Egg vs. Mung Bean

Nutrition comparison of Egg and Mung Bean


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

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

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

  • Both egg and mung bean are high in calcium, calories and protein.
  • Egg has 16.8 times less sugar than mung bean.
  • Egg has more lutein + zeaxanthin than mung bean, however, mung bean contains more beta-carotene than egg.
  • Egg is a great source of Vitamin D.
  • Egg is an excellent source of Vitamin A.
  • For omega-3 fatty acids, egg has more dha than mung bean.
  • Mung bean has 7.9 times less saturated fat than egg.
  • Mung bean has more thiamin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, egg contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Mung bean is an excellent source of dietary fiber, iron and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of egg and mung bean 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: Egg (Egg, whole, raw, fresh) and Mung Bean (Mung beans, mature seeds, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both egg and mung bean are high in calories. Mung bean has 143% more calories than egg - egg has 143 calories per 100 grams and mung bean has 347 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, egg is heavier in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to mung bean per calorie. Egg has a macronutrient ratio of 36:2:62 and for mung bean, 27:70:3 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Egg Mung Bean
Protein 36% 27%
Carbohydrates 2% 70%
Fat 62% 3%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Mung bean is high in carbohydrates and egg has 99% less carbohydrates than mung bean - egg has 0.72g 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 more dietary fiber than egg - mung bean has 16.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and egg does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Egg has 16.8 times less sugar than mung bean - egg has 0.37g of sugar per 100 grams and mung bean has 6.6g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Both egg and mung bean are high in protein. Mung bean has 90% more protein than egg - egg has 12.6g of protein per 100 grams and mung bean has 23.9g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mung bean has 7.9 times less saturated fat than egg - egg has 3.1g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mung bean has 0.35g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both egg and mung bean are low in trans fat - egg has 0.04g of trans fat per 100 grams and mung bean does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Egg is high in cholesterol and mung bean has less cholesterol than egg - egg has 372mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and mung bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Mung bean has more Vitamin C than egg - mung bean has 4.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and egg does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Egg is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 25 times more Vitamin A than mung bean - egg has 160ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mung bean has 6ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Egg is a great source of Vitamin D and it has more Vitamin D than mung bean - egg has 82iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and mung bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Egg and mung bean contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - egg has 1.1mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mung bean has 0.51mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Egg and mung bean contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - egg has 0.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mung bean has 9ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Mung bean has more thiamin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, egg contains more Vitamin B12. Both egg and mung bean contain significant amounts of riboflavin and pantothenic acid.

Egg Mung Bean
Thiamin 0.04 MG 0.621 MG
Riboflavin 0.457 MG 0.233 MG
Niacin 0.075 MG 2.251 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.533 MG 1.91 MG
Vitamin B6 0.17 MG 0.382 MG
Folate 47 UG 625 UG
Vitamin B12 0.89 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Both egg and mung bean are high in calcium. Mung bean has 136% more calcium than egg - egg has 56mg of calcium per 100 grams and mung bean has 132mg of calcium.

iron

Mung bean is an excellent source of iron and it has 285% more iron than egg - egg has 1.8mg of iron per 100 grams and mung bean has 6.7mg of iron.

potassium

Mung bean is an excellent source of potassium and it has 803% more potassium than egg - egg has 138mg 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, egg has more lutein + zeaxanthin than mung bean per 100 grams, however, mung bean contains more beta-carotene than egg per 100 grams.

Egg Mung Bean
lutein + zeaxanthin 503 UG ~
beta-carotene ~ 68 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, egg has more DHA than mung bean per 100 grams. Both egg and mung bean contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Egg Mung Bean
alpha linoleic acid 0.048 G 0.027 G
DHA 0.058 G ~
DPA 0.007 G ~
Total 0.113 G 0.027 G

omega 6s

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

Egg Mung Bean
other omega 6 0.022 G ~
linoleic acid 1.555 G 0.357 G
Total 1.577 G 0.357 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: Egg (Egg, whole, raw, fresh) and Mung Bean (Mung beans, mature seeds, raw) .

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