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Oat vs. Pigeon pea raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oat and Pigeon pea raw different?

  • Oat is higher in Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B1, however, Pigeon pea raw is richer in Folate, Copper, Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Oat is 136% higher.

Oats and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Manganese +174.5%
Contains more Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Iron +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +224.5%
Contains more Copper +68.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 183
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 177% 127% 225% 38% 1% 109% 209% 642% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353% 234% 45%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Manganese +174.5%
Contains more Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Iron +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +224.5%
Contains more Copper +68.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 183

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Oat
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.8%
Contains more Folate +714.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.266
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 191% 33% 19% 81% 28% 43% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 342% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.8%
Contains more Folate +714.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.266

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +363.1%
Contains more Protein +28.5%
Contains more Water +28.8%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Carbs - 62.78
17% 7% 66% 8% 2%
Protein: 16.89 g
Fats: 6.9 g
Carbs: 66.27 g
Water: 8.22 g
Other: 1.72 g
22% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.7 g
Fats: 1.49 g
Carbs: 62.78 g
Water: 10.59 g
Other: 3.44 g
Contains more Fats +363.1%
Contains more Protein +28.5%
Contains more Water +28.8%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Carbs - 62.78

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18050%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +211.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.9%
21% 37% 43%
Saturated Fat: 1.217 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.178 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.535 g
29% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.814 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18050%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +211.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Oat Pigeon pea raw
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oat Pigeon pea raw Opinion
Net carbs 55.67g 47.78g Oat
Protein 16.89g 21.7g Pigeon pea raw
Fats 6.9g 1.49g Oat
Carbs 66.27g 62.78g Oat
Calories 389kcal 343kcal Oat
Fiber 10.6g 15g Pigeon pea raw
Calcium 54mg 130mg Pigeon pea raw
Iron 4.72mg 5.23mg Pigeon pea raw
Magnesium 177mg 183mg Pigeon pea raw
Phosphorus 523mg 367mg Oat
Potassium 429mg 1392mg Pigeon pea raw
Sodium 2mg 17mg Oat
Zinc 3.97mg 2.76mg Oat
Copper 0.626mg 1.057mg Pigeon pea raw
Manganese 4.916mg 1.791mg Oat
Selenium 8.2µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A 0IU 28IU Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B1 0.763mg 0.643mg Oat
Vitamin B2 0.139mg 0.187mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B3 0.961mg 2.965mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B5 1.349mg 1.266mg Oat
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.283mg Pigeon pea raw
Folate 56µg 456µg Pigeon pea raw
Tryptophan 0.234mg 0.212mg Oat
Threonine 0.575mg 0.767mg Pigeon pea raw
Isoleucine 0.694mg 0.785mg Pigeon pea raw
Leucine 1.284mg 1.549mg Pigeon pea raw
Lysine 0.701mg 1.521mg Pigeon pea raw
Methionine 0.312mg 0.243mg Oat
Phenylalanine 0.895mg 1.858mg Pigeon pea raw
Valine 0.937mg 0.937mg
Histidine 0.405mg 0.774mg Pigeon pea raw
Saturated Fat 1.217g 0.33g Pigeon pea raw
Monounsaturated Fat 2.178g 0.012g Oat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.535g 0.814g Oat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Oat Pigeon pea raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Oat
57%
Pigeon pea raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
154%
Oat
135%
Pigeon pea raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.887g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Oat
Oat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Oat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169705/nutrients
  2. Pigeon pea raw - 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.