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Mung bean vs. Hummus — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mung bean and Hummus different?

  • Mung bean is higher than Hummus in Folate, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Mung bean covers your daily need of Folate 136% more than Hummus.
  • Mung bean contains 14 times more Vitamin B5 than Hummus. Mung bean contains 1.91mg of Vitamin B5, while Hummus contains 0.132mg.
  • Mung bean is lower in Sodium.

Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Hummus, commercial 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Hummus
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Iron +176.2%
Contains more Magnesium +166.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.5%
Contains more Potassium +446.5%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Copper +78.6%
Contains more Manganese +33.9%
Contains more Selenium +215.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314% 135% 45%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176% 101% 15%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Iron +176.2%
Contains more Magnesium +166.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.5%
Contains more Potassium +446.5%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Copper +78.6%
Contains more Manganese +33.9%
Contains more Selenium +215.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Hummus
Contains more Vitamin A +280%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1347%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91%
Contains more Folate +653%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 11% 0% 16% 156% 54% 43% 115% 89% 469% 0% 54% 23%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +280%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +264.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1347%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91%
Contains more Folate +653%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +202%
Contains more Carbs +338.2%
Contains more Other +104.9%
Contains more Fats +734.8%
Contains more Water +635.8%
24% 63% 9% 3%
Protein: 23.86 g
Fats: 1.15 g
Carbs: 62.62 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 3.32 g
8% 10% 14% 67%
Protein: 7.9 g
Fats: 9.6 g
Carbs: 14.29 g
Water: 66.59 g
Other: 1.62 g
Contains more Protein +202%
Contains more Carbs +338.2%
Contains more Other +104.9%
Contains more Fats +734.8%
Contains more Water +635.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2408.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +840.9%
39% 18% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.348 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.161 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.384 g
16% 44% 40%
Saturated Fat: 1.437 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.039 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.613 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2408.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +840.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mung bean Hummus
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Hummus Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 8.29g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 7.9g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 9.6g Hummus
Carbs 62.62g 14.29g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 166kcal Mung bean
Sugar 6.6g Hummus
Fiber 16.3g 6g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 38mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 2.44mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 71mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 176mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 228mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 379mg Mung bean
Zinc 2.68mg 1.83mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.527mg Mung bean
Manganese 1.035mg 0.773mg Mung bean
Selenium 8.2µg 2.6µg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 30IU Mung bean
Vitamin A RAE 6µg Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.18mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.064mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 0.582mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.132mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.2mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 83µg Mung bean
Choline 97.9mg Mung bean
Vitamin K 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348g 1.437g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 4.039g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 3.613g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Hummus
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
79%
Mung bean
15%
Hummus
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
126%
Mung bean
64%
Hummus

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 364mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.089g)
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 Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.5)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mung bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174256/nutrients
  2. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.