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Brazil nut 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 - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.804g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
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.
Brazil nut Pigeon pea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Brazil nut 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
20
Brazil nut
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
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 Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +105.5%
Contains more Copper +64.9%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Contains more Iron +115.2%
Contains more Potassium +111.2%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +105.5%
Contains more Copper +64.9%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Contains more Iron +115.2%
Contains more Potassium +111.2%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +434.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +905.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +588%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.643
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +434.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +905.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +588%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.643

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
86%
Brazil nut
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
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 Brazil nut Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 659 343 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 67.1 1.49 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 0 Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 5.23 Pigeon pea
Calcium 160 130 Brazil nut
Potassium 659 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 376 183 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.743 1.057 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 2.76 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 367 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 17 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.187 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 0.295 2.965 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.184 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.283 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 0.012 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 0.814 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.365 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.518 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.19 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.49 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 1.124 0.243 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.76 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.409 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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