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Pigeon pea vs Heart of palm - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 17.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.284g)
Which food is cheaper?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 Heart of palm
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Heart of palm
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
19
Heart of palm
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
51
Heart of palm

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 +209.5%
Contains more Calcium +622.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1730%
Contains more Copper +64.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +35.1%
Contains less Sodium -17.6%
Contains more Iron +209.5%
Contains more Calcium +622.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1730%
Contains more Copper +64.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +35.1%
Contains less Sodium -17.6%

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 +1186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18

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
16%
Heart of palm
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
26%
Heart of palm
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
1%
Heart of palm

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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 Heart of palm Opinion
Calories 343 115 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 2.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 0.2 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 8 Heart of palm
Carbs 62.78 25.61 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 1.69 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 18 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 1806 Heart of palm
Magnesium 183 10 Pigeon pea
Sugars 17.16 Heart of palm
Fiber 15 1.5 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.644 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 3.73 Heart of palm
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Phosphorus 367 140 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 14 Heart of palm
Vitamin A 28 68 Heart of palm
Vitamin E 0.5 Heart of palm
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.05 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.18 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 0.9 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.81 Heart of palm
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Heart of palm
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.046 Heart of palm
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.005 Pigeon pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.089 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 Pigeon pea
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