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Pigeon pea vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pigeon pea and Brunost

  • Pigeon pea has more Folate, Copper, Manganese, and Iron, however Brunost is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A.
  • Pigeon pea's daily need coverage for Folate is 113% more.
  • Pigeon pea contains 45 times more Manganese than Brunost. Pigeon pea contains 1.791mg of Manganese, while Brunost contains 0.04mg.
  • Pigeon pea contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Cheese, gjetost.

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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 Iron +905.8%
Contains more Magnesium +161.4%
Contains more Copper +1221.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Calcium +207.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Equal in Potassium - 1409
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Contains more Iron +905.8%
Contains more Magnesium +161.4%
Contains more Copper +1221.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Calcium +207.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Equal in Potassium - 1409

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 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +264.7%
Contains more Folate +9020%
Contains more Vitamin A +3875%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +639%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.271
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% 67% 0% 0% 79% 319% 16% 202% 63% 303% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +264.7%
Contains more Folate +9020%
Contains more Vitamin A +3875%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +639%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.271

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
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
80
Brunost

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
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
43%
Brunost
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
136%
Brunost

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

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Pigeon pea Brunost
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 583mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.83g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 Brunost Opinion
Calories 343 466 Brunost
Protein 21.7 9.65 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 29.51 Brunost
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 42.65 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 94 Pigeon pea
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Iron 5.23 0.52 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 400 Brunost
Potassium 1392 1409 Brunost
Magnesium 183 70 Pigeon pea
Sugar
Fiber 15 0 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.08 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 1.14 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 367 444 Brunost
Sodium 17 600 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 1113 Brunost
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.315 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 1.382 Brunost
Vitamin B3 2.965 0.813 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 3.351 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.271 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 2.42 Brunost
Vitamin K
Folate 456 5 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 Brunost
Saturated Fat 0.33 19.16 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 7.879 Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.938 Brunost
Tryptophan 0.212 0.135 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.393 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.519 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.992 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.814 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.318 Brunost
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.54 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.765 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.293 Pigeon pea
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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. Brunost - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171240/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.