Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Mung bean vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

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.

Infographic

Mung bean vs Millet infographic
Copy infographic link

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 Iron +123.9%
Contains more Calcium +1550%
Contains more Potassium +539%
Contains more Magnesium +65.8%
Contains more Copper +25.5%
Contains more Zinc +59.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Contains more Iron +123.9%
Contains more Calcium +1550%
Contains more Potassium +539%
Contains more Magnesium +65.8%
Contains more Copper +25.5%
Contains more Zinc +59.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
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
:
3
Millet
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +920%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Contains more Folate +635.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.384
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 0% 0% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +920%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Contains more Folate +635.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.384

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Millet
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.