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Brazil nut vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brazil nut and Mung bean different?

  • Brazil nut is richer in Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Vitamin E , while Mung bean is higher in Folate, Iron, Fiber, and Vitamin B5.
  • Brazil nut covers your daily need of Selenium 3471% more than Mung bean.
  • Brazil nut contains 46 times more Saturated Fat than Mung bean. Brazil nut contains 16.134g of Saturated Fat, while Mung bean contains 0.348g.

Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw 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
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Magnesium +98.9%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Contains more Zinc +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +177.4%
Contains more Potassium +89.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 48% 59% 269% 581% 111% 311% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Magnesium +98.9%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Contains more Zinc +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +177.4%
Contains more Potassium +89.1%

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 E +1007.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +585.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +565.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +663.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +938%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +2740.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 0% 114% 0% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 0% 0% 17%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +1007.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +585.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +565.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +663.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +938%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +2740.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621

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
28
Brazil nut
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
135
Mung 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
86%
Brazil nut
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
63%
Mung bean
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
5%
Mung bean

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.
Brazil nut Mung bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Mung bean
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 Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.786g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Brazil nut Mung bean Opinion
Calories 659 347 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 23.86 Mung bean
Fats 67.1 1.15 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 4.8 Mung bean
Carbs 11.74 62.62 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 6.74 Mung bean
Calcium 160 132 Brazil nut
Potassium 659 1246 Mung bean
Magnesium 376 189 Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33 6.6 Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5 16.3 Mung bean
Copper 1.743 0.941 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 2.68 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 367 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 15 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 114 Mung bean
Vitamin E 5.65 0.51 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.621 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.233 Mung bean
Vitamin B3 0.295 2.251 Mung bean
Vitamin B5 0.184 1.91 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.382 Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 9 Mung bean
Folate 22 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134 0.348 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 0.161 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 0.384 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.26 Mung bean
Threonine 0.365 0.782 Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.518 1.008 Mung bean
Leucine 1.19 1.847 Mung bean
Lysine 0.49 1.664 Mung bean
Methionine 1.124 0.286 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 1.443 Mung bean
Valine 0.76 1.237 Mung bean
Histidine 0.409 0.695 Mung bean
Fructose 0 Brazil nut

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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/nutrients
  2. Mung bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174256/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.