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Pigeon pea vs Bulgur - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.41g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.098g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (17 mg)
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 Bulgur
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Bulgur
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
20
Bulgur
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
49
Bulgur

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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0
Bulgur
Contains more Iron +112.6%
Contains more Calcium +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +239.5%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Copper +215.5%
Contains more Zinc +43%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.3%
Equal in Sodium - 17
Contains more Iron +112.6%
Contains more Calcium +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +239.5%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Copper +215.5%
Contains more Zinc +43%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.3%
Equal in Sodium - 17

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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4
Bulgur
Contains more Vitamin A +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%

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
74%
Bulgur
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
76%
Bulgur
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
6%
Bulgur

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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 Bulgur Opinion
Calories 343 342 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 12.29 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 1.33 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 75.87 Bulgur
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 2.46 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 35 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 410 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 164 Pigeon pea
Sugars 0.41 Bulgur
Fiber 15 12.5 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.335 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 1.93 Pigeon pea
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Phosphorus 367 300 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 17
Vitamin A 28 9 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.06 Bulgur
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.232 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.115 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 5.114 Bulgur
Vitamin B5 1.266 1.045 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.342 Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 Bulgur
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.232 Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.173 Bulgur
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.541 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.212 0.19 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.354 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.455 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.83 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.339 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.19 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.58 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.554 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.285 Pigeon pea
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