Amaranth grain vs. Pigeon pea — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Amaranth grain and Pigeon pea
- Amaranth grain has more Manganese, and Iron, however, Pigeon pea has more Folate, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Potassium.
- Daily need coverage for Folate from Pigeon pea is 22% higher.
- Pigeon pea has 2 times less Iron than Amaranth grain. Amaranth grain has 2.1mg of Iron, while Pigeon pea has 1.11mg.
Food types used in this article are Amaranth grain, cooked and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|