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Pigeon pea vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pigeon pea and Porridge

  • Porridge contains less Copper, Folate, Manganese, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc, and Vitamin B5 than Pigeon pea.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Pigeon pea is 113% higher.
  • Porridge has 10000000 times less Manganese than Pigeon pea. Pigeon pea has 1.791mg of Manganese, while Porridge has 0mg.

Food types used in this article are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt.

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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 +49.4%
Contains more Iron +39.8%
Contains more Magnesium +3560%
Contains more Phosphorus +2346.7%
Contains more Potassium +8600%
Contains more Zinc +2023.1%
Contains more Copper +2542.5%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 141% 4% 7% 2% 1% 4% 14%
Contains more Calcium +49.4%
Contains more Iron +39.8%
Contains more Magnesium +3560%
Contains more Phosphorus +2346.7%
Contains more Potassium +8600%
Contains more Zinc +2023.1%
Contains more Copper +2542.5%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%

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 +1069.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +648%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +470.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1683.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2076.9%
Contains more Folate +3700%
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% 1% 0% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +648%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +470.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1683.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2076.9%
Contains more Folate +3700%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pigeon pea Porridge Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 10.02g Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7g 1.44g Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49g 0.21g Pigeon pea
Carbs 62.78g 10.52g Pigeon pea
Calories 343kcal 50kcal Pigeon pea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.03g Pigeon pea
Fiber 15g 0.5g Pigeon pea
Calcium 130mg 87mg Pigeon pea
Iron 5.23mg 3.74mg Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183mg 5mg Pigeon pea
Phosphorus 367mg 15mg Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392mg 16mg Pigeon pea
Sodium 17mg 6mg Porridge
Zinc 2.76mg 0.13mg Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057mg 0.04mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28IU 0IU Pigeon pea
Vitamin E mg 0.02mg Porridge
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.055mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 0.025mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 0.52mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266mg 0.071mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.013mg Pigeon pea
Folate 456µg 12µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Porridge
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.02mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767mg 0.045mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785mg 0.063mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549mg 0.11mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521mg 0.037mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243mg 0.027mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858mg 0.078mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937mg 0.07mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774mg 0.033mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.33g 0.033g Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.028g Porridge
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 0.114g Pigeon pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pigeon pea Porridge
Low Fats diet ok
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
4
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
24
Porridge

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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
11%
Porridge
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
1%
Porridge

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.297g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
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 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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.