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Mung bean vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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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Contains more Iron +56.4%
Contains more Calcium +131.6%
Contains more Potassium +73.5%
Contains more Magnesium +139.2%
Contains more Copper +43.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
Contains more Iron +56.4%
Contains more Calcium +131.6%
Contains more Potassium +73.5%
Contains more Magnesium +139.2%
Contains more Copper +43.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.76

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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Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.3%
Contains more Folate, total +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.212
Equal in Vitamin K - 9
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.3%
Contains more Folate, total +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.212
Equal in Vitamin K - 9

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
66
Mung bean
59
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
88
Mung bean
55
Chickpea

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
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
63%
Chickpea
Fats
5%
Mung bean
28%
Chickpea

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 Chickpea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Mung bean Chickpea
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 - 4.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.255g)
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 glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Chickpea Opinion
Calories 347 378 Chickpea
Protein 23.86 20.47 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 6.04 Chickpea
Vitamin C 4.8 4 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 62.95 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 4.31 Mung bean
Calcium 132 57 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 718 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 79 Mung bean
Sugars 6.6 10.7 Chickpea
Fiber 16.3 12.2 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.656 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 2.76 Chickpea
Starch
Phosphorus 367 252 Mung bean
Sodium 15 24 Mung bean
Vitamin A 114 67 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.82 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.477 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.212 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 1.541 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 1.588 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.535 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 9
Folate, total 625 557 Mung bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.603 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 1.377 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 2.731 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.26 0.2 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.766 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.882 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 1.465 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 1.377 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.27 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 1.103 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.865 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.566 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 seperately 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
  2. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.