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Mung bean vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mung bean and Cornmeal

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, Phosphorus, Manganese, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Iron, and Zinc than Cornmeal.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 104% more.
  • Mung bean contains 12 times more Copper than Cornmeal. Mung bean contains 0.941mg of Copper, while Cornmeal contains 0.076mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow.

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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 +4300%
Contains more Iron +54.6%
Contains more Magnesium +490.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +270.7%
Contains more Potassium +777.5%
Contains more Zinc +306.1%
Contains more Copper +1138.2%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Contains more Calcium +4300%
Contains more Iron +54.6%
Contains more Magnesium +490.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +270.7%
Contains more Potassium +777.5%
Contains more Zinc +306.1%
Contains more Copper +1138.2%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%

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 E +325%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +695.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.9%
Contains more Folate +199%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120.7%
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 13% 3% 0% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +695.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.9%
Contains more Folate +199%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120.7%

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 Cornmeal
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 Cornmeal Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 75.55g Cornmeal
Protein 23.86g 7.11g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 1.75g Cornmeal
Carbs 62.62g 79.45g Cornmeal
Calories 347kcal 370kcal Cornmeal
Starch g 73.3g Cornmeal
Fructose g 0.17g Cornmeal
Sugar 6.6g 1.61g Cornmeal
Fiber 16.3g 3.9g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 3mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 4.36mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 32mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 99mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 142mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 7mg Cornmeal
Zinc 2.68mg 0.66mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.076mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 214IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.12mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.551mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.382mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 4.968mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.24mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.182mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 209µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 0µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.038mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.172mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.242mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 1.006mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.105mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.162mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.366mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.337mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.172mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.22g Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.39g Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.828g Cornmeal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Cornmeal
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
46
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
36
Cornmeal

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
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
5%
Mung bean
8%
Cornmeal

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 - 37)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.128g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/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.