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Teff vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 1.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Teff Pigeon pea
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
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
Teff 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
24
Teff
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
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
Teff
6
:
Contains more Iron +45.9%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +31.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
Contains more Potassium +226%
Contains more Copper +30.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 183
Contains more Iron +45.9%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +31.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
Contains more Potassium +226%
Contains more Copper +30.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 183

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
Teff
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.4%

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
80%
Teff
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
11%
Teff
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 Teff Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 367 343 Teff
Protein 13.3 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 2.38 1.49 Teff
Vitamin C 0 Pigeon pea
Carbs 73.13 62.78 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Iron 7.63 5.23 Teff
Calcium 180 130 Teff
Potassium 427 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 184 183 Teff
Sugars 1.84 Teff
Fiber 8 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 0.81 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 3.63 2.76 Teff
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 429 367 Teff
Sodium 12 17 Teff
Vitamin A 9 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.08 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.187 Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363 2.965 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.283 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin K 1.9 Teff
Folic acid (B9) 0 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 0.012 Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.814 Teff
Tryptophan 0.139 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.51 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.501 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.068 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.376 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.428 0.243 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.686 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.301 0.774 Pigeon pea
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