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Beans, Mung

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About This Food

Description

Mung beans are small yellow-fleshed bean most commonly used to grow bean sprouts.

Widely used in both China and India, mung beans require no pre-soaking.

Mung beans are also dried and ground into flour, which is used to make noodles.

Glycemic Index=31
Glycemic Load=5

Selecting & Storing

When selecting mung bean spouts, look for firm texture and clear color with no signs of sliminess. Store sprouts in the crisper of your refrigerator for up to one week.Store dried mung beans in a cool, dry place.

Special diets
  • Candida Diet
  • Diabetic
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • VitaminC
  • VitaminK
Good Source of
  • Folate
  • Manganese
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 cup(s)mung bns

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Calories: 31

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 3 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.19 g
Saturated Fat
0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.02 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.06 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
17 g
ALA
17 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
6.18 g
Net Carbohydrate
4.31 g
Sugars
4.3 g
Fiber
1.87 g
Protein
3.16 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
21.84 IU
0%
Vitamin C
13.73 mg
23%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.1 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.09 mg
4%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
34.32 mg
43%
Folate
63.44 mcg
16%
Niacin
0.78 mg
4%
Riboflavin
0.13 mg
8%
Thiamin
0.09 mg
6%
Choline
14.98 mg
3%
Minerals
Calcium
13.52 mg
1%
Copper
0.17 mg
8%
Iron
0.95 mg
5%
Magnesium
21.84 mg
5%
Manganese
0.2 mg
10%
Phosphorous
56.16 mg
6%
Potassium
154.96 mg
4%
Selenium
0.62 mcg
1%
Sodium
6.24 mg
0%
Zinc
0.43 mg
3%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
6.24 mcg
Beta-carotene
6.24 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
6.24 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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