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Black turtle bean vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 2.12g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.098g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Black turtle bean Pigeon pea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Black turtle 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
28
Black turtle bean
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
96
Black turtle 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 Iron +66.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Equal in Potassium - 1392
Equal in Copper - 1.057
Contains more Iron +66.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Equal in Potassium - 1392
Equal in Copper - 1.057

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 B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.187
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.187
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283

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
128%
Black turtle bean
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
63%
Black turtle bean
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
4%
Black turtle 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 Black turtle bean Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 339 343 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.25 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 0.9 1.49 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 63.25 62.78 Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.7 5.23 Black turtle bean
Calcium 160 130 Black turtle bean
Potassium 1500 1392 Black turtle bean
Magnesium 160 183 Pigeon pea
Sugars 2.12 Black turtle bean
Fiber 15.5 15 Black turtle bean
Copper 1 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.2 2.76 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 440 367 Black turtle bean
Sodium 9 17 Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 17 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.21 Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.9 0.643 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.193 0.187 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 1.955 2.965 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.899 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.286 0.283 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 Black turtle bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.232 0.33 Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.078 0.012 Black turtle bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.387 0.814 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.252 0.212 Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.894 0.767 Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.938 0.785 Black turtle bean
Leucine 1.697 1.549 Black turtle bean
Lysine 1.459 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.32 0.243 Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.149 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 1.112 0.937 Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.592 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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