Mung Bean vs. Pork

Nutrition comparison of Mung Bean and Cooked Pork


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

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

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

  • Both pork and mung bean are high in calories, potassium and protein.
  • Mung bean has more pantothenic acid and folate, however, pork contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Mung bean is an excellent source of calcium, dietary fiber and iron.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mung bean and pork 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 Pork (Pork, fresh, ground, cooked) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both pork and mung bean are high in calories. Mung bean has 17% more calories than pork - pork has 297 calories per 100 grams and mung bean has 347 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, mung bean is lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and much lighter in fat compared to pork per calorie. Mung bean has a macronutrient ratio of 27:70:3 and for pork, 36:0:65 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Mung Bean Pork
Protein 27% 36%
Carbohydrates 70% ~
Fat 3% 65%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Mung bean is high in carbohydrates and pork has less carbohydrates than mung bean - mung bean has 62.6g of total carbs per 100 grams and pork does not contain significant amounts.

dietary fiber

Mung bean is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than pork - mung bean has 16.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and pork does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Pork has less sugar than mung bean - mung bean has 6.6g of sugar per 100 grams and pork does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

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Both pork and mung bean are high in protein. Pork has a little more protein (8%) than mung bean by weight - pork has 25.7g of protein per 100 grams and mung bean has 23.9g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Pork is high in saturated fat and mung bean has 95% less saturated fat than pork - pork has 7.7g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mung bean has 0.35g of saturated fat.

cholesterol

Mung bean has less cholesterol than pork - pork has 94mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and mung bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Mung bean has 586% more Vitamin C than pork - pork has 0.7mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mung bean has 4.8mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Pork and mung bean contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - pork has 2ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mung bean has 6ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Pork has more Vitamin D than mung bean - pork has 21iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and mung bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Pork and mung bean contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - pork has 0.21mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mung bean has 0.51mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Mung bean has more Vitamin K than pork - mung bean has 9ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and pork does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

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

Mung Bean Pork
Thiamin 0.621 MG 0.706 MG
Riboflavin 0.233 MG 0.22 MG
Niacin 2.251 MG 4.206 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.91 MG 0.52 MG
Vitamin B6 0.382 MG 0.391 MG
Folate 625 UG 6 UG
Vitamin B12 ~ 0.54 UG

Minerals

calcium

Mung bean is an excellent source of calcium and it has 500% more calcium than pork - pork has 22mg of calcium per 100 grams and mung bean has 132mg of calcium.

iron

Mung bean is an excellent source of iron and it has 422% more iron than pork - pork has 1.3mg of iron per 100 grams and mung bean has 6.7mg of iron.

potassium

Both pork and mung bean are high in potassium. Mung bean has 244% more potassium than pork - pork has 362mg of potassium per 100 grams and mung bean has 1246mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, pork has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than mung bean per 100 grams.

Mung Bean Pork
alpha linoleic acid 0.027 G 0.07 G
Total 0.027 G 0.07 G

omega 6s

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

Mung Bean Pork
linoleic acid 0.357 G 1.64 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.08 G
Total 0.357 G 1.72 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 Pork (Pork, fresh, ground, cooked) .

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