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Mung bean vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mung bean and Cereal different?

  • Mung bean is richer in Copper, Fiber, and Phosphorus, while Cereal is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A, and Zinc.
  • Cereal covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 472% more than Mung bean.
  • Mung bean contains 12 times more Fiber than Cereal. Mung bean contains 16.3g of Fiber, while Cereal contains 1.4g.

Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) types were used in this article.

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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 +1220%
Contains more Potassium +1086.7%
Contains more Magnesium +894.7%
Contains more Copper +586.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +376.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Iron +405.3%
Contains more Zinc +183.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1278% 3% 10% 14% 46% 208% 33% 104%
Contains more Calcium +1220%
Contains more Potassium +1086.7%
Contains more Magnesium +894.7%
Contains more Copper +586.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +376.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Iron +405.3%
Contains more Zinc +183.6%

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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Cereal
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +745.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +702.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2349.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +912.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1560.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1215.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1467%
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 129% 168% 2% 0% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +745.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +702.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2349.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +912.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1560.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1215.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1467%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Cereal Opinion
Calories 347kcal 378kcal Cereal
Protein 23.86g 6.06g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 1.08g Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8mg 38.5mg Cereal
Net carbs 46.32g 85.45g Cereal
Carbs 62.62g 86.85g Cereal
Cholesterol 0mg mg Cereal
Vitamin D 0IU IU Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 34.06mg Cereal
Calcium 132mg 10mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 105mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 19mg Mung bean
Sugar 6.6g 10.35g Mung bean
Fiber 16.3g 1.4g Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.137mg Mung bean
Zinc 2.68mg 7.6mg Cereal
Starch g g
Phosphorus 367mg 77mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 795mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 2792IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.08mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 6.288mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 3.87mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 29.62mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.226mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 5.986mg Cereal
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Mung bean
Vitamin K 9µg 0µg Mung bean
Folate 625µg µg Mung bean
Trans Fat 0g g Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.26g Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.204g Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.354g Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.066mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.241mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.767mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.113mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.13mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.365mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.344mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.162mg Mung bean
Fructose g 0.26g Cereal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Cereal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
393
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
212
Cereal

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
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
87%
Cereal
Fats
5%
Mung bean
5%
Cereal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 780mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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.