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

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How are Pigeon pea raw and Oat different?

  • Pigeon pea raw is higher in Folate, Copper, Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, however, Oat is richer in Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Oat is 136% higher.
  • Pigeon pea raw contains 8 times more Folate than Oat. While Pigeon pea raw contains 456µg of Folate, Oat contains only 56µg.

Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Oats 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 Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Iron +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +224.5%
Contains more Copper +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Manganese +174.5%
Equal in Iron - 4.72
Equal in Magnesium - 177
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% 177% 127% 225% 38% 1% 109% 209% 642% 0%
Contains more Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Iron +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +224.5%
Contains more Copper +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +43.8%
Contains more Manganese +174.5%
Equal in Iron - 4.72
Equal in Magnesium - 177

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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Oat
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.349
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 191% 33% 19% 81% 28% 43% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.349

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +28.5%
Contains more Water +28.8%
Contains more Other +100%
Contains more Fats +363.1%
Equal in Carbs - 66.27
22% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.7 g
Fats: 1.49 g
Carbs: 62.78 g
Water: 10.59 g
Other: 3.44 g
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
Contains more Protein +28.5%
Contains more Water +28.8%
Contains more Other +100%
Contains more Fats +363.1%
Equal in Carbs - 66.27

Fat Type Comparison

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

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea raw Oat
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
30%
Oat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
135%
Pigeon pea raw
154%
Oat

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. Pigeon pea raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172436/nutrients
  2. Oat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169705/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.