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Soybean meal vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Soybean meal and Mung bean different?

  • Soybean meal is higher in Manganese, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Calcium, however Mung bean is richer in Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Soybean meal is 120% higher.
  • Soybean meal contains 2 times more Copper than Mung bean. While Soybean meal contains 2mg of Copper, Mung bean contains only 0.941mg.

Soy meal, defatted, raw and Mung beans, mature seeds, 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 +84.8%
Contains more Iron +103.3%
Contains more Magnesium +61.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +91%
Contains more Potassium +99.8%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Iron +103.3%
Contains more Magnesium +61.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +91%
Contains more Potassium +99.8%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Copper +112.5%

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 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +106.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.91
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 173% 58% 49% 119% 132% 228% 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 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +106.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.233
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.91

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 46.32g Mung bean
Protein 49.2g 23.86g Soybean meal
Fats 2.39g 1.15g Soybean meal
Carbs 35.89g 62.62g Mung bean
Calories 337kcal 347kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 6.6g Soybean meal
Fiber g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 244mg 132mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 6.74mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 189mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 367mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 1246mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 15mg Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06mg 2.68mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.941mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin E mg 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.691mg 0.621mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.233mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 2.251mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 1.91mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0.382mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.653mg 0.26mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg 0.782mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg 1.008mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg 1.847mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg 1.664mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg 0.286mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg 1.443mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg 1.237mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg 0.695mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.268g 0.348g Soybean meal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 0.161g Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 0.384g Soybean meal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Soybean meal 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
63
Soybean meal
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
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
295%
Soybean meal
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
63%
Mung bean
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.08g)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
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. Soybean meal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172445/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.