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Mung bean vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mung bean and Paprika different?

  • Mung bean is richer in Folate, while Paprika is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Paprika covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 273% more than Mung bean.
  • Mung bean contains 13 times more Folate than Paprika. Mung bean contains 625µg of Folate, while Paprika contains 49µg.

Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Spices, paprika types were 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 Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Copper +32%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Iron +213.6%
Contains more Potassium +83%
Contains more Zinc +61.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 178
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Copper +32%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Iron +213.6%
Contains more Potassium +83%
Contains more Zinc +61.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 178

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 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.2%
Contains more Folate +1175.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +43105.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5605.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +346.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +460.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +792.2%
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 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin C +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.2%
Contains more Folate +1175.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +43105.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5605.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +346.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +460.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +792.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 19.09g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 14.14g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 12.89g Paprika
Carbs 62.62g 53.99g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 282kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 6.6g 10.34g Mung bean
Fiber 16.3g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 132mg 229mg Paprika
Iron 6.74mg 21.14mg Paprika
Magnesium 189mg 178mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 314mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 15mg 68mg Mung bean
Zinc 2.68mg 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 0.941mg 0.713mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E 0.51mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0.9mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.33mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 625µg 49µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.07mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.49mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.57mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.92mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.69mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.2mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.61mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.75mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.25mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.348g 2.14g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 1.695g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 7.766g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Paprika
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
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
211
Paprika

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
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
54%
Paprika
Fats
5%
Mung bean
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.792g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/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.