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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
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Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +35.4%
Contains more Potassium +191.8%
Contains more Copper +16.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 189
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +35.4%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 0% 5%
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 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%

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 46.32g Teff
Protein 13.3g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 2.38g 1.15g Teff
Carbs 73.13g 62.62g Teff
Calories 367kcal 347kcal Teff
Starch 36.56g g Teff
Fructose 0.47g g Teff
Sugar 1.84g 6.6g Teff
Fiber 8g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 180mg 132mg Teff
Iron 7.63mg 6.74mg Teff
Magnesium 184mg 189mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 429mg 367mg Teff
Potassium 427mg 1246mg Mung bean
Sodium 12mg 15mg Teff
Zinc 3.63mg 2.68mg Teff
Copper 0.81mg 0.941mg Mung bean
Vitamin A 9IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.51mg Mung bean
Vitamin D IU 0IU Mung bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Mung bean
Vitamin C mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.621mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.233mg Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 2.251mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 0.382mg Teff
Folate µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Mung bean
Vitamin K 1.9µg 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.139mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.51mg 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.501mg 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.068mg 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine 0.376mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.428mg 0.286mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 0.686mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.301mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Cholesterol mg 0mg Teff
Trans Fat g 0g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449g 0.348g Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 0.161g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 0.384g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Teff 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
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

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 lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
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.

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.