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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
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Contains more Iron +103.3%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Potassium +99.8%
Contains more Magnesium +61.9%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +91%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 514% 74% 220% 219% 667% 138% 301% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Contains more Iron +103.3%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Potassium +99.8%
Contains more Magnesium +61.9%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +88.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +91%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
295%
Soybean meal
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
63%
Mung bean
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Soybean meal 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 contains less Sugars?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Soybean meal Mung bean Opinion
Calories 337 347 Mung bean
Protein 49.2 23.86 Soybean meal
Fats 2.39 1.15 Soybean meal
Vitamin C 0 4.8 Mung bean
Carbs 35.89 62.62 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.7 6.74 Soybean meal
Calcium 244 132 Soybean meal
Potassium 2490 1246 Soybean meal
Magnesium 306 189 Soybean meal
Sugars 6.6 Soybean meal
Fiber 16.3 Mung bean
Copper 2 0.941 Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06 2.68 Soybean meal
Starch
Phosphorus 701 367 Soybean meal
Sodium 3 15 Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40 114 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.691 0.621 Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251 0.233 Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587 2.251 Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.976 1.91 Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569 0.382 Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Mung bean
Folate 303 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.268 0.348 Soybean meal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409 0.161 Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045 0.384 Soybean meal
Tryptophan 0.653 0.26 Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952 0.782 Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18 1.008 Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66 1.847 Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991 1.664 Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606 0.286 Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346 1.443 Soybean meal
Valine 2.243 1.237 Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212 0.695 Soybean meal
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.