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Mung bean vs Oatmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mung bean and Oatmeal

  • The amount of Folate, Copper, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Manganese, and Zinc in Mung bean is higher than in Oatmeal.
  • Mung bean covers your daily need of Folate 145% more than Oatmeal.
  • Mung bean contains 20 times more Potassium than Oatmeal. While Mung bean contains 1246mg of Potassium, Oatmeal contains only 61mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved).

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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 +65%
Contains more Iron +13.1%
Contains more Magnesium +626.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +376.6%
Contains more Potassium +1942.6%
Contains less Sodium -69.4%
Contains more Zinc +332.3%
Contains more Copper +1325.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 224% 19% 33% 6% 7% 17% 22%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Iron +13.1%
Contains more Magnesium +626.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +376.6%
Contains more Potassium +1942.6%
Contains less Sodium -69.4%
Contains more Zinc +332.3%
Contains more Copper +1325.8%

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 E +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.7%
Contains more Folate +1320.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2150%
Contains more Vitamin A +279.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.215
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 26% 2% 0% 0% 65% 50% 57% 20% 67% 33% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.7%
Contains more Folate +1320.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2150%
Contains more Vitamin A +279.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.215

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Oatmeal Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 9.97g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 2.37g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 1.36g Oatmeal
Carbs 62.62g 11.67g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 68kcal Mung bean
Starch g 10.37g Oatmeal
Fructose g 0g Oatmeal
Sugar 6.6g 0.46g Oatmeal
Fiber 16.3g 1.7g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 80mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 5.96mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 26mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 77mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 61mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 49mg Mung bean
Zinc 2.68mg 0.62mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.066mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 433IU Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.07mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.215mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 3.025mg Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.317mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.29mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 44µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 0.4µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.04mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.083mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.105mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.2mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.135mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.04mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.13mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.151mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.057mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.003g Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.226g Oatmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.391g Oatmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.426g Oatmeal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Oatmeal
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
27
Oatmeal
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
44
Oatmeal

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
14%
Oatmeal
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
12%
Oatmeal
Fats
5%
Mung bean
6%
Oatmeal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.14g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.122g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
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 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. Oatmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171662/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.