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Mung bean vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mung bean and Khorasan wheat different?

  • Mung bean is richer in Copper, Iron, Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Choline, while Khorasan wheat is higher in Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Khorasan wheat covers your daily need of Selenium 133% more than Mung bean.
  • Mung bean contains 4 times more Choline than Khorasan wheat. Mung bean contains 97.9mg of Choline, while Khorasan wheat contains 25.8mg.

Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked 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
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Contains more Iron +78.8%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Potassium +209.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45.4%
Contains more Copper +86%
Contains more Zinc +37.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 364
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Contains more Iron +78.8%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Potassium +209.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45.4%
Contains more Copper +86%
Contains more Zinc +37.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 364

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.566
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% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.566

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
36
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
88
Khorasan wheat

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
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
5%
Mung bean
10%
Khorasan wheat

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

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Mung bean Khorasan wheat
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?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
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 Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.152g)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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 Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 347 337 Mung bean
Protein 23.86 14.54 Mung bean
Fats 1.15 2.13 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin C 4.8 0 Mung bean
Carbs 62.62 70.58 Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Mung bean
Iron 6.74 3.77 Mung bean
Calcium 132 22 Mung bean
Potassium 1246 403 Mung bean
Magnesium 189 130 Mung bean
Sugar 6.6 7.84 Mung bean
Fiber 16.3 11.1 Mung bean
Copper 0.941 0.506 Mung bean
Zinc 2.68 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 367 364 Mung bean
Sodium 15 5 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 114 10 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.566 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.184 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 6.375 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 1.91 0.949 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.259 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 Mung bean
Vitamin K 9 1.8 Mung bean
Folate 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0.005 Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.348 0.196 Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 0.213 Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 0.621 Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.26 0.13 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 0.442 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 0.566 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 1.112 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 0.416 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 0.251 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 0.772 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 0.687 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 0.379 Mung bean
Fructose 0.11 Khorasan wheat

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. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.