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Pigeon pea vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pigeon pea and Black pepper

  • Pigeon pea is higher in Folate, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B3, however Black pepper is richer in Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Calcium, and Copper.
  • Black pepper's daily need coverage for Manganese is 477% higher.
  • Pigeon pea has 27 times more Folate than Black pepper. While Pigeon pea has 456µg of Folate, Black pepper has only 17µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Spices, pepper, black.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Zinc +131.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.3%
Contains less Sodium -15%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Calcium +240.8%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Equal in Potassium - 1329
Equal in Magnesium - 171
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 365% 133% 118% 123% 444% 33% 68% 3%
Contains more Zinc +131.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.3%
Contains less Sodium -15%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Calcium +240.8%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Equal in Potassium - 1329
Equal in Magnesium - 171

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart 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 +495.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.4%
Contains more Folate +2582.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1853.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.291
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 0% 0% 342%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 33% 21% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 0% 410% 13%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +495.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.4%
Contains more Folate +2582.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1853.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.291

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
62
Pigeon pea
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
160
Black pepper

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
130%
Pigeon pea
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
64%
Black pepper
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pigeon pea Black pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.062g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pigeon pea Black pepper Opinion
Calories 343 251 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 10.39 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 3.26 Black pepper
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 63.95 Black pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 9.71 Black pepper
Calcium 130 443 Black pepper
Potassium 1392 1329 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 171 Pigeon pea
Sugar 0.64 Pigeon pea
Fiber 15 25.3 Black pepper
Copper 1.057 1.33 Black pepper
Zinc 2.76 1.19 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 367 158 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 20 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 547 Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04 Black pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.108 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.18 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 1.143 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 1.399 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.291 Black pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 163.7 Black pepper
Folate 456 17 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 1.392 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.739 Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.998 Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.212 0.058 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.244 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.366 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 1.014 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.244 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.096 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.446 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.547 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.159 Pigeon pea
Fructose 0.23 Black pepper

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pigeon pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172436/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.