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Mung bean vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mung bean and Cumin

  • Mung bean has more Folate, and Fiber, however Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin E , and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Cumin is 745% higher.
  • Cumin has 63 times less Folate than Mung bean. Mung bean has 625µg of Folate, while Cumin has 10µg.

Food types used in this article are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Spices, cumin seed.

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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 less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Calcium +605.3%
Contains more Iron +884.6%
Contains more Magnesium +93.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +79.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.867
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Calcium +605.3%
Contains more Iron +884.6%
Contains more Magnesium +93.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +79.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.867

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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Cumin
Contains more Folate +6150%
Contains more Vitamin K +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1014%
Contains more Vitamin E +552.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.628
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 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
Contains more Folate +6150%
Contains more Vitamin K +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1014%
Contains more Vitamin E +552.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.628

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 33.74g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 17.81g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 22.27g Cumin
Carbs 62.62g 44.24g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 375kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g 2.25g Cumin
Fiber 16.3g 10.5g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 6.74mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 189mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 367mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 1246mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 15mg 168mg Mung bean
Zinc 2.68mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 0.941mg 0.867mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin E 0.51mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 1.91mg mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 625µg 10µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 5.4µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cumin
Saturated Fat 0.348g 1.535g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 3.279g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Cumin
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
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
480
Cumin

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
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
44%
Cumin
Fats
5%
Mung bean
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 153mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.187g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.35g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.