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Mung bean vs Rye - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mung bean and Rye

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Magnesium, Choline, and Calcium, however Rye is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 147% more.
  • Mung bean contains 6 times more Calcium than Rye. Mung bean contains 132mg of Calcium, while Rye contains 24mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Rye grain.

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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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Rye
Contains more Iron +156.3%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Potassium +144.3%
Contains more Magnesium +71.8%
Contains more Copper +156.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.65
Equal in Phosphorus - 332
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 99% 8% 45% 79% 123% 73% 143% 1%
Contains more Iron +156.3%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Potassium +144.3%
Contains more Magnesium +71.8%
Contains more Copper +156.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.65
Equal in Phosphorus - 332

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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Rye
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +52.5%
Contains more Folate +1544.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251
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% 1% 17% 0% 79% 58% 81% 88% 68% 0% 15% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +52.5%
Contains more Folate +1544.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251

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
36
Rye
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
71
Rye

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
62%
Rye
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
76%
Rye
Fats
5%
Mung bean
8%
Rye

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 Rye
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 Rye
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?
Rye
Rye is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.151g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
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 Rye Opinion
Calories 347 338 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 10.34 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 1.63 Rye
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 75.86 Rye
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 2.63 Mung bean
Calcium 132 24 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 510 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 110 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 0.98 Rye
Fiber 16.3 15.1 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.367 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 2.65 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 332 Mung bean
Sodium 15 2 Rye
Vitamin A 114 11 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.85 Rye
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.316 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.251 Rye
Vitamin B3 2.251 4.27 Rye
Vitamin B5 1.91 1.456 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.294 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 5.9 Mung bean
Folate 625 38 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.197 Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.208 Rye
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.767 Rye
Tryptophan 0.26 0.108 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.289 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.208 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.563 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.286 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.153 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.435 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.317 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.189 Mung bean
Fructose 0.11 Rye

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. Rye - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168884/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.