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Pigeon pea vs Dried fruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 53.44g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
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 contains less Sodium?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.313g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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 Dried fruit
Lower in Sugars ok
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
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Dried fruit
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
32
Dried fruit
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
33
Dried fruit

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 +96.6%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +19.8%
Contains more Magnesium +471.9%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Contains more Zinc +607.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +416.9%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Contains more Iron +96.6%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +19.8%
Contains more Magnesium +471.9%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Contains more Zinc +607.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +416.9%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%

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 B1 +4186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +12771.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +12771.4%

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
20%
Dried fruit
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
63%
Dried fruit
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
2%
Dried fruit

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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 Dried fruit Opinion
Calories 343 241 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 3.39 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 0.51 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 1 Dried fruit
Carbs 62.78 62.64 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 2.66 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 55 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 1162 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 32 Pigeon pea
Sugars 53.44 Dried fruit
Fiber 15 7.3 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.343 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 0.39 Pigeon pea
Starch 0.35 Dried fruit
Phosphorus 367 71 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 10 Dried fruit
Vitamin A 28 3604 Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33 Dried fruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.015 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.074 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 2.589 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.516 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.143 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.1 Dried fruit
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.017 Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.074 Dried fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.074 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.212 0.016 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.073 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.063 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.105 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.083 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.015 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.062 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.078 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.047 Pigeon pea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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