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Pigeon pea vs Oat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.887g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Oat
Oat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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)
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 Oat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Oat
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
21
Oat
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
74
Oat

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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3
Oat
Contains more Iron +10.8%
Contains more Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Potassium +224.5%
Contains more Copper +68.8%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Iron - 4.72
Equal in Magnesium - 177
Contains more Iron +10.8%
Contains more Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Potassium +224.5%
Contains more Copper +68.8%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Iron - 4.72
Equal in Magnesium - 177

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
:
2
Oat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.349
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.349

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
101%
Oat
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
66%
Oat
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
32%
Oat

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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 Oat Opinion
Calories 343 389 Oat
Protein 21.7 16.89 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 6.9 Oat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 66.27 Oat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 4.72 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 54 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 429 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 177 Pigeon pea
Sugars
Fiber 15 10.6 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.626 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 3.97 Oat
Starch
Phosphorus 367 523 Oat
Sodium 17 2 Oat
Vitamin A 28 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.763 Oat
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.139 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 0.961 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 1.349 Oat
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.119 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Oat
Saturated Fat 0.33 1.217 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 2.178 Oat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 2.535 Oat
Tryptophan 0.212 0.234 Oat
Threonine 0.767 0.575 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.694 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 1.284 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.701 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.312 Oat
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.895 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.937
Histidine 0.774 0.405 Pigeon pea
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