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Mung bean vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mung bean and Millet

  • Mung bean is higher in Folate, Iron, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Copper, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1, however Millet is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 135% higher.
  • Mung bean has 6 times more Potassium than Millet. While Mung bean has 1246mg of Potassium, Millet has only 195mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Millet, raw.

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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 +1550%
Contains more Iron +123.9%
Contains more Magnesium +65.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains more Potassium +539%
Contains more Zinc +59.5%
Contains more Copper +25.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 113% 82% 123% 18% 1% 46% 250%
Contains more Calcium +1550%
Contains more Iron +123.9%
Contains more Magnesium +65.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains more Potassium +539%
Contains more Zinc +59.5%
Contains more Copper +25.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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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Millet
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +920%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.2%
Contains more Folate +635.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.384
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% 1% 0% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 64% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +920%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.2%
Contains more Folate +635.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.384

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Millet Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 64.35g Millet
Protein 23.86g 11.02g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 4.22g Millet
Carbs 62.62g 72.85g Millet
Calories 347kcal 378kcal Millet
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g g Millet
Fiber 16.3g 8.5g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 8mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 3.01mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 114mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 285mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 195mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 5mg Millet
Zinc 2.68mg 1.68mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.75mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.05mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.421mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.29mg Millet
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 4.72mg Millet
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.848mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.384mg Millet
Folate 625µg 85µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 0.9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.119mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.353mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.465mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 1.4mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.212mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.221mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.58mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.578mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.236mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Millet
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.723g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.773g Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 2.134g Millet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
79
Millet

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
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
73%
Millet
Fats
5%
Mung bean
19%
Millet

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.375g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
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?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
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

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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.