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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, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Paprika covers your daily need of Vitamin A 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 Copper +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Iron +213.6%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Potassium +83%
Contains more Zinc +61.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 178
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Contains more Copper +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Iron +213.6%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
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 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 3% 2956% 583% 0% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 0% 201% 37%
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 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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Paprika
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.