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Pigeon pea vs Papadum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pigeon pea and Papadum

  • Pigeon pea is higher in Folate, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5, however Papadum is richer in Iron, Magnesium, and Fiber.
  • Papadum's daily need coverage for Sodium is 75% higher.
  • Pigeon pea has 2 times more Vitamin B1 than Papadum. While Pigeon pea has 0.643mg of Vitamin B1, Papadum has only 0.277mg.
  • Pigeon pea has less Sodium.

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

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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 Potassium +39.2%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Magnesium +48.1%
Contains more Zinc +23.2%
Equal in Calcium - 143
Equal in Copper - 0.998
Equal in Phosphorus - 385
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 43% 89% 194% 333% 93% 166% 228%
Contains more Potassium +39.2%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Magnesium +48.1%
Contains more Zinc +23.2%
Equal in Calcium - 143
Equal in Copper - 0.998
Equal in Phosphorus - 385

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 +132.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.1%
Contains more Folate +108.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.285
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% 3% 1% 0% 70% 60% 28% 56% 66% 0% 1% 165%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.1%
Contains more Folate +108.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.285

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
37
Papadum
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
179
Papadum

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
153%
Papadum
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
60%
Papadum
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
15%
Papadum

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

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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 - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 1728mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.754g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Papadum
Papadum is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papadum
Papadum is relatively richer in minerals
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 Papadum Opinion
Calories 343 371 Papadum
Protein 21.7 25.56 Papadum
Fats 1.49 3.25 Papadum
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 59.87 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 4 Pigeon pea
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 7.8 Papadum
Calcium 130 143 Papadum
Potassium 1392 1000 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 271 Papadum
Sugar 0 Pigeon pea
Fiber 15 18.6 Papadum
Copper 1.057 0.998 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 3.4 Papadum
Starch
Phosphorus 367 385 Papadum
Sodium 17 1745 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 50 Papadum
Vitamin E 0.05 Papadum
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.277 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.258 Papadum
Vitamin B3 2.965 1.472 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.917 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.285 Papadum
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Papadum
Folate 456 219 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 Papadum
Saturated Fat 0.33 1.084 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.532 Papadum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 1.148 Papadum
Tryptophan 0.212 0.266 Papadum
Threonine 0.767 0.886 Papadum
Isoleucine 0.785 1.303 Papadum
Leucine 1.549 2.115 Papadum
Lysine 1.521 1.695 Papadum
Methionine 0.243 0.372 Papadum
Phenylalanine 1.858 1.491 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 1.434 Papadum
Histidine 0.774 0.715 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. Papadum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168106/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.