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Mung bean vs Pasta - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mung bean and Pasta

  • Pasta contains less Folate, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6 than Mung bean.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Mung bean is 140% higher.
  • Pasta has 52 times less Potassium than Mung bean. Mung bean has 1246mg of Potassium, while Pasta has 24mg.

Food types used in this article are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +2100%
Contains more Iron +491.2%
Contains more Magnesium +950%
Contains more Phosphorus +482.5%
Contains more Potassium +5091.7%
Contains more Zinc +378.6%
Contains more Copper +911.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 43% 13% 27% 3% 1% 16% 31%
Contains more Calcium +2100%
Contains more Iron +491.2%
Contains more Magnesium +950%
Contains more Phosphorus +482.5%
Contains more Potassium +5091.7%
Contains more Zinc +378.6%
Contains more Copper +911.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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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Pasta
Contains more Vitamin A +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +943.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1023.5%
Contains more Folate +876.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 2% 0% 0% 0% 53% 35% 19% 11% 8% 48% 18% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +943.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1023.5%
Contains more Folate +876.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Pasta Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 24.93g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 5.15g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 1.05g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 24.93g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 131kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g g Pasta
Fiber 16.3g g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 6mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 1.14mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 18mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 63mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 24mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 6mg Pasta
Zinc 2.68mg 0.56mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.093mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 20IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU IU Mung bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.209mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.15mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 0.992mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.183mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.034mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 64µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.14µg Pasta
Vitamin K 9µg µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.065mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.134mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.197mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.348mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.097mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.079mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.247mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.217mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.103mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 33mg Mung bean
Trans Fat 0g g Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.15g Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.124g Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.429g Pasta

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Pasta
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
16
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
17
Pasta

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
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
25%
Pasta
Fats
5%
Mung bean
5%
Pasta

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.198g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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

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. Pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169728/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.