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Pigeon pea vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 353mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.301g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
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 Refried beans
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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 Refried beans
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
8
Refried beans
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
24
Refried beans

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 +263.2%
Contains more Calcium +348.3%
Contains more Potassium +336.4%
Contains more Magnesium +422.9%
Contains more Copper +719.4%
Contains more Zinc +375.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Iron +263.2%
Contains more Calcium +348.3%
Contains more Potassium +336.4%
Contains more Magnesium +422.9%
Contains more Copper +719.4%
Contains more Zinc +375.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +746.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +707.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +746.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +707.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
30%
Refried beans
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
14%
Refried beans
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
9%
Refried beans

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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 Refried beans Opinion
Calories 343 90 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 4.98 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 2.01 Refried beans
Vitamin C 0 6 Refried beans
Carbs 62.78 13.55 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 1.44 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 29 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 319 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 35 Pigeon pea
Sugars 0.54 Refried beans
Fiber 15 3.7 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.129 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 0.58 Pigeon pea
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 367 92 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 370 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.09 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.076 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.079 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 0.367 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.189 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.103 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.1 Refried beans
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.016 Pigeon pea
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.631 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.601 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.543 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.212 0.065 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.231 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.242 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.438 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.377 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.083 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.297 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.287 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 153 Refried beans
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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