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Pigeon pea vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pigeon pea and Cellophane noodles

  • The amount of Folate, Copper, Manganese, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Iron, and Vitamin B5 in Pigeon pea is higher than in Cellophane noodles.
  • Pigeon pea covers your daily need of Folate 114% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Pigeon pea contains 139 times more Potassium than Cellophane noodles. While Pigeon pea contains 1392mg of Potassium, Cellophane noodles contain only 10mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated.

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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 Calcium +420%
Contains more Iron +141%
Contains more Magnesium +6000%
Contains more Phosphorus +1046.9%
Contains more Potassium +13820%
Contains more Zinc +573.2%
Contains more Copper +1204.9%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Calcium +420%
Contains more Iron +141%
Contains more Magnesium +6000%
Contains more Phosphorus +1046.9%
Contains more Potassium +13820%
Contains more Zinc +573.2%
Contains more Copper +1204.9%
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" 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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1166%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +466%
Contains more Folate +22700%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 342% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1166%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +466%
Contains more Folate +22700%

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 Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pigeon pea Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 21.7g 0.16g Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49g 0.06g Pigeon pea
Carbs 62.78g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 343kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Pigeon pea
Fiber 15g 0.5g Pigeon pea
Calcium 130mg 25mg Pigeon pea
Iron 5.23mg 2.17mg Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183mg 3mg Pigeon pea
Phosphorus 367mg 32mg Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392mg 10mg Pigeon pea
Sodium 17mg 10mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 2.76mg 0.41mg Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057mg 0.081mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28IU 0IU Pigeon pea
Vitamin E mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.15mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 0mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 0.2mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266mg 0.1mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.05mg Pigeon pea
Folate 456µg 2µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Cellophane noodles
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.002mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767mg 0.005mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785mg 0.007mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549mg 0.013mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521mg 0.011mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243mg 0.002mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858mg 0.01mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937mg 0.008mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774mg 0.005mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.33g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.008g Pigeon pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 0.018g Pigeon pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pigeon pea Cellophane noodles
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
18
Cellophane noodles

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
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.313g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/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.