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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" chart 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 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 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +37.3%
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" 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 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 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 Vitamin K 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 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 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 Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.621

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.
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 g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11g g 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
Vitamin A 10IU 114IU Mung bean
Vitamin E 0.61mg 0.51mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D IU 0IU Mung bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Mung bean
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 µg 625µg Mung bean
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
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

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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
36
Khorasan wheat
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
88
Khorasan wheat
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
87%
Khorasan wheat
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
63%
Mung bean
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
5%
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

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. 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.