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Chickpea vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chickpea and Pea

  • Chickpea has more Manganese, Folate, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1, however Pea is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Chickpea covers your daily Manganese needs 909% more than Pea.
  • Pea has 15 times less Vitamin B5 than Chickpea. Chickpea has 1.588mg of Vitamin B5, while Pea has 0.104mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw and Peas, green, 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
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Pea
Contains more Iron +193.2%
Contains more Calcium +128%
Contains more Potassium +194.3%
Contains more Magnesium +139.4%
Contains more Copper +272.7%
Contains more Zinc +122.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Contains more Iron +193.2%
Contains more Calcium +128%
Contains more Potassium +194.3%
Contains more Magnesium +139.4%
Contains more Copper +272.7%
Contains more Zinc +122.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%

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 E +530.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1426.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.6%
Contains more Folate +756.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +1041.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +175.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
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 E +530.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1426.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.6%
Contains more Folate +756.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +1041.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +175.6%

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
74
Chickpea
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
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
123%
Chickpea
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
14%
Pea
Fats
28%
Chickpea
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.
Chickpea Pea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Chickpea 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 is lower in Sugar?
Pea
Pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.532g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chickpea Pea Opinion
Calories 378 81 Chickpea
Protein 20.47 5.42 Chickpea
Fats 6.04 0.4 Chickpea
Vitamin C 4 40 Pea
Carbs 62.95 14.45 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.31 1.47 Chickpea
Calcium 57 25 Chickpea
Potassium 718 244 Chickpea
Magnesium 79 33 Chickpea
Sugar 10.7 5.67 Pea
Fiber 12.2 5.7 Chickpea
Copper 0.656 0.176 Chickpea
Zinc 2.76 1.24 Chickpea
Starch
Phosphorus 252 108 Chickpea
Sodium 24 5 Pea
Vitamin A 67 765 Pea
Vitamin E 0.82 0.13 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.477 0.266 Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.132 Chickpea
Vitamin B3 1.541 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 1.588 0.104 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 0.169 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 24.8 Pea
Folate 557 65 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.603 0.071 Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377 0.035 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731 0.187 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2 0.037 Chickpea
Threonine 0.766 0.203 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882 0.195 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 0.323 Chickpea
Lysine 1.377 0.317 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 0.082 Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103 0.2 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 0.235 Chickpea
Histidine 0.566 0.107 Chickpea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.