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Khorasan wheat vs. Mung bean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Khorasan wheat and Mung bean different?

  • Khorasan wheat is richer in Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B3, while Mung bean is higher in Copper, Iron, Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Choline.
  • Khorasan wheat covers your daily need of Selenium 133% more than Mung bean.
  • Khorasan wheat contains 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Mung bean. Khorasan wheat contains 6.375mg of Vitamin B3, while Mung bean contains 2.251mg.

Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +37.3%
Contains more Manganese +164.3%
Contains more Selenium +893.9%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +78.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.4%
Contains more Potassium +209.2%
Contains more Copper +86%
Equal in Phosphorus - 367
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169% 357% 445%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314% 135% 45%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +37.3%
Contains more Manganese +164.3%
Contains more Selenium +893.9%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +78.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.4%
Contains more Potassium +209.2%
Contains more Copper +86%
Equal in Phosphorus - 367

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1040%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Choline +279.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 15% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 11% 0% 16% 156% 54% 43% 115% 89% 469% 0% 54% 23%
Contains more Vitamin E +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1040%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Choline +279.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +85.2%
Contains more Carbs +12.7%
Contains more Water +22.3%
Contains more Protein +64.1%
Contains more Other +97.6%
15% 2% 71% 11% 2%
Protein: 14.54 g
Fats: 2.13 g
Carbs: 70.58 g
Water: 11.07 g
Other: 1.68 g
24% 63% 9% 3%
Protein: 23.86 g
Fats: 1.15 g
Carbs: 62.62 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 3.32 g
Contains more Fats +85.2%
Contains more Carbs +12.7%
Contains more Water +22.3%
Contains more Protein +64.1%
Contains more Other +97.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +32.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +61.7%
19% 21% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.196 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.213 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.621 g
39% 18% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.348 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.161 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.384 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +32.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +61.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Khorasan wheat Mung bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Khorasan wheat Mung bean Opinion
Net carbs 59.48g 46.32g Khorasan wheat
Protein 14.54g 23.86g Mung bean
Fats 2.13g 1.15g Khorasan wheat
Carbs 70.58g 62.62g Khorasan wheat
Calories 337kcal 347kcal Mung bean
Starch 52.41g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11g Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84g 6.6g Mung bean
Fiber 11.1g 16.3g Mung bean
Calcium 22mg 132mg Mung bean
Iron 3.77mg 6.74mg Mung bean
Magnesium 130mg 189mg Mung bean
Phosphorus 364mg 367mg Mung bean
Potassium 403mg 1246mg Mung bean
Sodium 5mg 15mg Khorasan wheat
Zinc 3.68mg 2.68mg Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.506mg 0.941mg Mung bean
Manganese 2.735mg 1.035mg Khorasan wheat
Selenium 81.5µg 8.2µg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 10IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 6µg Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.61mg 0.51mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin C 0mg 4.8mg Mung bean
Vitamin B1 0.566mg 0.621mg Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.184mg 0.233mg Mung bean
Vitamin B3 6.375mg 2.251mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949mg 1.91mg Mung bean
Vitamin B6 0.259mg 0.382mg Mung bean
Folate 625µg Mung bean
Choline 25.8mg 97.9mg Mung bean
Vitamin K 1.8µg 9µg Mung bean
Tryptophan 0.13mg 0.26mg Mung bean
Threonine 0.442mg 0.782mg Mung bean
Isoleucine 0.566mg 1.008mg Mung bean
Leucine 1.112mg 1.847mg Mung bean
Lysine 0.416mg 1.664mg Mung bean
Methionine 0.251mg 0.286mg Mung bean
Phenylalanine 0.772mg 1.443mg Mung bean
Valine 0.687mg 1.237mg Mung bean
Histidine 0.379mg 0.695mg Mung bean
Trans Fat 0.005g 0g Mung bean
Saturated Fat 0.196g 0.348g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213g 0.161g Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621g 0.384g Khorasan wheat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.048g Khorasan wheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Khorasan wheat Mung bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Khorasan wheat
79%
Mung bean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
150%
Khorasan wheat
126%
Mung bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mung bean
Mung bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.152g)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.