Pigeon pea vs. Pumpkin seed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
A recap on differences between Pigeon pea and Pumpkin seed
- Pigeon pea has more Folate, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5, however, Pumpkin seed is higher in Zinc, Magnesium, Fiber, Copper, Iron, and Potassium.
- Pumpkin seed covers your daily Zinc needs 85% more than Pigeon pea.
- Pumpkin seed contains 12 times less Folate than Pigeon pea. Pigeon pea contains 111µg of Folate, while Pumpkin seed contains 9µg.
- Pigeon pea has less Saturated Fat.
Food varieties used in this article are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Seeds, pumpkin and squash seeds, whole, roasted, without salt.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
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Which food is preferable for your diet?
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|Low Carbs diet|
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|Low Glycemic Index diet|