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Mung bean vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mung bean and Porridge

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B5, and Potassium, while Porridge has more Manganese.
  • Mung bean covers your daily need of Folate 153% more than Porridge.
  • Mung bean contains 78 times more Potassium than Porridge. While Mung bean contains 1246mg of Potassium, Porridge contains only 16mg.

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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +80.2%
Contains more Calcium +51.7%
Contains more Potassium +7687.5%
Contains more Magnesium +3680%
Contains more Copper +2252.5%
Contains more Zinc +1961.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +2346.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 141% 27% 2% 4% 14% 4% 7% 1%
Contains more Iron +80.2%
Contains more Calcium +51.7%
Contains more Potassium +7687.5%
Contains more Magnesium +3680%
Contains more Copper +2252.5%
Contains more Zinc +1961.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +2346.7%
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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
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 Vitamin K +8900%
Contains more Folate +5108.3%
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% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
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 Vitamin K +8900%
Contains more Folate +5108.3%

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
4
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
24
Porridge

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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
11%
Porridge
Fats
5%
Mung bean
1%
Porridge

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 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

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Mung bean Porridge
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Porridge Opinion
Calories 347 50 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 1.44 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 0.21 Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 10.52 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 3.74 Mung bean
Calcium 132 87 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 16 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 5 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 0.03 Porridge
Fiber 16.3 0.5 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.04 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 0.13 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 15 Mung bean
Sodium 15 6 Porridge
Vitamin A 114 0 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.02 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.055 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.025 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 0.52 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.071 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.013 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 0.1 Mung bean
Folate 625 12 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.033 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.028 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.114 Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26 0.02 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.045 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.063 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.11 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.037 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.027 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.078 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.07 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.033 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 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. 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.