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Pigeon pea vs Wild rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wild rice
Wild rice contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wild rice
Wild rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.174g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wild rice
Wild rice is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
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 Wild rice
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Wild rice
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
23
Wild rice
Mineral Summary Score
89
Pigeon pea
67
Wild rice

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 Iron +166.8%
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Potassium +226%
Contains more Copper +101.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 177
Contains more Iron +166.8%
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Potassium +226%
Contains more Copper +101.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 177

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 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +459.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +459.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.2%

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
88%
Wild rice
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
75%
Wild rice
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
5%
Wild rice

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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 Wild rice Opinion
Calories 343 357 Wild rice
Protein 21.7 14.73 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 1.08 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 74.9 Wild rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 1.96 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 21 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 427 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 177 Pigeon pea
Sugars 2.5 Wild rice
Fiber 15 6.2 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.524 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 5.96 Wild rice
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Phosphorus 367 433 Wild rice
Sodium 17 7 Wild rice
Vitamin A 28 19 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.82 Wild rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.115 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.262 Wild rice
Vitamin B3 2.965 6.733 Wild rice
Vitamin B5 1.266 1.074 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.391 Wild rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 Wild rice
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Wild rice
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.156 Wild rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.159 Wild rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.676 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.212 0.179 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.469 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.618 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 1.018 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.629 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.438 Wild rice
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.721 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.858 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.384 Pigeon pea
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