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Cereal 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 - 10.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 778mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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.
Cereal Pigeon pea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cereal 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
304
Cereal
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cereal
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
Cereal
2
:
Contains more Iron +551.2%
Contains more Zinc +175.4%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Potassium +1225.7%
Contains more Magnesium +863.2%
Contains more Copper +671.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +376.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Iron +551.2%
Contains more Zinc +175.4%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Potassium +1225.7%
Contains more Magnesium +863.2%
Contains more Copper +671.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +376.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%

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
Cereal
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +9871.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +877.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1969.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +899%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2015.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +9871.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +877.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1969.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +899%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2015.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.2%

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
36%
Cereal
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
5%
Cereal
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 Cereal Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 378 343 Cereal
Protein 6.06 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.08 1.49 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 38.5 0 Cereal
Carbs 86.85 62.78 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Iron 34.06 5.23 Cereal
Calcium 10 130 Pigeon pea
Potassium 105 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 19 183 Pigeon pea
Sugars 10.35 Cereal
Fiber 1.4 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 0.137 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 7.6 2.76 Cereal
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Phosphorus 77 367 Pigeon pea
Sodium 795 17 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 2792 28 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B1 6.288 0.643 Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87 0.187 Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62 2.965 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 5.986 0.283 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin K 0 Cereal
Folic acid (B9) 0 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.26 0.33 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204 0.012 Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354 0.814 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.066 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.241 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.26 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.767 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.113 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.13 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.365 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.344 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.162 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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