean contains 125 times more Potassium than Cellophane noodles. Mung bean contains 1246mg of Potassium, while Cellophane noodles contain 10mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +428%
Contains more Iron +210.6%
Contains more Magnesium +6200%
Contains more Phosphorus +1046.9%
Contains more Potassium +12360%
Contains more Zinc +553.7%
Contains more Copper +1061.7%
Contains more Manganese +935%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Selenium - 7.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314% 135% 45%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27% 14% 44%
Contains more Calcium +428%
Contains more Iron +210.6%
Contains more Magnesium +6200%
Contains more Phosphorus +1046.9%
Contains more Potassium +12360%
Contains more Zinc +553.7%
Contains more Copper +1061.7%
Contains more Manganese +935%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Selenium - 7.9

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +314%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1025.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1810%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +664%
Contains more Folate +31150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Choline - 93.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 11% 0% 16% 156% 54% 43% 115% 89% 469% 0% 54% 23%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 51% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +314%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1025.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1810%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +664%
Contains more Folate +31150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Choline - 93.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +14812.5%
Contains more Fats +1816.7%
Contains more Other +1129.6%
Contains more Carbs +37.5%
Contains more Water +48.3%
24% 63% 9% 3%
Protein: 23.86 g
Fats: 1.15 g
Carbs: 62.62 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 3.32 g
86% 13%
Protein: 0.16 g
Fats: 0.06 g
Carbs: 86.09 g
Water: 13.42 g
Other: 0.27 g
Contains more Protein +14812.5%
Contains more Fats +1816.7%
Contains more Other +1129.6%
Contains more Carbs +37.5%
Contains more Water +48.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1912.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2033.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.1%
39% 18% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.348 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.161 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.384 g
40% 19% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.018 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1912.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2033.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mung bean Cellophane noodles
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 23.86g 0.16g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 0.06g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 347kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Sugar 6.6g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 16.3g 0.5g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 25mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 2.17mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 3mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 32mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 10mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 10mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 2.68mg 0.41mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.081mg Mung bean
Manganese 1.035mg 0.1mg Mung bean
Selenium 8.2µg 7.9µg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Mung bean
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.13mg Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.15mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 0.2mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.1mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.05mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 2µg Mung bean
Choline 97.9mg 93.2mg Mung bean
Vitamin K 9µg 0µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.002mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.005mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.007mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.013mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.011mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.002mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.01mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.008mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.005mg Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.008g Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.018g Mung bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Cellophane noodles
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
79%
Mung bean
9%
Cellophane noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
126%
Mung bean
20%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.331g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mung bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174256/nutrients
  2. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/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.