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Pigeon pea vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 4.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.472g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond 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.
Pigeon pea Almond
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
Pigeon pea Almond
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
24
Pigeon pea
59
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
96
Almond

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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5
Almond
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Potassium +89.9%
Contains more Calcium +106.9%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Equal in Copper - 1.031
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Potassium +89.9%
Contains more Calcium +106.9%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Equal in Copper - 1.031

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
Almond
Contains more Vitamin A +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin A +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%

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
130%
Pigeon pea
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
22%
Almond
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
230%
Almond

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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 Pigeon pea Almond Opinion
Calories 343 579 Almond
Protein 21.7 21.15 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 49.93 Almond
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 21.55 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 3.71 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 269 Almond
Potassium 1392 733 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 270 Almond
Sugars 4.35 Almond
Fiber 15 12.5 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 1.031 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 3.12 Almond
Starch 0.72 Almond
Phosphorus 367 481 Almond
Sodium 17 1 Almond
Vitamin A 28 2 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 25.63 Almond
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.205 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 1.138 Almond
Vitamin B3 2.965 3.618 Almond
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.471 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.137 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Almond
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.015 Pigeon pea
Saturated Fat 0.33 3.802 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 31.551 Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 12.329 Almond
Tryptophan 0.212 0.211 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.601 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.751 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 1.473 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.568 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.157 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 1.132 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.855 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.539 Pigeon pea
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