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Pigeon pea vs Tofu - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Tofu
Tofu is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.361g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Tofu
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Tofu
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
4
Tofu
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
38
Tofu

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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3
Tofu
Contains more Potassium +1050.4%
Contains more Magnesium +510%
Contains more Copper +447.7%
Contains more Zinc +245%
Contains more Phosphorus +278.4%
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Equal in Iron - 5.36
Contains more Potassium +1050.4%
Contains more Magnesium +510%
Contains more Copper +447.7%
Contains more Zinc +245%
Contains more Phosphorus +278.4%
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Equal in Iron - 5.36

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
:
4
Tofu
Contains more Vitamin B1 +693.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +259.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1420.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1761.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +502.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +203.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +693.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +259.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1420.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1761.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +502.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +203.6%

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
48%
Tofu
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
2%
Tofu
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
22%
Tofu

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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 Tofu Opinion
Calories 343 76 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 8.08 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 4.78 Tofu
Vitamin C 0 0.1 Tofu
Carbs 62.78 1.87 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 5.36 Tofu
Calcium 130 350 Tofu
Potassium 1392 121 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 30 Pigeon pea
Sugars 0.62 Tofu
Fiber 15 0.3 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.193 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 0.8 Pigeon pea
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Phosphorus 367 97 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 7 Tofu
Vitamin A 28 85 Tofu
Vitamin E 0.01 Tofu
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.081 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.052 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 0.195 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.068 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.047 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.4 Tofu
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.691 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 1.056 Tofu
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 2.699 Tofu
Tryptophan 0.212 0.12 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.402 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.435 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.713 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.452 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.108 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.428 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.446 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.221 Pigeon pea
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