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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
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%

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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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 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 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 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%

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g g 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
Vitamin A 114IU 30IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg µg 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 Hummus
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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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

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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
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
66
Hummus

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
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
14%
Hummus
Fats
5%
Mung bean
44%
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

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. 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.