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

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Summary of differences between Pigeon pea raw and Pork

  • Pigeon pea raw has more Folate, Copper, Manganese, Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, and Potassium, while Pork has more Selenium, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pigeon pea raw covers your daily need of Folate 113% more than Pork.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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 +584.2%
Contains more Iron +501.1%
Contains more Magnesium +553.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.2%
Contains more Potassium +229.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.6%
Contains more Zinc +15.5%
Contains more Copper +1347.9%
Contains more Manganese +19800%
Contains more Selenium +452.4%
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 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25% 2% 248%
Contains more Calcium +584.2%
Contains more Iron +501.1%
Contains more Magnesium +553.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.2%
Contains more Potassium +229.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.6%
Contains more Zinc +15.5%
Contains more Copper +1347.9%
Contains more Manganese +19800%
Contains more Selenium +452.4%

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Folate +9020%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 52% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Folate +9020%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +286.5%
Contains more Protein +25.9%
Contains more Fats +834.2%
Contains more Water +446.5%
22% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.7 g
Fats: 1.49 g
Carbs: 62.78 g
Water: 10.59 g
Other: 3.44 g
27% 14% 58%
Protein: 27.32 g
Fats: 13.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.87 g
Other: 0.89 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +286.5%
Contains more Protein +25.9%
Contains more Fats +834.2%
Contains more Water +446.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51483.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +47.4%
29% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.814 g
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 5.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.19 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51483.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +47.4%

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 Pork
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pigeon pea raw Pork Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 0g Pigeon pea raw
Protein 21.7g 27.32g Pork
Fats 1.49g 13.92g Pork
Carbs 62.78g 0g Pigeon pea raw
Calories 343kcal 242kcal Pigeon pea raw
Fiber 15g 0g Pigeon pea raw
Calcium 130mg 19mg Pigeon pea raw
Iron 5.23mg 0.87mg Pigeon pea raw
Magnesium 183mg 28mg Pigeon pea raw
Phosphorus 367mg 246mg Pigeon pea raw
Potassium 1392mg 423mg Pigeon pea raw
Sodium 17mg 62mg Pigeon pea raw
Zinc 2.76mg 2.39mg Pigeon pea raw
Copper 1.057mg 0.073mg Pigeon pea raw
Manganese 1.791mg 0.009mg Pigeon pea raw
Selenium 8.2µg 45.3µg Pork
Vitamin A 28IU 7IU Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 2µg Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 0IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 0µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 1.266mg 0.698mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 456µg 5µg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.7µg Pork
Choline 93.9mg Pork
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 0.767mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 0.785mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 1.549mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 1.521mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.243mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.858mg 1.086mg Pigeon pea raw
Valine 0.937mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.774mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 0mg 80mg Pigeon pea raw
Saturated Fat 0.33g 5.23g Pigeon pea raw
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 6.19g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 1.2g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea raw Pork
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
56%
Pork
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
135%
Pigeon pea raw
55%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 80mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.9g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is relatively richer in minerals

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.