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Pigeon pea vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 277mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.053g)
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 - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Falafel
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
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
43
Falafel

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 +52.9%
Contains more Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Potassium +137.9%
Contains more Magnesium +123.2%
Contains more Copper +309.7%
Contains more Zinc +84%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Potassium +137.9%
Contains more Magnesium +123.2%
Contains more Copper +309.7%
Contains more Zinc +84%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +333.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +333.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
32%
Falafel
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
82%
Falafel

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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 Falafel Opinion
Calories 343 333 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 13.31 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 62.78 31.84 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 3.42 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 54 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 585 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 82 Pigeon pea
Sugars
Fiber 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.258 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 1.5 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 367 192 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 294 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 13 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.146 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.166 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 1.044 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.292 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.125 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 2.383 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.212 0.134 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.492 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.567 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.944 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.856 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.187 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.707 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.562 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.364 Pigeon pea
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