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Mung bean vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mung bean and Cinnamon

  • Mung bean is richer in Folate, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Magnesium and Potassium, while Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, Fiber and Calcium.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily Manganese needs 714% more than Mung bean.
  • Mung bean has 104 times more Folate than Cinnamon. Mung bean has 625µg of Folate, while Cinnamon has 6µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Spices, cinnamon, ground.

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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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Contains more Potassium +189.1%
Contains more Magnesium +215%
Contains more Copper +177.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Iron +23.4%
Contains more Calcium +659.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Contains more Potassium +189.1%
Contains more Magnesium +215%
Contains more Copper +177.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Iron +23.4%
Contains more Calcium +659.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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 C +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2722.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +468.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +433.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.8%
Contains more Folate +10316.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +158.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +354.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +246.7%
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 13% 18% 47% 0% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 0% 78% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2722.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +468.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +433.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.8%
Contains more Folate +10316.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +158.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +354.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +246.7%

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
82
Mung bean
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
5%
Mung bean
6%
Cinnamon

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Cinnamon
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 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 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 Sugars?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sugars (difference - 4.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 347 247 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 3.99 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 1.24 Cinnamon
Vitamin C 4.8 3.8 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 8.32 Cinnamon
Calcium 132 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 1246 431 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 60 Mung bean
Sugars 6.6 2.17 Cinnamon
Fiber 16.3 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 0.941 0.339 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 1.83 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 64 Mung bean
Sodium 15 10 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 114 295 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 0.51 2.32 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.022 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.041 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 1.332 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.358 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.158 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 31.2 Cinnamon
Folate 625 6 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.345 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.246 Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.068 Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26 0.049 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.136 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.146 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.253 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.243 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.078 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.146 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.224 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.117 Mung bean
Fructose 1.11 Cinnamon

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 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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.