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Pigeon pea vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.152g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Pigeon pea Barley
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Barley
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
27
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
52
Barley

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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Barley
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Calcium +293.9%
Contains more Potassium +208%
Contains more Magnesium +37.6%
Contains more Copper +112.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +39%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
Equal in Zinc - 2.77
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Calcium +293.9%
Contains more Potassium +208%
Contains more Magnesium +37.6%
Contains more Copper +112.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +39%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
Equal in Zinc - 2.77

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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Barley
Contains more Vitamin A +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.646
Contains more Vitamin A +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.646

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
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
73%
Barley
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
11%
Barley

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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 Barley Opinion
Calories 343 354 Barley
Protein 21.7 12.48 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 3.6 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 33 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 452 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 133 Pigeon pea
Sugars 0.8 Barley
Fiber 15 17.3 Barley
Copper 1.057 0.498 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 2.77 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 367 264 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 12 Barley
Vitamin A 28 22 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 2.965 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.282 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.482 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.212 0.208 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.424 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.456 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.848 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.465 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.24 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.7 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.612 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.281 Pigeon pea
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