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Mung bean vs. Lamb — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mung bean and Lamb

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium, however, Lamb is richer in Vitamin B12, and Selenium.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 152% more.
  • Mung bean contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked.

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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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Lamb
Contains more Calcium +676.5%
Contains more Iron +258.5%
Contains more Magnesium +721.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.2%
Contains more Potassium +301.9%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Copper +690.8%
Contains more Manganese +4604.5%
Contains more Zinc +66.4%
Contains more Selenium +222%
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 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40% 3% 144%
Contains more Calcium +676.5%
Contains more Iron +258.5%
Contains more Magnesium +721.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.2%
Contains more Potassium +301.9%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Copper +690.8%
Contains more Manganese +4604.5%
Contains more Zinc +66.4%
Contains more Selenium +222%

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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Lamb
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +264.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +521%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +193.8%
Contains more Folate +3372.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
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 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +264.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +521%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +193.8%
Contains more Folate +3372.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Lamb
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +304.9%
Contains more Fats +1720.9%
Contains more Water +493.6%
Equal in Protein - 24.52
24% 63% 9% 3%
Protein: 23.86 g
Fats: 1.15 g
Carbs: 62.62 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 3.32 g
25% 21% 54%
Protein: 24.52 g
Fats: 20.94 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.72 g
Other: 0.82 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +304.9%
Contains more Fats +1720.9%
Contains more Water +493.6%
Equal in Protein - 24.52

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Lamb
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5378.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +293.2%
39% 18% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.348 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.161 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.384 g
46% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 8.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.51 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5378.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +293.2%

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 Lamb
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Lamb Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 0g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 24.52g Lamb
Fats 1.15g 20.94g Lamb
Carbs 62.62g 0g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 294kcal Mung bean
Sugar 6.6g 0g Lamb
Fiber 16.3g 0g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 17mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 1.88mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 23mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 188mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 310mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 72mg Mung bean
Zinc 2.68mg 4.46mg Lamb
Copper 0.941mg 0.119mg Mung bean
Manganese 1.035mg 0.022mg Mung bean
Selenium 8.2µg 26.4µg Lamb
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Mung bean
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.14mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 2IU Lamb
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Lamb
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.1mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.25mg Lamb
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 6.66mg Lamb
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.66mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.13mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 18µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 2.55µg Lamb
Vitamin K 9µg 4.6µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.287mg Lamb
Threonine 0.782mg 1.05mg Lamb
Isoleucine 1.008mg 1.183mg Lamb
Leucine 1.847mg 1.908mg Lamb
Lysine 1.664mg 2.166mg Lamb
Methionine 0.286mg 0.629mg Lamb
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.998mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 1.323mg Lamb
Histidine 0.695mg 0.777mg Lamb
Cholesterol 0mg 97mg Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348g 8.83g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 8.82g Lamb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 1.51g Lamb

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Lamb
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
82%
Mung bean
52%
Lamb
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
126%
Mung bean
52%
Lamb

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.482g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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?
Lamb
Lamb is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb
Lamb is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)

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. Lamb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.