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Mung bean vs Sesame - 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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Sesame
Contains more Potassium +166.2%
Contains more Iron +115.9%
Contains more Calcium +638.6%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +333.8%
Contains more Zinc +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Potassium +166.2%
Contains more Iron +115.9%
Contains more Calcium +638.6%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +333.8%
Contains more Zinc +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%

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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4
Sesame
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3720%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate, total +544.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.247
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3720%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate, total +544.3%
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 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
36
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
88
Mung bean
224
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 the food
Protein
143%
Mung bean
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
23%
Sesame
Fats
5%
Mung bean
229%
Sesame

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Sesame
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?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 6.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
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 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?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Sesame Opinion
Calories 347 573 Sesame
Protein 23.86 17.73 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 23.45 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 14.55 Sesame
Calcium 132 975 Sesame
Potassium 1246 468 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 351 Sesame
Sugars 6.6 0.3 Mung bean
Fiber 16.3 11.8 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 2.68 7.75 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 367 629 Sesame
Sodium 15 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 114 9 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.25 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.247 Sesame
Vitamin B3 2.251 4.515 Sesame
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.05 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 0 Mung bean
Folate, total 625 97 Mung bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 0.348 6.957 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.26 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.782 0.736 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.763 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 1.358 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.569 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.94 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.99 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.522 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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/nutrients

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