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Mung bean vs Pumpkin seed - 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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Contains more Iron +103.6%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +35.6%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +38.6%
Contains more Zinc +284.3%
Contains more Iron +103.6%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +35.6%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +38.6%
Contains more Zinc +284.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1726.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +687.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3310.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +932.4%
Contains more Folate, total +6844.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1726.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +687.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3310.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +932.4%
Contains more Folate, total +6844.4%

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
3
Pumpkin seed
Mineral Summary Score
88
Mung bean
86
Pumpkin seed

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
111%
Pumpkin seed
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
54%
Pumpkin seed
Fats
5%
Mung bean
90%
Pumpkin seed

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 Pumpkin seed
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Pumpkin seed
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 contains less Sugars?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed contains less Sugars (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.322g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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)
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 Pumpkin seed Opinion
Calories 347 446 Pumpkin seed
Protein 23.86 18.55 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 19.4 Pumpkin seed
Vitamin C 4.8 0.3 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 53.75 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 3.31 Mung bean
Calcium 132 55 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 919 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 262 Pumpkin seed
Sugars 6.6 Mung bean
Fiber 16.3 18.4 Pumpkin seed
Copper 0.941 0.69 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 10.3 Pumpkin seed
Starch
Phosphorus 367 92 Mung bean
Sodium 15 18 Mung bean
Vitamin A 114 62 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.034 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.052 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 0.286 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.056 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.037 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Mung bean
Folate, total 625 9 Mung bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Pumpkin seed
Saturated Fat 0.348 3.67 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 6.032 Pumpkin seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 8.844 Pumpkin seed
Tryptophan 0.26 0.326 Pumpkin seed
Threonine 0.782 0.683 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.956 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 1.572 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 1.386 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.417 Pumpkin seed
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.924 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 1.491 Pumpkin seed
Histidine 0.695 0.515 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. Pumpkin seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170188/nutrients

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