Pigeon pea vs. Bean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Differences between Pigeon pea and Bean
- Pigeon pea has more Folate, Iron, and Copper, while Bean has more Vitamin B6.
- Pigeon pea's daily need coverage for Folate is 22% higher.
- Bean contains 4 times less Iron than Pigeon pea. Pigeon pea contains 1.11mg of Iron, while Bean contains 0.29mg.
The food types used in this comparison are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Beans, baked, canned, no salt added.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||0µg||5µg|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|