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Brown rice vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
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.
Brown rice Pigeon pea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brown rice 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
10
Brown rice
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
14
Brown rice
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 less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +833.9%
Contains more Calcium +4233.3%
Contains more Potassium +1518.6%
Contains more Magnesium +369.2%
Contains more Copper +897.2%
Contains more Zinc +288.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +256.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +833.9%
Contains more Calcium +4233.3%
Contains more Potassium +1518.6%
Contains more Magnesium +369.2%
Contains more Copper +897.2%
Contains more Zinc +288.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +256.3%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.1%

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
16%
Brown rice
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
26%
Brown rice
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
4%
Brown rice
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 Brown rice Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 123 343 Pigeon pea
Protein 2.74 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 0.97 1.49 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 25.58 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 5.23 Pigeon pea
Calcium 3 130 Pigeon pea
Potassium 86 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 39 183 Pigeon pea
Sugars 0.24 Brown rice
Fiber 1.6 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 0.106 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 0.71 2.76 Pigeon pea
Starch 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 103 367 Pigeon pea
Sodium 4 17 Brown rice
Vitamin A 0 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.17 Brown rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.178 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.187 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.561 2.965 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.38 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.123 0.283 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 Brown rice
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.26 0.33 Brown rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.369 0.012 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.366 0.814 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.033 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.095 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.109 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.214 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.099 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.058 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.133 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.151 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.066 0.774 Pigeon pea
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