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Avocado vs. Pea — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Avocado and Pea

  • Avocado has more Vitamin E , and Potassium, however, Pea has more Vitamin B5, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Iron, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Pea's daily need coverage for Vitamin B5 is 3032% more.
  • Avocado has 55 times more Saturated Fat than Pea. Avocado has 2.126g of Saturated Fat, while Pea has 0.039g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Peas, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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.
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Pea
Contains more Potassium +79%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Magnesium +34.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +85.9%
Contains more Manganese +269.7%
Contains more Selenium +375%
Equal in Copper - 0.173
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64% 19% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 58% 28% 51% 24% 1% 33% 58% 69% 11%
Contains more Potassium +79%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Magnesium +34.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +85.9%
Contains more Manganese +269.7%
Contains more Selenium +375%
Equal in Copper - 0.173

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.
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Pea
Contains more Vitamin E +1378.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +448.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +42%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10915.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 53%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 49% 3% 0% 48% 65% 35% 38% 9180% 50% 48% 0% 65%
Contains more Vitamin E +1378.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +448.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +42%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10915.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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3
Pea
Contains more Fats +6563.6%
Contains more Other +71.7%
Contains more Protein +168%
Contains more Carbs +83.2%
Equal in Water - 77.87
2% 15% 9% 73%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 14.66 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 73.23 g
Other: 1.58 g
5% 16% 78%
Protein: 5.36 g
Fats: 0.22 g
Carbs: 15.63 g
Water: 77.87 g
Other: 0.92 g
Contains more Fats +6563.6%
Contains more Other +71.7%
Contains more Protein +168%
Contains more Carbs +83.2%
Equal in Water - 77.87

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pea
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51473.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1680.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.2%
15% 71% 13%
Saturated Fat: 2.126 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.799 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.816 g
24% 12% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51473.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1680.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.2%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pea
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Glucose +184.6%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +8600%
Contains more Fructose +241.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
14% 8% 49% 16% 13%
Starch: 0.11 g
Sucrose: 0.06 g
Glucose: 0.37 g
Fructose: 0.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
88% 2% 7% 3%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 5.22 g
Glucose: 0.13 g
Fructose: 0.41 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.18 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Glucose +184.6%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +8600%
Contains more Fructose +241.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Pea Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 10.13g Pea
Protein 2g 5.36g Pea
Fats 14.66g 0.22g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 15.63g Pea
Calories 160kcal 84kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g 0.41g Pea
Sugar 0.66g 5.93g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 5.5g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 27mg Pea
Iron 0.55mg 1.54mg Pea
Magnesium 29mg 39mg Pea
Phosphorus 52mg 117mg Pea
Potassium 485mg 271mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 3mg Pea
Zinc 0.64mg 1.19mg Pea
Copper 0.19mg 0.173mg Avocado
Manganese 0.142mg 0.525mg Pea
Selenium 0.4µg 1.9µg Pea
Vitamin A 146IU 801IU Pea
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 40µg Pea
Vitamin E 2.07mg 0.14mg Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 14.2mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.259mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.149mg Pea
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 2.021mg Pea
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 153mg Pea
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.216mg Avocado
Folate 81µg 63µg Avocado
Vitamin K 21µg 25.9µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.037mg Pea
Threonine 0.073mg 0.201mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.193mg Pea
Leucine 0.143mg 0.32mg Pea
Lysine 0.132mg 0.314mg Pea
Methionine 0.038mg 0.081mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.097mg 0.198mg Pea
Valine 0.107mg 0.232mg Pea
Histidine 0.049mg 0.105mg Pea
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.039g Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.019g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.102g Avocado
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.015g Avocado
Omega-3 - ALA 0.111g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Avocado Pea
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
35%
Avocado
798%
Pea
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Avocado
34%
Pea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.087g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.27g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/nutrients
  2. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170420/nutrients

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

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