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Pigeon pea vs Navy 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 - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Navy bean
Navy bean contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.245g)
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 Navy 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 Navy 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
Navy bean
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
30
Navy 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 Iron +171%
Contains more Calcium +766.7%
Contains more Potassium +353.4%
Contains more Magnesium +81.2%
Contains more Copper +196.9%
Contains more Zinc +210.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +267%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%
Contains more Iron +171%
Contains more Calcium +766.7%
Contains more Potassium +353.4%
Contains more Magnesium +81.2%
Contains more Copper +196.9%
Contains more Zinc +210.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +267%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%

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 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%

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
37%
Navy bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
13%
Navy bean
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
3%
Navy 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 Navy bean Opinion
Calories 343 67 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 6.15 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 0.7 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 18.8 Navy bean
Carbs 62.78 13.05 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 1.93 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 15 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 307 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 101 Pigeon pea
Sugars
Fiber 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.356 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 0.89 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 367 100 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 13 Navy bean
Vitamin A 28 4 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.39 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.215 Navy bean
Vitamin B3 2.965 1.22 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.825 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.191 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.085 Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.052 Navy bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.407 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.212 0.064 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.258 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.273 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.442 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.35 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.064 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.31 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.316 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.172 Pigeon pea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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