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Green bean vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Green bean and Pigeon pea

  • The amount of Copper, Folate, Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, and Zinc in Pigeon pea is higher than in Green bean.
  • Pigeon pea covers your daily need of Copper 110% more than Green bean.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beans, snap, green, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Calcium +251.4%
Contains more Iron +407.8%
Contains more Magnesium +632%
Contains more Phosphorus +865.8%
Contains more Potassium +559.7%
Contains more Zinc +1050%
Contains more Copper +1431.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Calcium +251.4%
Contains more Iron +407.8%
Contains more Magnesium +632%
Contains more Phosphorus +865.8%
Contains more Potassium +559.7%
Contains more Zinc +1050%
Contains more Copper +1431.9%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +2364.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +684.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +462.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.7%
Contains more Folate +1281.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 42% 9% 0% 41% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 25% 0% 108%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 342% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2364.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +684.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +462.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.7%
Contains more Folate +1281.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Green bean Pigeon pea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Green bean Pigeon pea Opinion
Net carbs 4.27g 47.78g Pigeon pea
Protein 1.83g 21.7g Pigeon pea
Fats 0.22g 1.49g Pigeon pea
Carbs 6.97g 62.78g Pigeon pea
Calories 31kcal 343kcal Pigeon pea
Starch 0.88g g Green bean
Fructose 1.39g g Green bean
Sugar 3.26g g Pigeon pea
Fiber 2.7g 15g Pigeon pea
Calcium 37mg 130mg Pigeon pea
Iron 1.03mg 5.23mg Pigeon pea
Magnesium 25mg 183mg Pigeon pea
Phosphorus 38mg 367mg Pigeon pea
Potassium 211mg 1392mg Pigeon pea
Sodium 6mg 17mg Green bean
Zinc 0.24mg 2.76mg Pigeon pea
Copper 0.069mg 1.057mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 690IU 28IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41mg mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12.2mg 0mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.643mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.104mg 0.187mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 2.965mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 1.266mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.141mg 0.283mg Pigeon pea
Folate 33µg 456µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 43µg µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.212mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.079mg 0.767mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.785mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.112mg 1.549mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.088mg 1.521mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.022mg 0.243mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.067mg 1.858mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.09mg 0.937mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.034mg 0.774mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.33g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.012g Pigeon pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.814g Pigeon pea

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Green bean Pigeon pea
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
27
Green bean
62
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
17
Green bean
134
Pigeon pea

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 food.
Protein
11%
Green bean
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
1%
Green bean
7%
Pigeon pea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.28g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green 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 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

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169961/nutrients
  2. Pigeon pea - 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.