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Dried fruit vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Dried fruit and Pigeon pea

  • Dried fruit has more Vitamin A RAE, while Pigeon pea has more Folate, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Fiber, and Zinc.
  • Pigeon pea covers your daily need of Folate 112% more than Dried fruit.
  • Dried fruit contains 180 times more Vitamin A RAE than Pigeon pea. While Dried fruit contains 180µg of Vitamin A RAE, Pigeon pea contains only 1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, 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
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Iron +96.6%
Contains more Magnesium +471.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +416.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.8%
Contains more Zinc +607.7%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Iron +96.6%
Contains more Magnesium +471.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +416.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.8%
Contains more Zinc +607.7%
Contains more Copper +208.2%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +12771.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.9%
Contains more Folate +4460%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8%
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 A +12771.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.9%
Contains more Folate +4460%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dried fruit Pigeon pea Opinion
Net carbs 55.34g 47.78g Dried fruit
Protein 3.39g 21.7g Pigeon pea
Fats 0.51g 1.49g Pigeon pea
Carbs 62.64g 62.78g Pigeon pea
Calories 241kcal 343kcal Pigeon pea
Starch 0.35g g Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47g g Dried fruit
Sugar 53.44g g Pigeon pea
Fiber 7.3g 15g Pigeon pea
Calcium 55mg 130mg Pigeon pea
Iron 2.66mg 5.23mg Pigeon pea
Magnesium 32mg 183mg Pigeon pea
Phosphorus 71mg 367mg Pigeon pea
Potassium 1162mg 1392mg Pigeon pea
Sodium 10mg 17mg Dried fruit
Zinc 0.39mg 2.76mg Pigeon pea
Copper 0.343mg 1.057mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 3604IU 28IU Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33mg mg Dried fruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.643mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.187mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.589mg 2.965mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.516mg 1.266mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.283mg Pigeon pea
Folate 10µg 456µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.1µg µg Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.016mg 0.212mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.073mg 0.767mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.063mg 0.785mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.105mg 1.549mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.083mg 1.521mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.015mg 0.243mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 1.858mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.078mg 0.937mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.047mg 0.774mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.33g Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 0.012g Dried fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.814g Pigeon pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Dried fruit 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
38
Dried fruit
62
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
50
Dried fruit
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
20%
Dried fruit
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
63%
Dried fruit
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
2%
Dried fruit
7%
Pigeon pea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.44g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.313g)
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. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/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.