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Kidney 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 - 2.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.21g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Kidney bean Pigeon pea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kidney 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
30
Kidney bean
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
91
Kidney 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 +56.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Magnesium +30.7%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -29.2%
Equal in Calcium - 130
Equal in Potassium - 1392
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
Equal in Phosphorus - 367
Contains more Iron +56.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Magnesium +30.7%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -29.2%
Equal in Calcium - 130
Equal in Potassium - 1392
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.3%

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
141%
Kidney bean
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
4%
Kidney 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 Kidney bean Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 333 343 Pigeon pea
Protein 23.58 21.7 Kidney bean
Fats 0.83 1.49 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 4.5 0 Kidney bean
Carbs 60.01 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.2 5.23 Kidney bean
Calcium 143 130 Kidney bean
Potassium 1406 1392 Kidney bean
Magnesium 140 183 Pigeon pea
Sugars 2.23 Kidney bean
Fiber 24.9 15 Kidney bean
Copper 0.958 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.79 2.76 Kidney bean
Starch
Phosphorus 407 367 Kidney bean
Sodium 24 17 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 0 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.22 Kidney bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.529 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.219 0.187 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06 2.965 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.78 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.397 0.283 Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 Kidney bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.33 Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.012 Kidney bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 0.814 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.279 0.212 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 0.767 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 0.785 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 1.549 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 1.521 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 0.243 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 1.233 0.937 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 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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