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Mung bean vs Soybean meal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mung bean and Soybean meal different?

  • Mung bean is higher in Folate, however Soybean meal is richer in Manganese, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Soybean meal is 120% higher.
  • Mung bean contains 2 times more Folate than Soybean meal. While Mung bean contains 625µg of Folate, Soybean meal contains only 303µg.

Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Soy meal, defatted, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Iron +103.3%
Contains more Magnesium +61.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +91%
Contains more Potassium +99.8%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Iron +103.3%
Contains more Magnesium +61.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +91%
Contains more Potassium +99.8%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Copper +112.5%

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 +185%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.976
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 3% 0% 0% 0% 173% 58% 49% 119% 132% 228% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.976

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Soybean meal Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 35.89g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 49.2g Soybean meal
Fats 1.15g 2.39g Soybean meal
Carbs 62.62g 35.89g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 337kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g g Soybean meal
Fiber 16.3g g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 244mg Soybean meal
Iron 6.74mg 13.7mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 189mg 306mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 367mg 701mg Soybean meal
Potassium 1246mg 2490mg Soybean meal
Sodium 15mg 3mg Soybean meal
Zinc 2.68mg 5.06mg Soybean meal
Copper 0.941mg 2mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 114IU 40IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.691mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.251mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 2.587mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 1.976mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.569mg Soybean meal
Folate 625µg 303µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.653mg Soybean meal
Threonine 0.782mg 1.952mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 1.008mg 2.18mg Soybean meal
Leucine 1.847mg 3.66mg Soybean meal
Lysine 1.664mg 2.991mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.286mg 0.606mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 2.346mg Soybean meal
Valine 1.237mg 2.243mg Soybean meal
Histidine 0.695mg 1.212mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.268g Soybean meal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.409g Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 1.045g Soybean meal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mung bean Soybean meal
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
63
Soybean meal
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
266
Soybean meal

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
295%
Soybean meal
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
36%
Soybean meal
Fats
5%
Mung bean
11%
Soybean meal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.08g)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
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. Soybean meal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172445/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.