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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
Contains more Magnesium +215%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Potassium +189.1%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Copper +177.6%
Contains more Calcium +659.1%
Contains more Iron +23.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Magnesium +215%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Potassium +189.1%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Copper +177.6%
Contains more Calcium +659.1%
Contains more Iron +23.4%
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 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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 27.49g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 3.99g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 1.24g Cinnamon
Carbs 62.62g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 347kcal 247kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 6.6g 2.17g Cinnamon
Fiber 16.3g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 132mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 6.74mg 8.32mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 189mg 60mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 64mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 431mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 2.68mg 1.83mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.339mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 295IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 0.51mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 3.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.022mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.041mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 1.332mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.358mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.158mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 6µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.049mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.136mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.146mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.253mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.243mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.078mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.146mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.224mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.117mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.246g Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.068g Mung bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Cinnamon
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
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 food.
Protein
143%
Mung bean
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
5%
Mung bean
6%
Cinnamon

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 is lower in Sugar?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.