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Pigeon pea vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.627g)
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 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 Sesame
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Sesame
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
33
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
224
Sesame

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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Sesame
Contains more Potassium +197.4%
Contains more Iron +178.2%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Contains more Magnesium +91.8%
Contains more Copper +286.2%
Contains more Zinc +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Potassium +197.4%
Contains more Iron +178.2%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Contains more Magnesium +91.8%
Contains more Copper +286.2%
Contains more Zinc +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2432%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2432%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +179.2%

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
23%
Sesame
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
229%
Sesame

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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 Sesame Opinion
Calories 343 573 Sesame
Protein 21.7 17.73 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 23.45 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 14.55 Sesame
Calcium 130 975 Sesame
Potassium 1392 468 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 351 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 Sesame
Fiber 15 11.8 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 2.76 7.75 Sesame
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Phosphorus 367 629 Sesame
Sodium 17 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 28 9 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.247 Sesame
Vitamin B3 2.965 4.515 Sesame
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.05 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Sesame
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 0.33 6.957 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.212 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.767 0.736 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.763 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 1.358 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.569 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.94 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.774 0.522 Pigeon pea
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