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Mung bean vs Tofu - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mung bean and Tofu?

  • Mung bean is higher in Folate, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, yet Tofu is higher in Calcium.
  • Mung bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 153% more.
  • Mung bean has 54 times more Fiber than Tofu. While Mung bean has 16.3g of Fiber, Tofu has only 0.3g.

We used Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Tofu, raw, regular, prepared with calcium sulfate types 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
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Tofu
Contains more Iron +25.7%
Contains more Potassium +929.8%
Contains more Magnesium +530%
Contains more Copper +387.6%
Contains more Zinc +235%
Contains more Phosphorus +278.4%
Contains more Calcium +165.2%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 201% 105% 11% 22% 65% 22% 42% 1%
Contains more Iron +25.7%
Contains more Potassium +929.8%
Contains more Magnesium +530%
Contains more Copper +387.6%
Contains more Zinc +235%
Contains more Phosphorus +278.4%
Contains more Calcium +165.2%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%

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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Tofu
Contains more Vitamin C +4700%
Contains more Vitamin A +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +5000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1054.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2708.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +712.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +275%
Contains more Folate +4066.7%
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 1% 6% 1% 0% 21% 12% 4% 5% 11% 0% 6% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +4700%
Contains more Vitamin A +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +5000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1054.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2708.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +712.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +275%
Contains more Folate +4066.7%

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
6
Tofu
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
58
Tofu

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
48%
Tofu
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
2%
Tofu
Fats
5%
Mung bean
22%
Tofu

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Tofu
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 Sugar?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.98g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Tofu
Tofu is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.343g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Tofu Opinion
Calories 347 76 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 8.08 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 4.78 Tofu
Vitamin C 4.8 0.1 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 1.87 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 5.36 Mung bean
Calcium 132 350 Tofu
Potassium 1246 121 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 30 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 0.62 Tofu
Fiber 16.3 0.3 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.193 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 0.8 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 97 Mung bean
Sodium 15 7 Tofu
Vitamin A 114 85 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.01 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.081 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.052 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 0.195 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.068 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.047 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 2.4 Mung bean
Folate 625 15 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.691 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 1.056 Tofu
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 2.699 Tofu
Tryptophan 0.26 0.12 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.402 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.435 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 0.713 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.452 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.108 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.428 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.446 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.221 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 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. Tofu - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172476/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.