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Mung bean vs Winged bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mung bean and Winged bean different?

  • Mung bean is higher in Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Potassium, however Winged bean is richer in Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Mung bean is 152% higher.
  • Mung bean contains 16 times more Vitamin B5 than Winged bean. While Mung bean contains 1.91mg of Vitamin B5, Winged bean contains only 0.116mg.

Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Winged bean tuber, raw are the varieties 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
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Iron +237%
Contains more Magnesium +687.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +715.6%
Contains more Potassium +112.6%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +92.8%
Contains more Copper +47.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 18% 20% 52% 5% 38% 462%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Iron +237%
Contains more Magnesium +687.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +715.6%
Contains more Potassium +112.6%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +92.8%
Contains more Copper +47.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1546.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.3%
Contains more Folate +3189.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 11% 0% 16% 156% 54% 43% 115% 89% 469% 0% 23%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 95% 35% 31% 7% 18% 15% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1546.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.3%
Contains more Folate +3189.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mung bean Winged bean Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 28.1g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 11.6g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 0.9g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 28.1g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 148kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g g Winged bean
Fiber 16.3g g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 30mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 2mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 24mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 45mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 586mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 35mg Mung bean
Zinc 2.68mg 1.39mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 1.386mg Winged bean
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51mg mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.379mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.149mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 1.64mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.116mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.075mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 19µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.252mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.451mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.425mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.64mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.592mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.143mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.451mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.599mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.241mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.222g Winged bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.234g Winged bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.174g Mung bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Winged bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
17
Winged bean
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
85
Winged bean

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
70%
Winged bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
28%
Winged bean
Fats
5%
Mung bean
4%
Winged bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.126g)
Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
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)

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. Winged bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170070/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.