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Pigeon pea vs Spelt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 6.82g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
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 Spelt
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Spelt
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
24
Spelt
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
60
Spelt

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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Spelt
Contains more Iron +17.8%
Contains more Calcium +381.5%
Contains more Potassium +258.8%
Contains more Magnesium +34.6%
Contains more Copper +106.8%
Contains more Zinc +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -52.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 401
Contains more Iron +17.8%
Contains more Calcium +381.5%
Contains more Potassium +258.8%
Contains more Magnesium +34.6%
Contains more Copper +106.8%
Contains more Zinc +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -52.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 401

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
:
3
Spelt
Contains more Vitamin A +180%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +180%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +130.8%

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
87%
Spelt
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
70%
Spelt
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
11%
Spelt

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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 Spelt Opinion
Calories 343 338 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 14.57 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 2.43 Spelt
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 70.19 Spelt
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Iron 5.23 4.44 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 27 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 388 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 136 Pigeon pea
Sugars 6.82 Spelt
Fiber 15 10.7 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.511 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 3.28 Spelt
Starch 53.92 Spelt
Phosphorus 367 401 Spelt
Sodium 17 8 Spelt
Vitamin A 28 10 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.79 Spelt
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.364 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.113 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 6.843 Spelt
Vitamin B5 1.266 1.068 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.23 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.6 Spelt
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Spelt
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.406 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.445 Spelt
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 1.258 Spelt
Tryptophan 0.212 0.132 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.443 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.552 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 1.07 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.409 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.258 Spelt
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.737 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.681 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.36 Pigeon pea
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