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Pigeon pea vs Black gram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.216g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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 Black gram
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Black gram
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
16
Black gram
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
98
Black gram

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 Potassium +41.6%
Contains less Sodium -55.3%
Contains more Iron +44.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45.9%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Equal in Calcium - 138
Equal in Copper - 0.981
Equal in Phosphorus - 379
Contains more Potassium +41.6%
Contains less Sodium -55.3%
Contains more Iron +44.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45.9%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Equal in Calcium - 138
Equal in Copper - 0.981
Equal in Phosphorus - 379

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 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.281
Contains more Vitamin A +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.281

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
151%
Black gram
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
59%
Black gram
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
8%
Black gram

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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 Black gram Opinion
Calories 343 341 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 25.21 Black gram
Fats 1.49 1.64 Black gram
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 58.99 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 7.57 Black gram
Calcium 130 138 Black gram
Potassium 1392 983 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 267 Black gram
Sugars
Fiber 15 18.3 Black gram
Copper 1.057 0.981 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 3.35 Black gram
Starch
Phosphorus 367 379 Black gram
Sodium 17 38 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 23 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.273 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.254 Black gram
Vitamin B3 2.965 1.447 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.906 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.281 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.114 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.085 Black gram
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 1.071 Black gram
Tryptophan 0.212 0.263 Black gram
Threonine 0.767 0.875 Black gram
Isoleucine 0.785 1.287 Black gram
Leucine 1.549 2.089 Black gram
Lysine 1.521 1.674 Black gram
Methionine 0.243 0.367 Black gram
Phenylalanine 1.858 1.473 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 1.416 Black gram
Histidine 0.774 0.706 Pigeon pea
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