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Mung bean vs. Porridge — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mung bean and Porridge

  • The amount of Folate, Copper, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B5, and Potassium in Mung bean is higher than in Porridge.
  • Mung bean covers your daily need of Folate 153% more than Porridge.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +51.7%
Contains more Iron +80.2%
Contains more Magnesium +3680%
Contains more Phosphorus +2346.7%
Contains more Potassium +7687.5%
Contains more Zinc +1961.5%
Contains more Copper +2252.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +192.9%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314% 135% 45%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 141% 4% 7% 2% 1% 4% 14% 0% 16%
Contains more Calcium +51.7%
Contains more Iron +80.2%
Contains more Magnesium +3680%
Contains more Phosphorus +2346.7%
Contains more Potassium +7687.5%
Contains more Zinc +1961.5%
Contains more Copper +2252.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +192.9%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1029.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +832%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +332.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2590.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2838.5%
Contains more Folate +5108.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +8900%
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% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1029.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +832%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +332.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2590.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2838.5%
Contains more Folate +5108.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +8900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +1556.9%
Contains more Fats +447.6%
Contains more Carbs +495.2%
Contains more Other +1409.1%
Contains more Water +868.1%
24% 63% 9% 3%
Protein: 23.86 g
Fats: 1.15 g
Carbs: 62.62 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 3.32 g
11% 88%
Protein: 1.44 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 10.52 g
Water: 87.61 g
Other: 0.22 g
Contains more Protein +1556.9%
Contains more Fats +447.6%
Contains more Carbs +495.2%
Contains more Other +1409.1%
Contains more Water +868.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +236.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.5%
39% 18% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.348 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.161 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.384 g
19% 16% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.033 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.114 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +236.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mung bean Porridge
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Porridge Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 10.02g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 1.44g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 0.21g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 10.52g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 50kcal Mung bean
Sugar 6.6g 0.03g Porridge
Fiber 16.3g 0.5g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 87mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 3.74mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 5mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 15mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 16mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 6mg Porridge
Zinc 2.68mg 0.13mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.04mg Mung bean
Manganese 1.035mg 0mg Mung bean
Selenium 8.2µg 2.8µg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Mung bean
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.02mg Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.055mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.025mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 0.52mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.071mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.013mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 12µg Mung bean
Vitamin K 9µg 0.1µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.02mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.045mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.063mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.11mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.037mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.027mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.078mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.07mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.033mg Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.033g Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.028g Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.114g Mung bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Porridge
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
82%
Mung bean
4%
Porridge
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
126%
Mung bean
21%
Porridge

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.315g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mung bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174256/nutrients
  2. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.