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Cardoon vs. Pea — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cardoon and Pea?

  • Pea is richer than Cardoon in Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Vitamin C, Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Iron, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pea's daily need coverage for Vitamin B5 is 3053% more.

We used Cardoon, raw and Peas, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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.
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Pea
Contains more Calcium +159.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.6%
Contains more Copper +33.5%
Contains more Iron +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +408.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Manganese +105.1%
Contains more Selenium +850%
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 27% 30% 10% 36% 23% 5% 77% 34% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 58% 28% 51% 24% 1% 33% 58% 69% 11%
Contains more Calcium +159.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.6%
Contains more Copper +33.5%
Contains more Iron +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +408.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Manganese +105.1%
Contains more Selenium +850%
Equal in Magnesium - 39

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +610%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1195%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +396.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +573.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45166.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.2%
Equal in Folate - 63
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% 0% 0% 7% 5% 7% 6% 21% 27% 51% 0% 0% 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 49% 3% 0% 48% 65% 35% 38% 9180% 50% 48% 0% 17% 65%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +610%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1195%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +396.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +573.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45166.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.2%
Equal in Folate - 63

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pea
Contains more Water +20.7%
Contains more Other +22.8%
Contains more Protein +665.7%
Contains more Fats +120%
Contains more Carbs +284%
4% 94%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.07 g
Water: 94 g
Other: 1.13 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 Water +20.7%
Contains more Other +22.8%
Contains more Protein +665.7%
Contains more Fats +120%
Contains more Carbs +284%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pea
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +148.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.019
16% 26% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.018 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.041 g
24% 12% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +148.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.019

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardoon Pea Opinion
Net carbs 2.47g 10.13g Pea
Protein 0.7g 5.36g Pea
Fats 0.1g 0.22g Pea
Carbs 4.07g 15.63g Pea
Calories 17kcal 84kcal Pea
Fructose 0.41g Pea
Sugar 5.93g Cardoon
Fiber 1.6g 5.5g Pea
Calcium 70mg 27mg Cardoon
Iron 0.7mg 1.54mg Pea
Magnesium 42mg 39mg Cardoon
Phosphorus 23mg 117mg Pea
Potassium 400mg 271mg Cardoon
Sodium 170mg 3mg Pea
Zinc 0.17mg 1.19mg Pea
Copper 0.231mg 0.173mg Cardoon
Manganese 0.256mg 0.525mg Pea
Selenium 0.2µg 1.9µg Pea
Vitamin A 0IU 801IU Pea
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 40µg Pea
Vitamin E 0.14mg Pea
Vitamin C 2mg 14.2mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.259mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.149mg Pea
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 2.021mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 153mg Pea
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.216mg Pea
Folate 68µg 63µg Cardoon
Choline 29.7mg Pea
Vitamin K 25.9µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg Pea
Threonine 0.201mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.193mg Pea
Leucine 0.32mg Pea
Lysine 0.314mg Pea
Methionine 0.081mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.198mg Pea
Valine 0.232mg Pea
Histidine 0.105mg Pea
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.039g Cardoon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.018g 0.019g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.041g 0.102g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cardoon 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
9%
Cardoon
738%
Pea
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Cardoon
34%
Pea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 167mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.93g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Cardoon
Cardoon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.

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. Cardoon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169981/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.

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