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Chickpea vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Egg
Egg contains less Sugars (difference - 9.58g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 373mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chickpea
Chickpea contains less Sodium (difference - 100mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.664g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Chickpea Egg
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chickpea Egg
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
29
Chickpea
28
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
55
Chickpea
55
Egg

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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1
Egg
Contains more Iron +262.2%
Contains more Calcium +14%
Contains more Potassium +469.8%
Contains more Magnesium +690%
Contains more Zinc +162.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.5%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Copper +204.9%
Contains more Iron +262.2%
Contains more Calcium +14%
Contains more Potassium +469.8%
Contains more Magnesium +690%
Contains more Zinc +162.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.5%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Copper +204.9%

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
:
5
Egg
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +622.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2307.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +676.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +622.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2307.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +676.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
123%
Chickpea
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
1%
Egg
Fats
28%
Chickpea
49%
Egg

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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 Chickpea Egg Opinion
Calories 378 155 Chickpea
Protein 20.47 12.58 Chickpea
Fats 6.04 10.61 Egg
Vitamin C 4 0 Chickpea
Carbs 62.95 1.12 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 373 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 87 Egg
Iron 4.31 1.19 Chickpea
Calcium 57 50 Chickpea
Potassium 718 126 Chickpea
Magnesium 79 10 Chickpea
Sugars 10.7 1.12 Chickpea
Fiber 12.2 0 Chickpea
Copper 0.656 2 Egg
Zinc 2.76 1.05 Chickpea
Starch
Phosphorus 252 172 Chickpea
Sodium 24 124 Chickpea
Vitamin A 67 520 Egg
Vitamin E 0.82 1.03 Egg
Vitamin D 0 2.2 Egg
Vitamin B1 0.477 0.066 Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.513 Egg
Vitamin B3 1.541 0.064 Chickpea
Vitamin B5 1.588 1.398 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 0.121 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 1.11 Egg
Vitamin K 9 0.3 Chickpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Egg
Saturated Fat 0.603 3.267 Chickpea
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377 4.077 Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731 1.414 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2 0.153 Chickpea
Threonine 0.766 0.604 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882 0.686 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 1.075 Chickpea
Lysine 1.377 0.904 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 0.392 Egg
Phenylalanine 1.103 0.668 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 0.767 Chickpea
Histidine 0.566 0.298 Chickpea
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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