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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
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Cereal
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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
143%
Mung bean
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
87%
Cereal
Fats
5%
Mung bean
5%
Cereal

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
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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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sugars (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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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mung bean Cereal Opinion
Calories 347 378 Cereal
Protein 23.86 6.06 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 1.08 Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8 38.5 Cereal
Carbs 62.62 86.85 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Mung bean
Iron 6.74 34.06 Cereal
Calcium 132 10 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 105 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 19 Mung bean
Sugars 6.6 10.35 Mung bean
Fiber 16.3 1.4 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.137 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 7.6 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 367 77 Mung bean
Sodium 15 795 Mung bean
Vitamin A 114 2792 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.51 0.08 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621 6.288 Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.233 3.87 Cereal
Vitamin B3 2.251 29.62 Cereal
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.226 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 5.986 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Mung bean
Vitamin K 9 0 Mung bean
Folate 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.26 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.204 Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.354 Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26 0.066 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.241 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.26 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.767 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.113 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.13 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.365 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.344 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.162 Mung bean
Fructose 0.26 Cereal

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 of 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.