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Pigeon pea vs Brown rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Brown rice
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Brown rice
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
Brown rice
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
14
Brown rice

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
:
Contains more Iron +833.9%
Contains more Calcium +4233.3%
Contains more Potassium +1518.6%
Contains more Magnesium +369.2%
Contains more Copper +897.2%
Contains more Zinc +288.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +256.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +833.9%
Contains more Calcium +4233.3%
Contains more Potassium +1518.6%
Contains more Magnesium +369.2%
Contains more Copper +897.2%
Contains more Zinc +288.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +256.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%

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 +261.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.1%

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%
Brown rice
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
26%
Brown rice
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
4%
Brown rice

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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 Brown rice Opinion
Calories 343 123 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 2.74 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 0.97 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 25.58 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 0.56 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 3 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 86 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 39 Pigeon pea
Sugars 0.24 Brown rice
Fiber 15 1.6 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.106 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 0.71 Pigeon pea
Starch 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 367 103 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 4 Brown rice
Vitamin A 28 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.17 Brown rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.178 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.069 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 2.561 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.38 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.123 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 Brown rice
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.26 Brown rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.369 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.366 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.212 0.033 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.095 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.109 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.214 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.099 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.058 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.133 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.151 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.066 Pigeon pea
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