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Cauliflower vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cauliflower and Pea different?

  • Cauliflower is higher in Vitamin B5, and Vitamin C, however Pea is richer in Vitamin B1, Copper, Fiber, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Pea is 18% higher.
  • Cauliflower contains 6 times more Vitamin B5 than Pea. While Cauliflower contains 0.667mg of Vitamin B5, Pea contains only 0.104mg.

Cauliflower, raw and Peas, green, raw are the varieties used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +13.6%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +351.3%
Contains more Zinc +359.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 7% 27% 11% 14% 8% 19% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +13.6%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +351.3%
Contains more Zinc +359.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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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Pea
Contains more Vitamin C +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +541.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +432%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Folate +14%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.169
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 161% 0% 2% 0% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 0% 39% 43%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Contains more Vitamin C +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +541.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +432%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Folate +14%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.169

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
30
Cauliflower
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
31
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
12%
Cauliflower
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
14%
Pea
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
2%
Pea

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.
Cauliflower Pea
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cauliflower Pea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.76g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cauliflower Pea Opinion
Calories 25 81 Pea
Protein 1.92 5.42 Pea
Fats 0.28 0.4 Pea
Vitamin C 48.2 40 Cauliflower
Net carbs 2.9700000286102295 8.75 Pea
Carbs 4.97 14.45 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 1.47 Pea
Calcium 22 25 Pea
Potassium 299 244 Cauliflower
Magnesium 15 33 Pea
Sugar 1.91 5.67 Cauliflower
Fiber 2 5.7 Pea
Copper 0.039 0.176 Pea
Zinc 0.27 1.24 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 44 108 Pea
Sodium 30 5 Pea
Vitamin A 0 765 Pea
Vitamin E 0.08 0.13 Pea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.132 Pea
Vitamin B3 0.507 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.104 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.169 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 24.8 Pea
Folate 57 65 Pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.071 Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.035 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.187 Pea
Tryptophan 0.02 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.076 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.071 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.106 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.217 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.02 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.125 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.056 0.107 Pea
Fructose 0.97 0.39 Cauliflower

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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/nutrients
  2. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.