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Chickpea vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chickpea and Seed

  • Chickpea has more Manganese, and Folate, however Seed has more Selenium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Copper.
  • Chickpea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 808% more.
  • Chickpea has 11 times more Folate than Seed. Chickpea has 557µg of Folate, while Seed has 49µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw and Seeds, chia seeds, dried.

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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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Seed
Contains more Potassium +76.4%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +1007%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Copper +40.9%
Contains more Zinc +65.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Contains more Potassium +76.4%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +1007%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Copper +40.9%
Contains more Zinc +65.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +64%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.7%
Contains more Folate +1036.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +473%
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 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +64%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.7%
Contains more Folate +1036.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +473%

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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
42%
Seed
Fats
28%
Chickpea
142%
Seed

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 Seed
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Chickpea Seed
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?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.727g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Chickpea Seed Opinion
Calories 378 486 Seed
Protein 20.47 16.54 Chickpea
Fats 6.04 30.74 Seed
Vitamin C 4 1.6 Chickpea
Carbs 62.95 42.12 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Chickpea
Iron 4.31 7.72 Seed
Calcium 57 631 Seed
Potassium 718 407 Chickpea
Magnesium 79 335 Seed
Sugar 10.7 Seed
Fiber 12.2 34.4 Seed
Copper 0.656 0.924 Seed
Zinc 2.76 4.58 Seed
Starch
Phosphorus 252 860 Seed
Sodium 24 16 Seed
Vitamin A 67 54 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82 0.5 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 Chickpea
Vitamin B1 0.477 0.62 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.17 Chickpea
Vitamin B3 1.541 8.83 Seed
Vitamin B5 1.588 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Chickpea
Folate 557 49 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0 0.14 Chickpea
Saturated Fat 0.603 3.33 Chickpea
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377 2.309 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731 23.665 Seed
Tryptophan 0.2 0.436 Seed
Threonine 0.766 0.709 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882 0.801 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 1.371 Chickpea
Lysine 1.377 0.97 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 0.588 Seed
Phenylalanine 1.103 1.016 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 0.95 Seed
Histidine 0.566 0.531 Chickpea
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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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.