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Mung bean vs Lupin Bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mung bean and Lupin Bean?

  • Mung bean is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B5, and Potassium, yet Lupin Bean is richer in Manganese, Zinc, Phosphorus, Fiber, and Copper.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 68% higher.
  • Mung bean has 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Lupin Bean. Mung bean has 1.91mg of Vitamin B5, while Lupin Bean has 0.75mg.

We used Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Lupins, mature seeds, raw types in this comparison.

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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
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Contains more Iron +54.6%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 198
Equal in Copper - 1.022
Equal in Sodium - 15
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 53% 90% 142% 341% 130% 189% 2%
Contains more Iron +54.6%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 198
Equal in Copper - 1.022
Equal in Sodium - 15

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.7%
Contains more Folate +76.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.8
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.64
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.19
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.357
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 7% 11% 0% 156% 54% 43% 115% 89% 0% 23% 469%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 0% 0% 0% 160% 51% 42% 45% 83% 0% 0% 267%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.7%
Contains more Folate +76.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.8
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.64
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.19
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.357

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
55
Lupin Bean
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
138
Lupin Bean

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
217%
Lupin Bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
40%
Lupin Bean
Fats
5%
Mung bean
45%
Lupin Bean

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

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Mung bean Lupin Bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.808g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (15 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Lupin Bean Opinion
Calories 347 371 Lupin Bean
Protein 23.86 36.17 Lupin Bean
Fats 1.15 9.74 Lupin Bean
Vitamin C 4.8 4.8
Carbs 62.62 40.37 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 4.36 Mung bean
Calcium 132 176 Lupin Bean
Potassium 1246 1013 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 198 Lupin Bean
Sugar 6.6 Lupin Bean
Fiber 16.3 18.9 Lupin Bean
Copper 0.941 1.022 Lupin Bean
Zinc 2.68 4.75 Lupin Bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 440 Lupin Bean
Sodium 15 15
Vitamin A 114 0 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.64 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.22 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 2.19 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.75 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.357 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Mung bean
Folate 625 355 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 1.156 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 3.94 Lupin Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 2.439 Lupin Bean
Tryptophan 0.26 0.289 Lupin Bean
Threonine 0.782 1.331 Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.008 1.615 Lupin Bean
Leucine 1.847 2.743 Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.664 1.933 Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.286 0.255 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 1.435 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 1.51 Lupin Bean
Histidine 0.695 1.03 Lupin Bean
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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. Lupin Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172423/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.