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Pigeon pea raw vs. Black turtle bean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pigeon pea raw and Black turtle bean?

  • Pigeon pea raw is higher in Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Zinc, yet Black turtle bean is higher in Iron, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus.
  • Black turtle bean's daily need coverage for Iron is 43% more.
  • Pigeon pea raw has 3 times more Selenium than Black turtle bean. While Pigeon pea raw has 8.2µg of Selenium, Black turtle bean has only 3.2µg.

We used Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw types 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 Magnesium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Contains more Manganese +79.1%
Contains more Selenium +156.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +66.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Equal in Potassium - 1500
Equal in Copper - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353% 234% 45%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 327% 115% 189% 133% 2% 60% 334% 131% 18%
Contains more Magnesium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Contains more Manganese +79.1%
Contains more Selenium +156.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +66.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Equal in Potassium - 1500
Equal in Copper - 1

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.193
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.286
Equal in Folate - 444
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%
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% 5% 0% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 334% 0% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.193
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.286
Equal in Folate - 444

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +65.6%
Equal in Protein - 21.25
Equal in Carbs - 63.25
Equal in Water - 11
Equal in Other - 3.6
22% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.7 g
Fats: 1.49 g
Carbs: 62.78 g
Water: 10.59 g
Other: 3.44 g
21% 63% 11% 4%
Protein: 21.25 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 63.25 g
Water: 11 g
Other: 3.6 g
Contains more Fats +65.6%
Equal in Protein - 21.25
Equal in Carbs - 63.25
Equal in Water - 11
Equal in Other - 3.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +550%
29% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.814 g
33% 11% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.232 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.078 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.387 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +550%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pigeon pea raw Black turtle bean Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 47.75g Pigeon pea raw
Protein 21.7g 21.25g Pigeon pea raw
Fats 1.49g 0.9g Pigeon pea raw
Carbs 62.78g 63.25g Black turtle bean
Calories 343kcal 339kcal Pigeon pea raw
Sugar 2.12g Pigeon pea raw
Fiber 15g 15.5g Black turtle bean
Calcium 130mg 160mg Black turtle bean
Iron 5.23mg 8.7mg Black turtle bean
Magnesium 183mg 160mg Pigeon pea raw
Phosphorus 367mg 440mg Black turtle bean
Potassium 1392mg 1500mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 17mg 9mg Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.76mg 2.2mg Pigeon pea raw
Copper 1.057mg 1mg Pigeon pea raw
Manganese 1.791mg 1mg Pigeon pea raw
Selenium 8.2µg 3.2µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A 28IU 17IU Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin E 0.21mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.9mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 0.193mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 1.955mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B5 1.266mg 0.899mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.286mg Black turtle bean
Folate 456µg 444µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin K 5.6µg Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.252mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.767mg 0.894mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.785mg 0.938mg Black turtle bean
Leucine 1.549mg 1.697mg Black turtle bean
Lysine 1.521mg 1.459mg Pigeon pea raw
Methionine 0.243mg 0.32mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.858mg 1.149mg Pigeon pea raw
Valine 0.937mg 1.112mg Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.774mg 0.592mg Pigeon pea raw
Saturated Fat 0.33g 0.232g Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.078g Black turtle bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 0.387g Pigeon pea raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea raw Black turtle bean
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
57%
Pigeon pea raw
60%
Black turtle bean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
135%
Pigeon pea raw
135%
Black turtle bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.12g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.098g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Pigeon pea raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172436/nutrients
  2. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.