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Chickpea vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 10.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.354g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Sesame
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Chickpea Sesame
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
33
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
55
Chickpea
224
Sesame

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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7
Sesame
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Iron +237.6%
Contains more Calcium +1610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +344.3%
Contains more Copper +522.3%
Contains more Zinc +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +149.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Iron +237.6%
Contains more Calcium +1610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +344.3%
Contains more Copper +522.3%
Contains more Zinc +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +149.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%

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
:
4
Sesame
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +644.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +228%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3076%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +644.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +228%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3076%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%

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
123%
Chickpea
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
23%
Sesame
Fats
28%
Chickpea
229%
Sesame

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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 Sesame Opinion
Calories 378 573 Sesame
Protein 20.47 17.73 Chickpea
Fats 6.04 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 4 0 Chickpea
Carbs 62.95 23.45 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.31 14.55 Sesame
Calcium 57 975 Sesame
Potassium 718 468 Chickpea
Magnesium 79 351 Sesame
Sugars 10.7 0.3 Chickpea
Fiber 12.2 11.8 Chickpea
Copper 0.656 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 2.76 7.75 Sesame
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Phosphorus 252 629 Sesame
Sodium 24 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 67 9 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82 0.25 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.477 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.247 Sesame
Vitamin B3 1.541 4.515 Sesame
Vitamin B5 1.588 0.05 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 0 Chickpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 0.603 6.957 Chickpea
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.2 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.766 0.736 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882 0.763 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 1.358 Chickpea
Lysine 1.377 0.569 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 1.103 0.94 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.566 0.522 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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