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Sesame vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sesame and Mung bean

  • Sesame has more Copper, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Selenium, Zinc, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, while Mung bean has more Folate, and Vitamin B5.
  • Sesame covers your daily need of Copper 349% more than Mung bean.
  • Sesame contains 7 times more Calcium than Mung bean. While Sesame contains 975mg of Calcium, Mung bean contains only 132mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw.

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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 +638.6%
Contains more Iron +115.9%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Zinc +189.2%
Contains more Copper +333.8%
Contains more Potassium +166.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Calcium +638.6%
Contains more Iron +115.9%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Zinc +189.2%
Contains more Copper +333.8%
Contains more Potassium +166.2%

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
Sesame
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3720%
Contains more Folate +544.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 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 B1 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3720%
Contains more Folate +544.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 46.32g Mung bean
Protein 17.73g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 49.67g 1.15g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 62.62g Mung bean
Calories 573kcal 347kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.3g 6.6g Sesame
Fiber 11.8g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 975mg 132mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 6.74mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 189mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 367mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 1246mg Mung bean
Sodium 11mg 15mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 2.68mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.941mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.25mg 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.621mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.233mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 2.251mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.382mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.26mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.763mg 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.358mg 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine 0.569mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.586mg 0.286mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 0.99mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.522mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 0.348g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.161g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 0.384g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sesame 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
50
Sesame
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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
106%
Sesame
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
63%
Mung bean
Fats
229%
Sesame
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.609g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.