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Mung bean vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mung bean and Cayenne pepper

  • Mung bean is higher in Folate and Copper, however Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Fiber and Manganese.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 231% higher.
  • Mung bean has 6 times more Folate than Cayenne pepper. While Mung bean has 625µg of Folate, Cayenne pepper has only 106µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne.

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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 Magnesium +24.3%
Contains more Copper +152.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +24.3%
Contains more Copper +152.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Equal in Zinc - 2.48

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 B1 +89.3%
Contains more Folate +489.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1491.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +36400%
Contains more Vitamin E +5749%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +541.4%
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 255% 2497% 597% 0% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 0% 201% 80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.3%
Contains more Folate +489.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1491.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +36400%
Contains more Vitamin E +5749%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +541.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +792.2%

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
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
118
Cayenne pepper

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
5%
Mung bean
80%
Cayenne pepper

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Cayenne pepper
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 contains less Sugars?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sugars (difference - 3.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.912g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 347 318 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 12.01 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 17.27 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 4.8 76.4 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 62.62 56.63 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 7.8 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 132 148 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 1246 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 189 152 Mung bean
Sugars 6.6 10.34 Mung bean
Fiber 16.3 27.2 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.941 0.373 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 2.48 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 293 Mung bean
Sodium 15 30 Mung bean
Vitamin A 114 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.51 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.328 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 2.251 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 1.91 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folate 625 106 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.348 3.26 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 2.75 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 8.37 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.26 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 Mung bean
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.