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Pigeon pea raw vs. Dried fruit — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pigeon pea raw and Dried fruit

  • Pigeon pea raw has more Folate, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Fiber, and Zinc, while Dried fruit has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pigeon pea raw covers your daily need of Folate 112% more than Dried fruit.
  • Pigeon pea raw contains 43 times more Vitamin B1 than Dried fruit. While Pigeon pea raw contains 0.643mg of Vitamin B1, Dried fruit contains only 0.015mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked.

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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 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%
Contains more Manganese +662.1%
Contains more Selenium +272.7%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
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 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115% 31% 12%
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%
Contains more Manganese +662.1%
Contains more Selenium +272.7%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +12771.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8% 8%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +12771.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +540.1%
Contains more Fats +192.2%
Contains more Other +33.9%
Contains more Water +191.7%
Equal in Carbs - 62.64
22% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.7 g
Fats: 1.49 g
Carbs: 62.78 g
Water: 10.59 g
Other: 3.44 g
3% 63% 31% 3%
Protein: 3.39 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 62.64 g
Water: 30.89 g
Other: 2.57 g
Contains more Protein +540.1%
Contains more Fats +192.2%
Contains more Other +33.9%
Contains more Water +191.7%
Equal in Carbs - 62.64

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1000%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +516.7%
29% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.814 g
10% 45% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.074 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1000%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +516.7%

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 Dried fruit
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 Pigeon pea raw Dried fruit Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 55.34g Dried fruit
Protein 21.7g 3.39g Pigeon pea raw
Fats 1.49g 0.51g Pigeon pea raw
Carbs 62.78g 62.64g Pigeon pea raw
Calories 343kcal 241kcal Pigeon pea raw
Starch 0.35g Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47g Dried fruit
Sugar 53.44g Pigeon pea raw
Fiber 15g 7.3g Pigeon pea raw
Calcium 130mg 55mg Pigeon pea raw
Iron 5.23mg 2.66mg Pigeon pea raw
Magnesium 183mg 32mg Pigeon pea raw
Phosphorus 367mg 71mg Pigeon pea raw
Potassium 1392mg 1162mg Pigeon pea raw
Sodium 17mg 10mg Dried fruit
Zinc 2.76mg 0.39mg Pigeon pea raw
Copper 1.057mg 0.343mg Pigeon pea raw
Manganese 1.791mg 0.235mg Pigeon pea raw
Selenium 8.2µg 2.2µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A 28IU 3604IU Dried fruit
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 180µg Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33mg Dried fruit
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.015mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 0.074mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 2.589mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B5 1.266mg 0.516mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.143mg Pigeon pea raw
Folate 456µg 10µg Pigeon pea raw
Choline 13.9mg Dried fruit
Vitamin K 3.1µg Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.016mg Pigeon pea raw
Threonine 0.767mg 0.073mg Pigeon pea raw
Isoleucine 0.785mg 0.063mg Pigeon pea raw
Leucine 1.549mg 0.105mg Pigeon pea raw
Lysine 1.521mg 0.083mg Pigeon pea raw
Methionine 0.243mg 0.015mg Pigeon pea raw
Phenylalanine 1.858mg 0.062mg Pigeon pea raw
Valine 0.937mg 0.078mg Pigeon pea raw
Histidine 0.774mg 0.047mg Pigeon pea raw
Saturated Fat 0.33g 0.017g Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.074g Dried fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 0.074g Pigeon pea raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea raw Dried fruit
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
36%
Dried fruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
135%
Pigeon pea raw
44%
Dried fruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.44g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw 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

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. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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