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Oat vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Oat
Oat contains less Sugars (difference - 10.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Oat
Oat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.614g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Oat Chickpea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Oat Chickpea
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
21
Oat
29
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
74
Oat
55
Chickpea

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
Oat
5
:
Contains more Magnesium +124.1%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Potassium +67.4%
Equal in Iron - 4.31
Equal in Calcium - 57
Equal in Copper - 0.656
Contains more Magnesium +124.1%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Potassium +67.4%
Equal in Iron - 4.31
Equal in Calcium - 57
Equal in Copper - 0.656

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
Oat
1
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +349.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +349.6%

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
101%
Oat
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
66%
Oat
63%
Chickpea
Fats
32%
Oat
28%
Chickpea

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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 Oat Chickpea Opinion
Calories 389 378 Oat
Protein 16.89 20.47 Chickpea
Fats 6.9 6.04 Oat
Vitamin C 0 4 Chickpea
Carbs 66.27 62.95 Oat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.72 4.31 Oat
Calcium 54 57 Chickpea
Potassium 429 718 Chickpea
Magnesium 177 79 Oat
Sugars 10.7 Chickpea
Fiber 10.6 12.2 Chickpea
Copper 0.626 0.656 Chickpea
Zinc 3.97 2.76 Oat
Starch
Phosphorus 523 252 Oat
Sodium 2 24 Oat
Vitamin A 0 67 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.763 0.477 Oat
Vitamin B2 0.139 0.212 Chickpea
Vitamin B3 0.961 1.541 Chickpea
Vitamin B5 1.349 1.588 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.119 0.535 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Chickpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Oat
Saturated Fat 1.217 0.603 Chickpea
Monounsaturated Fat 2.178 1.377 Oat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.535 2.731 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.234 0.2 Oat
Threonine 0.575 0.766 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.694 0.882 Chickpea
Leucine 1.284 1.465 Chickpea
Lysine 0.701 1.377 Chickpea
Methionine 0.312 0.27 Oat
Phenylalanine 0.895 1.103 Chickpea
Valine 0.937 0.865 Oat
Histidine 0.405 0.566 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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