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Teff vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Teff and Mung bean

  • Teff has more Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, and Zinc, however Mung bean is richer in Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Choline, and Copper.
  • Teff's daily need coverage for Manganese is 357% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Teff, uncooked 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
Teff
5
:
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +35.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Potassium +191.8%
Contains more Copper +16.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 189
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 287% 54% 38% 132% 270% 99% 184% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +35.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Potassium +191.8%
Contains more Copper +16.2%
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
Teff
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +373.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 2% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 5% 0%
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 B2 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +373.7%

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
33
Teff
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
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
80%
Teff
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
63%
Mung bean
Fats
11%
Teff
5%
Mung bean

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

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Teff 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Mung bean Opinion
Calories 367 347 Teff
Protein 13.3 23.86 Mung bean
Fats 2.38 1.15 Teff
Vitamin C 4.8 Mung bean
Carbs 73.13 62.62 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Mung bean
Iron 7.63 6.74 Teff
Calcium 180 132 Teff
Potassium 427 1246 Mung bean
Magnesium 184 189 Mung bean
Sugar 1.84 6.6 Teff
Fiber 8 16.3 Mung bean
Copper 0.81 0.941 Mung bean
Zinc 3.63 2.68 Teff
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 429 367 Teff
Sodium 12 15 Teff
Vitamin A 9 114 Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.08 0.51 Mung bean
Vitamin D 0 Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.621 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.233 Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363 2.251 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942 1.91 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.382 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Mung bean
Vitamin K 1.9 9 Mung bean
Folate 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449 0.348 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 0.161 Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.384 Teff
Tryptophan 0.139 0.26 Mung bean
Threonine 0.51 0.782 Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.501 1.008 Mung bean
Leucine 1.068 1.847 Mung bean
Lysine 0.376 1.664 Mung bean
Methionine 0.428 0.286 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 1.443 Mung bean
Valine 0.686 1.237 Mung bean
Histidine 0.301 0.695 Mung bean
Fructose 0.47 Teff

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. Teff - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169747/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.