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Pigeon pea vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Wheat gluten
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Wheat gluten
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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
35
Wheat gluten

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
:
Contains more Potassium +1292%
Contains more Magnesium +632%
Contains more Copper +480.8%
Contains more Zinc +224.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains less Sodium -41.4%
Equal in Iron - 5.2
Equal in Calcium - 142
Contains more Potassium +1292%
Contains more Magnesium +632%
Contains more Copper +480.8%
Contains more Zinc +224.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.2%
Contains less Sodium -41.4%
Equal in Iron - 5.2
Equal in Calcium - 142

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
9%
Wheat gluten

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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 Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 343 370 Wheat gluten
Protein 21.7 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 1.49 1.85 Wheat gluten
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 13.79 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 5.2 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 1392 100 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 25 Pigeon pea
Sugars 0 Wheat gluten
Fiber 15 0.6 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.182 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 0.85 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 367 260 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 29 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Wheat gluten
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.272 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.156 Wheat gluten
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.81 Pigeon pea
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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