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Paprika vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Paprika and Mung bean different?

  • Paprika is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, while Mung bean is higher in Folate.
  • Paprika covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 273% more than Mung bean.
  • Paprika contains 57 times more Vitamin E than Mung bean. Paprika contains 29.1mg of Vitamin E , while Mung bean contains 0.51mg.

Spices, paprika 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 +73.5%
Contains more Iron +213.6%
Contains more Potassium +83%
Contains more Zinc +61.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Copper +32%
Equal in Magnesium - 189
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Iron +213.6%
Contains more Potassium +83%
Contains more Zinc +61.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Copper +32%
Equal in Magnesium - 189

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 A +43105.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5605.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +346.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +460.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +792.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.2%
Contains more Folate +1175.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 201%
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 A +43105.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5605.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +346.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +460.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +792.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.2%
Contains more Folate +1175.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 46.32g Mung bean
Protein 14.14g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 12.89g 1.15g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 62.62g Mung bean
Calories 282kcal 347kcal Mung bean
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 6.6g Mung bean
Fiber 34.9g 16.3g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 132mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 6.74mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 189mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 314mg 367mg Mung bean
Potassium 2280mg 1246mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 15mg Mung bean
Zinc 4.33mg 2.68mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.941mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 49254IU 114IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 0.51mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.621mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.233mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 2.251mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 1.91mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.382mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 9µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.49mg 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.57mg 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine 0.92mg 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine 0.69mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.2mg 0.286mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 0.75mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.25mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.348g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.161g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.384g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika 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
415
Paprika
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
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
85%
Paprika
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
63%
Mung bean
Fats
59%
Paprika
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.792g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
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. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/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.