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Tofu vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Tofu
Tofu is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.361g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
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.
Tofu Pigeon pea
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 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
Tofu 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
4
Tofu
24
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
38
Tofu
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
Tofu
3
:
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Contains more Potassium +1050.4%
Contains more Magnesium +510%
Contains more Copper +447.7%
Contains more Zinc +245%
Contains more Phosphorus +278.4%
Equal in Iron - 5.23
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Contains more Potassium +1050.4%
Contains more Magnesium +510%
Contains more Copper +447.7%
Contains more Zinc +245%
Contains more Phosphorus +278.4%
Equal in Iron - 5.23

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
Tofu
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +203.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +693.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +259.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1420.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1761.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +502.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +203.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +693.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +259.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1420.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1761.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +502.1%

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
48%
Tofu
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
2%
Tofu
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
22%
Tofu
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 Tofu Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 76 343 Pigeon pea
Protein 8.08 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 4.78 1.49 Tofu
Vitamin C 0.1 0 Tofu
Carbs 1.87 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.36 5.23 Tofu
Calcium 350 130 Tofu
Potassium 121 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 30 183 Pigeon pea
Sugars 0.62 Tofu
Fiber 0.3 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 0.193 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 0.8 2.76 Pigeon pea
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Phosphorus 97 367 Pigeon pea
Sodium 7 17 Tofu
Vitamin A 85 28 Tofu
Vitamin E 0.01 Tofu
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.052 0.187 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 0.195 2.965 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.068 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.283 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.4 Tofu
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.691 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 1.056 0.012 Tofu
Polyunsaturated fat 2.699 0.814 Tofu
Tryptophan 0.12 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.402 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.435 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.713 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.452 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.108 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.428 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.446 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.221 0.774 Pigeon pea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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