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Pigeon pea vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.93g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Cayenne pepper
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
363
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
82
Cayenne pepper

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 Magnesium +20.4%
Contains more Copper +183.4%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Calcium +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.4%
Contains more Copper +183.4%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Calcium +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.7%

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 B1 +96%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +148507.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +391.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +765.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +148507.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +391.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +765.7%

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
80%
Cayenne pepper

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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 Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 343 318 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 12.01 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 17.27 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 0 76.4 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 62.78 56.63 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 7.8 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 130 148 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 1392 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 183 152 Pigeon pea
Sugars 10.34 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 15 27.2 Cayenne pepper
Copper 1.057 0.373 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 2.48 Pigeon pea
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Phosphorus 367 293 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 30 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.328 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 2.965 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.33 3.26 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 2.75 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 8.37 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 Pigeon pea
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