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Seed vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
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.
Seed Pigeon pea
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
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
25
Seed
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
137
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
Seed
6
:
Contains more Iron +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +385.4%
Contains more Magnesium +83.1%
Contains more Zinc +65.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.3%
Contains more Potassium +242%
Contains more Copper +14.4%
Equal in Sodium - 17
Contains more Iron +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +385.4%
Contains more Magnesium +83.1%
Contains more Zinc +65.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.3%
Contains more Potassium +242%
Contains more Copper +14.4%
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
Seed
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.643
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.187
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.643
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.187

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
99%
Seed
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
142%
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 Seed Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 486 343 Seed
Protein 16.54 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 30.74 1.49 Seed
Vitamin C 1.6 0 Seed
Carbs 42.12 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Iron 7.72 5.23 Seed
Calcium 631 130 Seed
Potassium 407 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 335 183 Seed
Sugars
Fiber 34.4 15 Seed
Copper 0.924 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 4.58 2.76 Seed
Starch
Phosphorus 860 367 Seed
Sodium 16 17 Seed
Vitamin A 54 28 Seed
Vitamin E 0.5 Seed
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B1 0.62 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.187 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 8.83 2.965 Seed
Vitamin B5 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0.14 0 Pigeon pea
Saturated Fat 3.33 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309 0.012 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665 0.814 Seed
Tryptophan 0.436 0.212 Seed
Threonine 0.709 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.801 0.785 Seed
Leucine 1.371 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.97 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.588 0.243 Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.95 0.937 Seed
Histidine 0.531 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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