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Adzuki bean vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.139g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Adzuki bean Pigeon pea
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Adzuki bean Pigeon pea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
22
Adzuki bean
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
86
Adzuki bean
89
Pigeon pea

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Calcium +97%
Contains more Potassium +11%
Contains more Magnesium +44.1%
Equal in Iron - 5.23
Equal in Copper - 1.057
Equal in Phosphorus - 367
Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Calcium +97%
Contains more Potassium +11%
Contains more Magnesium +44.1%
Equal in Iron - 5.23
Equal in Copper - 1.057
Equal in Phosphorus - 367

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.7%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
119%
Adzuki bean
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
63%
Adzuki bean
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
2%
Adzuki bean
7%
Pigeon pea

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Adzuki bean Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 329 343 Pigeon pea
Protein 19.87 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 0.53 1.49 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.9 62.78 Adzuki bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.98 5.23 Pigeon pea
Calcium 66 130 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1254 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 127 183 Pigeon pea
Sugars
Fiber 12.7 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.094 1.057 Adzuki bean
Zinc 5.04 2.76 Adzuki bean
Starch
Phosphorus 381 367 Adzuki bean
Sodium 5 17 Adzuki bean
Vitamin A 17 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.455 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.187 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 2.63 2.965 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.471 1.266 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.351 0.283 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.191 0.33 Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.012 Adzuki bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.814 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.191 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.674 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.791 0.785 Adzuki bean
Leucine 1.668 1.549 Adzuki bean
Lysine 1.497 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.21 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.052 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 1.023 0.937 Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.524 0.774 Pigeon pea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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