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Pea vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 5.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
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.
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.
Pea Taro
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
Pea Taro
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
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
20
Pea
19
Taro

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
5
:
2
Taro
Contains more Iron +167.3%
Contains more Zinc +439.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Calcium +72%
Contains more Potassium +142.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.172
Contains more Iron +167.3%
Contains more Zinc +439.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Calcium +72%
Contains more Potassium +142.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.172

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
6
:
3
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +788.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +906.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +428%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2380%
Contains more Vitamin E +1730.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +788.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +906.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +428%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2380%
Contains more Vitamin E +1730.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.5%

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
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
26%
Taro
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Taro

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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 Taro Opinion
Calories 81 112 Taro
Protein 5.42 1.5 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.2 Pea
Vitamin C 40 4.5 Pea
Carbs 14.45 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.55 Pea
Calcium 25 43 Taro
Potassium 244 591 Taro
Magnesium 33 33
Sugars 5.67 0.4 Pea
Fiber 5.7 4.1 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.172 Pea
Zinc 1.24 0.23 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 108 84 Pea
Sodium 5 11 Pea
Vitamin A 765 76 Pea
Vitamin E 0.13 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.095 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.025 Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09 0.6 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.303 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 1 Pea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.016 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.083 Pea
Tryptophan 0.037 0.023 Pea
Threonine 0.203 0.069 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 0.054 Pea
Leucine 0.323 0.111 Pea
Lysine 0.317 0.067 Pea
Methionine 0.082 0.02 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 0.082 Pea
Valine 0.235 0.082 Pea
Histidine 0.107 0.034 Pea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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