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Pea vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Onion
Onion contains less Sugars (difference - 1.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Pea Onion
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Onion
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
40
Pea
6
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
20
Pea
6
Onion

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
Pea
7
:
1
Onion
Contains more Iron +600%
Contains more Potassium +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +230%
Contains more Copper +351.3%
Contains more Zinc +629.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +272.4%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Calcium - 23
Contains more Iron +600%
Contains more Potassium +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +230%
Contains more Copper +351.3%
Contains more Zinc +629.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +272.4%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Calcium - 23

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
Pea
8
:
1
Onion
Contains more Vitamin C +440.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +38150%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +478.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1701.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +6100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +440.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +38150%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +478.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1701.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +6100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%

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
33%
Pea
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
9%
Onion
Fats
2%
Pea
0%
Onion

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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 Pea Onion Opinion
Calories 81 40 Pea
Protein 5.42 1.1 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.1 Pea
Vitamin C 40 7.4 Pea
Carbs 14.45 9.34 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.21 Pea
Calcium 25 23 Pea
Potassium 244 146 Pea
Magnesium 33 10 Pea
Sugars 5.67 4.24 Pea
Fiber 5.7 1.7 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.039 Pea
Zinc 1.24 0.17 Pea
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 108 29 Pea
Sodium 5 4 Onion
Vitamin A 765 2 Pea
Vitamin E 0.13 0.02 Pea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.046 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.027 Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09 0.116 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.123 Onion
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.12 Pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 0.4 Pea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.013 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.017 Pea
Tryptophan 0.037 0.014 Pea
Threonine 0.203 0.021 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 0.014 Pea
Leucine 0.323 0.025 Pea
Lysine 0.317 0.039 Pea
Methionine 0.082 0.002 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 0.025 Pea
Valine 0.235 0.021 Pea
Histidine 0.107 0.014 Pea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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