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Mung bean vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mung bean and Refried beans

  • The amount of Folate, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Manganese, and Potassium in Mung bean is higher than in Refried beans.
  • Mung bean covers your daily need of Folate 154% more than Refried beans.
  • Mung bean contains 10 times more Vitamin B5 than Refried beans. While Mung bean contains 1.91mg of Vitamin B5, Refried beans contain only 0.189mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity).

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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 +368.1%
Contains more Calcium +355.2%
Contains more Potassium +290.6%
Contains more Magnesium +440%
Contains more Copper +629.5%
Contains more Zinc +362.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 54% 9% 29% 25% 43% 16% 40% 49%
Contains more Iron +368.1%
Contains more Calcium +355.2%
Contains more Potassium +290.6%
Contains more Magnesium +440%
Contains more Copper +629.5%
Contains more Zinc +362.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +717.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +194.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +910.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +270.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +328.6%
Contains more Folate +5581.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
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 20% 0% 2% 0% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 0% 6% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +717.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +194.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +910.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +270.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +328.6%
Contains more Folate +5581.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%

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
10
Refried beans
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
33
Refried beans

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
30%
Refried beans
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
14%
Refried beans
Fats
5%
Mung bean
9%
Refried beans

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

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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?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.283g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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 Refried beans Opinion
Calories 347 90 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 4.98 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 2.01 Refried beans
Vitamin C 4.8 6 Refried beans
Carbs 62.62 13.55 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 1.44 Mung bean
Calcium 132 29 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 319 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 35 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 0.54 Refried beans
Fiber 16.3 3.7 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.129 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 0.58 Mung bean
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 367 92 Mung bean
Sodium 15 370 Mung bean
Vitamin A 114 0 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.09 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.076 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.079 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 0.367 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.189 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.103 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 2.1 Mung bean
Folate 625 11 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0.016 Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.631 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.601 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.543 Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.26 0.065 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.231 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.242 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.438 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.377 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.083 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.297 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.287 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 153 Refried beans
Fructose 0 Refried beans

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. Refried beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172438/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.