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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 Phosphorus +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +51.5%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Contains more Iron +177.4%
Contains more Potassium +89.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Magnesium +98.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +51.5%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +585.7%
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 Folate +2740.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +1007.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +585.7%
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 Folate +2740.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 46.32g Mung bean
Protein 14.32g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 67.1g 1.15g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 62.62g Mung bean
Calories 659kcal 347kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g g Brazil nut
Fructose 0g g Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33g 6.6g Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 160mg 132mg Brazil nut
Iron 2.43mg 6.74mg Mung bean
Magnesium 376mg 189mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 367mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 1246mg Mung bean
Sodium 3mg 15mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 2.68mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.941mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 5.65mg 0.51mg Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.621mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.233mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 2.251mg Mung bean
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.382mg Mung bean
Folate 22µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.365mg 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.518mg 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.19mg 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine 0.49mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 1.124mg 0.286mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 0.76mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.409mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134g 0.348g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 0.161g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 0.384g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Mung 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
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

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.

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.