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Sesame vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.627g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $3)
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.
Sesame Pigeon pea
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame 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
33
Sesame
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
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
Sesame
7
:
Contains more Iron +178.2%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Contains more Magnesium +91.8%
Contains more Copper +286.2%
Contains more Zinc +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Potassium +197.4%
Contains more Iron +178.2%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Contains more Magnesium +91.8%
Contains more Copper +286.2%
Contains more Zinc +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Potassium +197.4%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2432%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2432%

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
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
229%
Sesame
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 Sesame Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 573 343 Sesame
Protein 17.73 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 49.67 1.49 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 5.23 Sesame
Calcium 975 130 Sesame
Potassium 468 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 351 183 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 Sesame
Fiber 11.8 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 4.082 1.057 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 2.76 Sesame
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Phosphorus 629 367 Sesame
Sodium 11 17 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.643 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.187 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 2.965 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.283 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Sesame
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 0.012 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 0.814 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.212 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.763 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.358 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.569 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.586 0.243 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.99 0.937 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.774 Pigeon pea
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