Mung Bean vs. Celery

Nutrition comparison of Mung Bean and Celery


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of mung bean versus celery (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in mung bean and celery:

  • Both celery and mung bean are high in potassium.
  • Celery has 3.9 times less sugar than mung bean.
  • Mung bean has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Mung bean is an excellent source of calcium, dietary fiber, iron and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mung bean and celery is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Mung Bean (Mung beans, mature seeds, raw) and Celery (Celery, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Mung bean is high in calories and celery has 96% less calories than mung bean - celery has 14 calories per 100 grams and mung bean has 347 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, mung bean is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to celery for fat. Mung bean has a macronutrient ratio of 27:71:2 and for celery, 33:67:0 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Mung Bean Celery
Protein 27% 33%
Carbohydrates 71% 67%
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carbohydrates

Mung bean is high in carbohydrates and celery has 95% less carbohydrates than mung bean - celery has 3g of total carbs per 100 grams and mung bean has 62.6g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Mung bean is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 919% more dietary fiber than celery - celery has 1.6g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mung bean has 16.3g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Celery has 3.9 times less sugar than mung bean - celery has 1.3g of sugar per 100 grams and mung bean has 6.6g of sugar.



Protein

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Mung bean is an excellent source of protein and it has 33 times more protein than celery - celery has 0.69g of protein per 100 grams and mung bean has 23.9g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both celery and mung bean are low in saturated fat - celery has 0.04g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mung bean has 0.35g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Celery and mung bean contain similar amounts of Vitamin C - celery has 3.1mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mung bean has 4.8mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Celery and mung bean contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - celery has 22ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mung bean has 6ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Celery and mung bean contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - celery has 0.27mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mung bean has 0.51mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Celery has 226% more Vitamin K than mung bean - celery has 29.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mung bean has 9ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Mung bean has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Mung Bean Celery
Thiamin 0.621 MG 0.021 MG
Riboflavin 0.233 MG 0.057 MG
Niacin 2.251 MG 0.32 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.91 MG 0.246 MG
Vitamin B6 0.382 MG 0.074 MG
Folate 625 UG 36 UG

Minerals

calcium

Mung bean is an excellent source of calcium and it has 230% more calcium than celery - celery has 40mg of calcium per 100 grams and mung bean has 132mg of calcium.

iron

Mung bean is an excellent source of iron and it has 32 times more iron than celery - celery has 0.2mg of iron per 100 grams and mung bean has 6.7mg of iron.

potassium

Both celery and mung bean are high in potassium. Mung bean has 379% more potassium than celery - celery has 260mg of potassium per 100 grams and mung bean has 1246mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Mung Bean Celery
beta-carotene 68 UG 270 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 283 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, mung bean has more linoleic acid than celery per 100 grams.

Mung Bean Celery
linoleic acid 0.357 G 0.079 G
Total 0.357 G 0.079 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Mung Bean (Mung beans, mature seeds, raw) and Celery (Celery, raw) .

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