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Mung bean vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mung bean and Teff

  • Mung bean has more Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Choline, and Copper, however Teff is richer in Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Teff's daily need coverage for Manganese is 357% more.
  • Mung bean contains 7 times more Choline than Teff. Mung bean contains 97.9mg of Choline, while Teff contains 13.1mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Teff, uncooked.

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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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Teff
Contains more Potassium +191.8%
Contains more Copper +16.2%
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +35.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Magnesium - 184
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 287% 54% 38% 132% 270% 99% 184% 2%
Contains more Potassium +191.8%
Contains more Copper +16.2%
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +35.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Magnesium - 184

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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Teff
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%
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 0% 1% 2% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%

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
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
133
Teff

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
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
73%
Teff
Fats
5%
Mung bean
11%
Teff

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

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Mung bean Teff
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 Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Teff Opinion
Calories 347 367 Teff
Protein 23.86 13.3 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 2.38 Teff
Vitamin C 4.8 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 73.13 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Mung bean
Iron 6.74 7.63 Teff
Calcium 132 180 Teff
Potassium 1246 427 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 184 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 1.84 Teff
Fiber 16.3 8 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.81 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 3.63 Teff
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 367 429 Teff
Sodium 15 12 Teff
Vitamin A 114 9 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.08 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.39 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.27 Teff
Vitamin B3 2.251 3.363 Teff
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.942 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.482 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Mung bean
Vitamin K 9 1.9 Mung bean
Folate 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.449 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.589 Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 1.071 Teff
Tryptophan 0.26 0.139 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.51 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.501 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 1.068 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.376 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.428 Teff
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.698 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.686 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.301 Mung bean
Fructose 0.47 Teff

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. Teff - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169747/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.