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Black turtle bean vs. Pigeon pea raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Black turtle bean and Pigeon pea raw?

  • Black turtle bean is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus, yet Pigeon pea raw is higher in Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Zinc.
  • Black turtle bean's daily need coverage for Iron is 43% more.

We used Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw types in this article.

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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 +23.1%
Contains more Iron +66.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Contains more Manganese +79.1%
Contains more Selenium +156.3%
Equal in Potassium - 1392
Equal in Copper - 1.057
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 327% 115% 189% 133% 2% 60% 334% 131% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353% 234% 45%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +66.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Contains more Manganese +79.1%
Contains more Selenium +156.3%
Equal in Potassium - 1392
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.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.187
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283
Equal in Folate - 456
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 5% 0% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 334% 0% 0% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 342% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.187
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283
Equal in Folate - 456

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +65.6%
Equal in Protein - 21.7
Equal in Carbs - 62.78
Equal in Water - 10.59
Equal in Other - 3.44
21% 63% 11% 4%
Protein: 21.25 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 63.25 g
Water: 11 g
Other: 3.6 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 +65.6%
Equal in Protein - 21.7
Equal in Carbs - 62.78
Equal in Water - 10.59
Equal in Other - 3.44

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +550%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.3%
33% 11% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.232 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.078 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.387 g
29% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.814 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +550%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Black turtle bean Pigeon pea raw
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Black turtle bean Pigeon pea raw Opinion
Net carbs 47.75g 47.78g Pigeon pea raw
Protein 21.25g 21.7g Pigeon pea raw
Fats 0.9g 1.49g Pigeon pea raw
Carbs 63.25g 62.78g Black turtle bean
Calories 339kcal 343kcal Pigeon pea raw
Sugar 2.12g Pigeon pea raw
Fiber 15.5g 15g Black turtle bean
Calcium 160mg 130mg Black turtle bean
Iron 8.7mg 5.23mg Black turtle bean
Magnesium 160mg 183mg Pigeon pea raw
Phosphorus 440mg 367mg Black turtle bean
Potassium 1500mg 1392mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 9mg 17mg Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.2mg 2.76mg Pigeon pea raw
Copper 1mg 1.057mg Pigeon pea raw
Manganese 1mg 1.791mg Pigeon pea raw
Selenium 3.2µg 8.2µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A 17IU 28IU Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin E 0.21mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B1 0.9mg 0.643mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.193mg 0.187mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 1.955mg 2.965mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B5 0.899mg 1.266mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B6 0.286mg 0.283mg Black turtle bean
Folate 444µg 456µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin K 5.6µg Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.212mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.894mg 0.767mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.938mg 0.785mg Black turtle bean
Leucine 1.697mg 1.549mg Black turtle bean
Lysine 1.459mg 1.521mg Pigeon pea raw
Methionine 0.32mg 0.243mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 1.858mg Pigeon pea raw
Valine 1.112mg 0.937mg Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.592mg 0.774mg Pigeon pea raw
Saturated Fat 0.232g 0.33g Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.078g 0.012g Black turtle bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.387g 0.814g Pigeon pea raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Black turtle bean 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
60%
Black turtle bean
57%
Pigeon pea raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
135%
Black turtle bean
135%
Pigeon pea raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.12g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.098g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.