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Pigeon pea vs Cranberry bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 Cranberry bean
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Cranberry bean
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
23
Cranberry bean
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
82
Cranberry bean

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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Contains more Magnesium +17.3%
Contains more Copper +33.1%
Contains more Zinc +31.5%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Equal in Iron - 5
Equal in Calcium - 127
Equal in Potassium - 1332
Equal in Phosphorus - 372
Contains more Magnesium +17.3%
Contains more Copper +33.1%
Contains more Zinc +31.5%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Equal in Iron - 5
Equal in Calcium - 127
Equal in Potassium - 1332
Equal in Phosphorus - 372

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.309
Contains more Vitamin A +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.309

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
138%
Cranberry bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
60%
Cranberry bean
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
6%
Cranberry bean

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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 Cranberry bean Opinion
Calories 343 335 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 23.03 Cranberry bean
Fats 1.49 1.23 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 60.05 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 5 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 127 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 1332 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 156 Pigeon pea
Sugars
Fiber 15 24.7 Cranberry bean
Copper 1.057 0.794 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 3.63 Cranberry bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 372 Cranberry bean
Sodium 17 6 Cranberry bean
Vitamin A 28 2 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.747 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.213 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B3 2.965 1.455 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.748 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.309 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.316 Cranberry bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.106 Cranberry bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.527 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.212 0.273 Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.767 0.969 Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 0.785 1.017 Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.549 1.838 Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.521 1.58 Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.243 0.346 Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.858 1.245 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 1.205 Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.774 0.641 Pigeon pea
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