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Mung bean vs. Millet — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mung bean and Millet

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Manganese than Millet.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 152% more.
  • Mung bean contains 20 times more Potassium than Millet. Mung bean contains 1246mg of Potassium, while Millet contains 62mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Millet, 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.
Contains more Calcium +4300%
Contains more Iron +969.8%
Contains more Magnesium +329.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +267%
Contains more Potassium +1909.7%
Contains more Zinc +194.5%
Contains more Copper +484.5%
Contains more Manganese +280.5%
Contains more Selenium +811.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
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 1% 24% 32% 43% 6% 1% 25% 54% 36% 5%
Contains more Calcium +4300%
Contains more Iron +969.8%
Contains more Magnesium +329.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +267%
Contains more Potassium +1909.7%
Contains more Zinc +194.5%
Contains more Copper +484.5%
Contains more Manganese +280.5%
Contains more Selenium +811.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%

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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Millet
Contains more Vitamin A +3700%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +485.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1017%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.7%
Contains more Folate +3189.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
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 1% 1% 0% 0% 27% 19% 25% 11% 25% 15% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3700%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +485.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1017%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.7%
Contains more Folate +3189.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +579.8%
Contains more Fats +15%
Contains more Carbs +164.6%
Contains more Other +709.8%
Contains more Water +689.1%
24% 63% 9% 3%
Protein: 23.86 g
Fats: 1.15 g
Carbs: 62.62 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 3.32 g
4% 24% 71%
Protein: 3.51 g
Fats: 1 g
Carbs: 23.67 g
Water: 71.41 g
Other: 0.41 g
Contains more Protein +579.8%
Contains more Fats +15%
Contains more Carbs +164.6%
Contains more Other +709.8%
Contains more Water +689.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.3%
39% 18% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.348 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.161 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.384 g
20% 21% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.184 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.508 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Millet Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 22.37g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 3.51g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 1g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 23.67g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 119kcal Mung bean
Sugar 6.6g 0.13g Millet
Fiber 16.3g 1.3g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 3mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 0.63mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 44mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 100mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 62mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 2mg Millet
Zinc 2.68mg 0.91mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.161mg Mung bean
Manganese 1.035mg 0.272mg Mung bean
Selenium 8.2µg 0.9µg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 3IU Mung bean
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.02mg Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.106mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.082mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 1.33mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.171mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.108mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 19µg Mung bean
Vitamin K 9µg 0.3µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.038mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.113mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.148mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.446mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.067mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.07mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.185mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.184mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.075mg Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.172g Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.184g Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.508g Millet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
10%
Millet
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
126%
Mung bean
22%
Millet

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Millet
Millet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.176g)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168871/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.