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Mung bean vs Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mung bean and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) different?

  • Mung bean has more Folate, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamin B6 than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean).
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Mung bean is 141% higher.
  • Mung bean contains 35 times more Vitamin B5 than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). While Mung bean contains 1.91mg of Vitamin B5, Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains only 0.055mg.

Mung beans, mature seeds, raw and Yardlong bean, 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 +164%
Contains more Iron +1334%
Contains more Magnesium +329.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +522%
Contains more Potassium +419.2%
Contains more Zinc +624.3%
Contains more Copper +1860.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Contains more Calcium +164%
Contains more Iron +1334%
Contains more Magnesium +329.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +522%
Contains more Potassium +419.2%
Contains more Zinc +624.3%
Contains more Copper +1860.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%

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 B1 +480.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +449%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1491.7%
Contains more Folate +908.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +658.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +291.7%
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 52% 0% 0% 63% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 47% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +480.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +449%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1491.7%
Contains more Folate +908.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +658.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +291.7%

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 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Net carbs 46.32g 8.35g Mung bean
Protein 23.86g 2.8g Mung bean
Fats 1.15g 0.4g Mung bean
Carbs 62.62g 8.35g Mung bean
Calories 347kcal 47kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.6g g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 16.3g g Mung bean
Calcium 132mg 50mg Mung bean
Iron 6.74mg 0.47mg Mung bean
Magnesium 189mg 44mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 367mg 59mg Mung bean
Potassium 1246mg 240mg Mung bean
Sodium 15mg 4mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 2.68mg 0.37mg Mung bean
Copper 0.941mg 0.048mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 114IU 865IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.51mg mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 18.8mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.621mg 0.107mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.11mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 2.251mg 0.41mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 1.91mg 0.055mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.024mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg 62µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.032mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.782mg 0.104mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008mg 0.15mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.847mg 0.2mg Mung bean
Lysine 1.664mg 0.184mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.286mg 0.04mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443mg 0.154mg Mung bean
Valine 1.237mg 0.162mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.695mg 0.09mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.348g 0.105g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161g 0.036g Mung bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384g 0.169g Mung bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mung bean Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
135
Mung bean
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
63%
Mung bean
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
5%
Mung bean
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.243g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
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. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/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.