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Almond vs. Pigeon pea raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Almond and Pigeon pea raw

  • Almond has more Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Manganese, and Phosphorus, however, Pigeon pea raw is richer in Folate, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Pigeon pea raw's daily need coverage for Folate is 103% more.
  • Almond contains 12 times more Saturated Fat than Pigeon pea raw. Almond contains 3.802g of Saturated Fat, while Pigeon pea raw contains 0.33g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, almonds and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +106.9%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Manganese +21.7%
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Potassium +89.9%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Copper - 1.057
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 81% 139% 193% 206% 65% 0.13% 85% 344% 284% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 39% 196% 131% 157% 123% 2.2% 75% 352% 234% 45%
Contains more Calcium +106.9%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Manganese +21.7%
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Potassium +89.9%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Copper - 1.057

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Almond
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin A +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.6%
Contains more Folate +936.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.12% 513% 0% 0% 51% 263% 68% 28% 32% 33% 0% 28% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.7% 0% 0% 0% 161% 43% 56% 76% 65% 342% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin A +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.6%
Contains more Folate +936.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +3251%
Contains more Carbs +191.3%
Contains more Water +140.1%
Contains more Other +16.2%
Equal in Protein - 21.7
21% 50% 22% 4% 3%
Protein: 21.15 g
Fats: 49.93 g
Carbs: 21.55 g
Water: 4.41 g
Other: 2.96 g
22% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.7 g
Fats: 1.49 g
Carbs: 62.78 g
Water: 10.59 g
Other: 3.44 g
Contains more Fats +3251%
Contains more Carbs +191.3%
Contains more Water +140.1%
Contains more Other +16.2%
Equal in Protein - 21.7

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +262825%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1414.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.3%
8% 66% 26%
Saturated Fat: 3.802 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 31.551 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 12.329 g
29% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.814 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +262825%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1414.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Almond Pigeon pea raw
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond Pigeon pea raw Opinion
Net carbs 9.05g 47.78g Pigeon pea raw
Protein 21.15g 21.7g Pigeon pea raw
Fats 49.93g 1.49g Almond
Carbs 21.55g 62.78g Pigeon pea raw
Calories 579kcal 343kcal Almond
Starch 0.72g Almond
Fructose 0.11g Almond
Sugar 4.35g Pigeon pea raw
Fiber 12.5g 15g Pigeon pea raw
Calcium 269mg 130mg Almond
Iron 3.71mg 5.23mg Pigeon pea raw
Magnesium 270mg 183mg Almond
Phosphorus 481mg 367mg Almond
Potassium 733mg 1392mg Pigeon pea raw
Sodium 1mg 17mg Almond
Zinc 3.12mg 2.76mg Almond
Copper 1.031mg 1.057mg Pigeon pea raw
Manganese 2.179mg 1.791mg Almond
Selenium 4.1µg 8.2µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A 2IU 28IU Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin E 25.63mg Almond
Vitamin B1 0.205mg 0.643mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B2 1.138mg 0.187mg Almond
Vitamin B3 3.618mg 2.965mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471mg 1.266mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B6 0.137mg 0.283mg Pigeon pea raw
Folate 44µg 456µg Pigeon pea raw
Choline 52.1mg Almond
Tryptophan 0.211mg 0.212mg Pigeon pea raw
Threonine 0.601mg 0.767mg Pigeon pea raw
Isoleucine 0.751mg 0.785mg Pigeon pea raw
Leucine 1.473mg 1.549mg Pigeon pea raw
Lysine 0.568mg 1.521mg Pigeon pea raw
Methionine 0.157mg 0.243mg Pigeon pea raw
Phenylalanine 1.132mg 1.858mg Pigeon pea raw
Valine 0.855mg 0.937mg Pigeon pea raw
Histidine 0.539mg 0.774mg Pigeon pea raw
Trans Fat 0.015g 0g Pigeon pea raw
Saturated Fat 3.802g 0.33g Pigeon pea raw
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551g 0.012g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329g 0.814g Almond
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Almond
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 12.32g Almond
Omega-3 - ALA 0.003g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Almond Pigeon pea raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
78%
Almond
57%
Pigeon pea raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
142%
Almond
135%
Pigeon pea raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.472g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/nutrients
  2. Pigeon pea raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172436/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.