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Mung bean nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Mung beans, mature seeds, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Mung bean

Mung bean
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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31 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
347
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
46.32 grams
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-7.5 (alkaline)
94% Potassium
92% Iron
92% Fiber
89% Magnesium
87% Phosphorus
Explanation: The given food contains more Potassium than 94% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Potassium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Iron, Fiber, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.

Mung bean Glycemic index (GI)

31

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 40% 253% 135% 158% 110% 2% 74% 314% 135% 45% 54%
Calcium: 132 mg of 1,000 mg 13%
Iron: 6.74 mg of 8 mg 84%
Magnesium: 189 mg of 420 mg 45%
Phosphorus: 367 mg of 700 mg 52%
Potassium: 1246 mg of 3,400 mg 37%
Sodium: 15 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 2.68 mg of 11 mg 24%
Copper: 0.941 mg of 1 mg 105%
Manganese: 1.035 mg of 2 mg 45%
Selenium: 8.2 µg of 55 µg 15%
Choline: 97.9 mg of 550 mg 18%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
1246 mg
TOP 6%
Iron
6.74 mg
TOP 8%
Magnesium
189 mg
TOP 11%
Phosphorus
367 mg
TOP 13%
Copper
0.941 mg
TOP 17%
Calcium
132 mg
TOP 17%
Manganese
1.035 mg
TOP 32%
Zinc
2.68 mg
TOP 33%
Choline
97.9 mg
TOP 51%
Selenium
8.2 µg
TOP 62%
Sodium
15 mg
TOP 83%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 114 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : 0.51 mg of 15 mg 3%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 4.8 mg of 90 mg 5%
Vitamin B1: 0.621 mg of 1 mg 52%
Vitamin B2: 0.233 mg of 1 mg 18%
Vitamin B3: 2.251 mg of 16 mg 14%
Vitamin B5: 1.91 mg of 5 mg 38%
Vitamin B6: 0.382 mg of 1 mg 29%
Folate: 625 µg of 400 µg 156%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 9 µg of 120 µg 8%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.621 mg
TOP 14%
Folate
625 µg
TOP 16%
Vitamin B5
1.91 mg
TOP 28%
Vitamin C
4.8 mg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B6
0.382 mg
TOP 33%
Vitamin B2
0.233 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin A
114 IU
TOP 41%
Vitamin K
9 µg
TOP 51%
Vitamin B3
2.251 mg
TOP 56%
Vitamin E
0.51 mg
TOP 56%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

24% 2% 63% 10% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 48%
23.86 g of 50 g
48%
Fats:
Daily Value: 2%
1.15 g of 65 g
2%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 21%
62.62 g of 300 g
21%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
9.05 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
3.32 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 279% 224% 216% 203% 238% 82% 248% 204% 298%
Tryptophan: 260 mg of 280 mg 93%
Threonine: 782 mg of 1,050 mg 74%
Isoleucine: 1008 mg of 1,400 mg 72%
Leucine: 1847 mg of 2,730 mg 68%
Lysine: 1664 mg of 2,100 mg 79%
Methionine: 286 mg of 1,050 mg 27%
Phenylalanine: 1443 mg of 1,750 mg 82%
Valine: 1237 mg of 1,820 mg 68%
Histidine: 695 mg of 700 mg 99%

Fat type information

0.348% 0.161% 0.384%
Saturated Fat: 0.348 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.161 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.384 g

Fiber content ratio for Mung bean

6.6% 16.3% 39.72%
Sugar: 6.6 g
Fiber: 16.3 g
Other: 39.72 g

All nutrients for Mung bean per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 20% 46.32g 1.2 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 57% 15% 23.86g 8.5 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 2% 73% 1.15g 29 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 21% 15% 62.62g 2.2 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 17% 24% 347kcal 7.4 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 45% 6.6g 1.4 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 65% 8% 16.3g 6.8 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 13% 17% 132mg 1.1 times more than Milk Milk
Iron 84% 8% 6.74mg 2.6 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 45% 11% 189mg 1.4 times more than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 52% 13% 367mg 2 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 37% 6% 1246mg 8.5 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 1% 83% 15mg 32.7 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 24% 33% 2.68mg 2.4 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 105% 17% 0.94mg 6.6 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 2% 41% 114IU 146.5 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin E 3% 56% 0.51mg 2.9 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 5% 30% 4.8mg 11 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 52% 14% 0.62mg 2.3 times more than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 18% 37% 0.23mg 1.8 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 14% 56% 2.25mg 4.3 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 38% 28% 1.91mg 1.7 times more than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 29% 33% 0.38mg 3.2 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 156% 16% 625µg 10.2 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 8% 51% 9µg 11.3 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 55% 0.26mg 1.2 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 66% 0.78mg 1.1 times more than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 58% 1.01mg 1.1 times more than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 56% 1.85mg 1.3 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 63% 1.66mg 3.7 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 72% 0.29mg 3 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 42% 1.44mg 2.2 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 54% 1.24mg 1.6 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 59% 0.7mg 1.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 2% 73% 0.35g 16.9 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 79% 0.16g 60.9 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 67% 0.38g 122.8 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 347
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 15mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate 63g
64%
Dietary Fiber 16g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 24g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 132mg 13%

Iron 7mg 88%

Potassium 1,246mg 0%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mung bean nutrition infographic

Mung bean nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174256/nutrients

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