Pigeon pea vs. Refried beans — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
A recap on differences between Pigeon pea and Refried beans
- Pigeon pea has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, Manganese, and Vitamin B1, however, Refried beans are higher in Vitamin C, and Selenium.
- Pigeon pea covers your daily Folate needs 25% more than Refried beans.
- Refried beans contain 2 times less Copper than Pigeon pea. Pigeon pea contains 0.269mg of Copper, while Refried beans contain 0.129mg.
- Pigeon pea has less Sodium.
Food varieties used in this article are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity).
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0.008g|
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||0.36g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.169g|
|Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid||0.001g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|