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Cocoa solids vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cocoa solids and Pigeon pea?

  • Cocoa solids are richer in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Zinc, yet Pigeon pea is richer in Folate, and Vitamin B1.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 303% higher.
  • Cocoa solids have 24 times more Saturated Fat than Pigeon pea. Cocoa solids have 8.07g of Saturated Fat, while Pigeon pea has 0.33g.

We used Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +165%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Zinc +146.7%
Contains more Copper +258.4%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Equal in Calcium - 130
Equal in Potassium - 1392
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Contains more Iron +165%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Zinc +146.7%
Contains more Copper +258.4%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Equal in Calcium - 130
Equal in Potassium - 1392

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 B2 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +724.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +398.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.8%
Contains more Folate +1325%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7%
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 B2 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +724.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +398.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.8%
Contains more Folate +1325%

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.
Cocoa solids Pigeon pea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cocoa solids Pigeon pea Opinion
Net carbs 20.9g 47.78g Pigeon pea
Protein 19.6g 21.7g Pigeon pea
Fats 13.7g 1.49g Cocoa solids
Carbs 57.9g 62.78g Pigeon pea
Calories 228kcal 343kcal Pigeon pea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.75g g Pigeon pea
Fiber 37g 15g Cocoa solids
Calcium 128mg 130mg Pigeon pea
Iron 13.86mg 5.23mg Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499mg 183mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 734mg 367mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 1524mg 1392mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 21mg 17mg Pigeon pea
Zinc 6.81mg 2.76mg Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788mg 1.057mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 0IU 28IU Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.643mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.241mg 0.187mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 2.185mg 2.965mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.254mg 1.266mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.118mg 0.283mg Pigeon pea
Folate 32µg 456µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.293mg 0.212mg Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.776mg 0.767mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76mg 0.785mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.189mg 1.549mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.983mg 1.521mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.202mg 0.243mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 1.858mg Pigeon pea
Valine 1.177mg 0.937mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339mg 0.774mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 8.07g 0.33g Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57g 0.012g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 0.814g Pigeon pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cocoa solids Pigeon pea
Low Fats diet ok
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
16
Cocoa solids
62
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
352
Cocoa solids
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
118%
Cocoa solids
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
7%
Pigeon pea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.74g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids 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.

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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.