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Mung bean vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Mung bean and Soba

  • Soba has less Folate, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Manganese, and Vitamin B6.
  • Mung bean covers your daily Folate needs 155% more than Soba.
  • Soba contains 118 times less Copper than Mung bean. Mung bean contains 0.941mg of Copper, while Soba contains 0.008mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Noodles, japanese, soba, cooked.

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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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Soba
Contains more Iron +1304.2%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Potassium +3460%
Contains more Magnesium +2000%
Contains more Copper +11662.5%
Contains more Zinc +2133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1368%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 2% 4% 7% 3% 4% 11% 8%
Contains more Iron +1304.2%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Potassium +3460%
Contains more Magnesium +2000%
Contains more Copper +11662.5%
Contains more Zinc +2133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1368%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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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Soba
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +796.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +341.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +855%
Contains more Folate +8828.6%
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% 0% 0% 0% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +796.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +341.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +855%
Contains more Folate +8828.6%

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
6
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
7
Soba

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%
Soba
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
21%
Soba
Fats
5%
Mung bean
0%
Soba

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mung bean Soba
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?
Soba
Soba is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.329g)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
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 Soba Opinion
Calories 347 99 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 5.06 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 0.1 Mung bean
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 21.44 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 0.48 Mung bean
Calcium 132 4 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 35 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 9 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 Soba
Fiber 16.3 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.008 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 0.12 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 25 Mung bean
Sodium 15 60 Mung bean
Vitamin A 114 0 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.094 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.026 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.235 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.04 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Mung bean
Folate 625 7 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Soba
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.019 Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.026 Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.031 Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26 0.072 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.177 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.195 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.33 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.214 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.072 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.217 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.249 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.119 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 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. Soba - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168907/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.