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Mung bean vs Bran - In-Depth Nutrition 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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Bran
Contains more Iron +24.6%
Contains more Calcium +127.6%
Contains more Potassium +120.1%
Contains more Copper +133.5%
Contains more Magnesium +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +16%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Iron +24.6%
Contains more Calcium +127.6%
Contains more Potassium +120.1%
Contains more Copper +133.5%
Contains more Magnesium +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +16%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%

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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Bran
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +181.3%
Contains more Folate, total +1101.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +98%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +181.3%
Contains more Folate, total +1101.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +98%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
66
Mung bean
32
Bran
Mineral Summary Score
88
Mung bean
84
Bran

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 the food
Protein
143%
Mung bean
104%
Bran
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
66%
Bran
Fats
5%
Mung bean
32%
Bran

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mung bean Bran
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Bran
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 - 0.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bran
Bran contains less Sugars (difference - 5.15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mung bean Bran Opinion
Calories 347 246 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 17.3 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 7.03 Bran
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 66.22 Bran
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 5.41 Mung bean
Calcium 132 58 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 566 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 235 Bran
Sugars 6.6 1.45 Mung bean
Fiber 16.3 15.4 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.403 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 3.11 Bran
Starch
Phosphorus 367 734 Bran
Sodium 15 4 Bran
Vitamin A 114 0 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 1.01 Bran
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 1.17 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.22 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 0.934 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 1.494 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.165 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 3.2 Mung bean
Folate, total 625 52 Mung bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Bran
Saturated Fat 0.348 1.328 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 2.376 Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 2.766 Bran
Tryptophan 0.26 0.335 Bran
Threonine 0.782 0.502 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.668 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 1.374 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.76 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.335 Bran
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.908 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.964 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.41 Mung 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.