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Mung bean vs Sun-dried tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mung bean and Sun-dried tomato?

  • Mung bean is richer in Folate, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Magnesium and Manganese, yet Sun-dried tomato is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 151% higher.
  • Mung bean has 4 times more Vitamin B5 than Sun-dried tomato. Mung bean has 1.91mg of Vitamin B5, while Sun-dried tomato has 0.479mg.

We used Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +151.5%
Contains more Calcium +180.9%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +98.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Potassium +25.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Contains more Iron +151.5%
Contains more Calcium +180.9%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +98.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Potassium +25.6%

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 +221.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +298.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Contains more Folate +2617.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2020.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1028.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.3%
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 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +221.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +298.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Contains more Folate +2617.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2020.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1028.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.3%

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
62
Sun-dried tomato
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
73
Sun-dried tomato

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
30%
Sun-dried tomato
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
23%
Sun-dried tomato
Fats
5%
Mung bean
65%
Sun-dried tomato

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 Sun-dried tomato
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Sun-dried tomato
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?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato contains less Sugars (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 251mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.545g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Sun-dried tomato Opinion
Calories 347 213 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 5.06 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 14.08 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 4.8 101.8 Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 62.62 23.33 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 2.68 Mung bean
Calcium 132 47 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 1565 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 189 81 Mung bean
Sugars 6.6 Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 16.3 5.8 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.473 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 0.78 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 139 Mung bean
Sodium 15 266 Mung bean
Vitamin A 114 1286 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.193 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.383 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 2.251 3.63 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.479 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.319 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Mung bean
Folate 625 23 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 1.893 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 8.663 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 2.06 Sun-dried tomato
Tryptophan 0.26 0.037 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.128 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.121 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.185 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.186 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.044 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.131 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.13 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.077 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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.