Pigeon pea vs. Pasta — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the main differences between Pigeon pea and Pasta?
- Pigeon pea is richer in Copper, Manganese, Folate, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, yet Pasta is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1.
- Pigeon pea's daily need coverage for Copper is 20% higher.
- Pigeon pea has 16 times more Potassium than Pasta. Pigeon pea has 384mg of Potassium, while Pasta has 24mg.
We used Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked types in this comparison.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||0µg||6µg|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|