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Pumpkin seed vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.34g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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 minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Pumpkin seed Pigeon pea
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pumpkin seed Pigeon pea
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
3
Pumpkin seed
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
86
Pumpkin seed
89
Pigeon pea

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 +43.2%
Contains more Zinc +273.2%
Contains more Iron +58%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +51.5%
Contains more Copper +53.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Equal in Sodium - 17
Contains more Magnesium +43.2%
Contains more Zinc +273.2%
Contains more Iron +58%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +51.5%
Contains more Copper +53.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Equal in Sodium - 17

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1791.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +259.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +936.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2160.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +664.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1791.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +259.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +936.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2160.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +664.9%

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
111%
Pumpkin seed
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
54%
Pumpkin seed
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
90%
Pumpkin seed
7%
Pigeon pea

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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 Pumpkin seed Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 446 343 Pumpkin seed
Protein 18.55 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 19.4 1.49 Pumpkin seed
Vitamin C 0.3 0 Pumpkin seed
Carbs 53.75 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.31 5.23 Pigeon pea
Calcium 55 130 Pigeon pea
Potassium 919 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 262 183 Pumpkin seed
Sugars
Fiber 18.4 15 Pumpkin seed
Copper 0.69 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 10.3 2.76 Pumpkin seed
Starch
Phosphorus 92 367 Pigeon pea
Sodium 18 17 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 62 28 Pumpkin seed
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.052 0.187 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 0.286 2.965 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.056 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.037 0.283 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Pumpkin seed
Saturated Fat 3.67 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 6.032 0.012 Pumpkin seed
Polyunsaturated fat 8.844 0.814 Pumpkin seed
Tryptophan 0.326 0.212 Pumpkin seed
Threonine 0.683 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.956 0.785 Pumpkin seed
Leucine 1.572 1.549 Pumpkin seed
Lysine 1.386 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.417 0.243 Pumpkin seed
Phenylalanine 0.924 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 1.491 0.937 Pumpkin seed
Histidine 0.515 0.774 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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