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Sesame vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 10.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.354g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Sesame Chickpea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Sesame Chickpea
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
33
Sesame
29
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
55
Chickpea

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
Sesame
7
:
Contains more Iron +237.6%
Contains more Calcium +1610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +344.3%
Contains more Copper +522.3%
Contains more Zinc +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +149.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Iron +237.6%
Contains more Calcium +1610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +344.3%
Contains more Copper +522.3%
Contains more Zinc +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +149.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%

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
Sesame
4
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +644.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +228%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3076%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +644.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +228%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3076%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
106%
Sesame
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
63%
Chickpea
Fats
229%
Sesame
28%
Chickpea

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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 Sesame Chickpea Opinion
Calories 573 378 Sesame
Protein 17.73 20.47 Chickpea
Fats 49.67 6.04 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 4 Chickpea
Carbs 23.45 62.95 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 4.31 Sesame
Calcium 975 57 Sesame
Potassium 468 718 Chickpea
Magnesium 351 79 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 10.7 Chickpea
Fiber 11.8 12.2 Chickpea
Copper 4.082 0.656 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 2.76 Sesame
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Phosphorus 629 252 Sesame
Sodium 11 24 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 67 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.25 0.82 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.477 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.212 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 1.541 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 1.588 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.535 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 9 Chickpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957 0.603 Chickpea
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 1.377 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 2.731 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.2 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.766 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.763 0.882 Chickpea
Leucine 1.358 1.465 Chickpea
Lysine 0.569 1.377 Chickpea
Methionine 0.586 0.27 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 1.103 Chickpea
Valine 0.99 0.865 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.566 Chickpea
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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