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Mung bean vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mung bean and Sesame

  • Mung bean has more Folate, and Vitamin B5, while Sesame has more Copper, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Selenium, Zinc, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Sesame covers your daily need of Copper 349% more than Mung bean.
  • Mung bean contains 38 times more Vitamin B5 than Sesame. While Mung bean contains 1.91mg of Vitamin B5, Sesame contains only 0.05mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried.

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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 Potassium +166.2%
Contains more Calcium +638.6%
Contains more Iron +115.9%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Zinc +189.2%
Contains more Copper +333.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Contains more Potassium +166.2%
Contains more Calcium +638.6%
Contains more Iron +115.9%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Zinc +189.2%
Contains more Copper +333.8%

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3720%
Contains more Folate +544.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.247
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 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3720%
Contains more Folate +544.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.247

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Sesame Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 11.65g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 17.73g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 49.67g Sesame
Carbs 62.62g 23.45g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 573kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g 0.3g Sesame
Fiber 16.3g 11.8g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 975mg Sesame
Iron 6.74mg 14.55mg Sesame
Magnesium 189mg 351mg Sesame
Phosphorus 367mg 629mg Sesame
Potassium 1246mg 468mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 11mg Sesame
Zinc 2.68mg 7.75mg Sesame
Copper 0.941mg 4.082mg Sesame
Vitamin A 114IU 9IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.25mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.247mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 4.515mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.05mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.79mg Sesame
Folate 625µg 97µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 0µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine 0.782mg 0.736mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.763mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 1.358mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.569mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.94mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.99mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.522mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Sesame
Saturated Fat 0.348g 6.957g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 21.773g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Sesame
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
23%
Sesame
Fats
5%
Mung bean
229%
Sesame

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.609g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.