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Pigeon pea vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.209g)
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 contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 Tempeh
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Tempeh
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
14
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
45
Tempeh

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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1
Tempeh
Contains more Iron +93.7%
Contains more Calcium +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +237.9%
Contains more Magnesium +125.9%
Contains more Copper +88.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Iron +93.7%
Contains more Calcium +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +237.9%
Contains more Magnesium +125.9%
Contains more Copper +88.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%

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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2
Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +724.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +355.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +724.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +355.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
8%
Tempeh
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
50%
Tempeh

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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 Tempeh Opinion
Calories 343 192 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 20.29 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 10.8 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 7.64 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 2.7 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 111 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 412 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 81 Pigeon pea
Sugars
Fiber 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.56 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 1.14 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 367 266 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 9 Tempeh
Vitamin A 28 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.078 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.358 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.965 2.64 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.278 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.215 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0.08 Tempeh
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 2.539 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 3.205 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 4.3 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.212 0.194 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.796 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.785 0.88 Tempeh
Leucine 1.549 1.43 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.908 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.175 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.893 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.92 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.466 Pigeon pea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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