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Pigeon pea vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pigeon pea and Refried beans

  • Refried beans contain less Folate, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamin B5 than Pigeon pea.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Pigeon pea is 111% higher.
  • Refried beans have 8 times less Vitamin B1 than Pigeon pea. Pigeon pea has 0.643mg of Vitamin B1, while Refried beans have 0.076mg.

Food types used in this article are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity).

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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 +348.3%
Contains more Iron +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +422.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains more Potassium +336.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Zinc +375.9%
Contains more Copper +719.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 54% 25% 40% 29% 49% 16% 43%
Contains more Calcium +348.3%
Contains more Iron +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +422.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains more Potassium +336.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Zinc +375.9%
Contains more Copper +719.4%

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 +746.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +707.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Folate +4045.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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% 2% 0% 20% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 9% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +746.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +707.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Folate +4045.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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 Refried beans
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Refried beans Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 9.85g Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7g 4.98g Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49g 2.01g Refried beans
Carbs 62.78g 13.55g Pigeon pea
Calories 343kcal 90kcal Pigeon pea
Starch g 7.43g Refried beans
Fructose g 0g Refried beans
Sugar g 0.54g Pigeon pea
Fiber 15g 3.7g Pigeon pea
Calcium 130mg 29mg Pigeon pea
Iron 5.23mg 1.44mg Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183mg 35mg Pigeon pea
Phosphorus 367mg 92mg Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392mg 319mg Pigeon pea
Sodium 17mg 370mg Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76mg 0.58mg Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057mg 0.129mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28IU 0IU Pigeon pea
Vitamin E mg 0.09mg Refried beans
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 6mg Refried beans
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.076mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 0.079mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 0.367mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266mg 0.189mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.103mg Pigeon pea
Folate 456µg 11µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.1µg Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.065mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767mg 0.231mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785mg 0.242mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549mg 0.438mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521mg 0.377mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243mg 0.083mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858mg 0.297mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937mg 0.287mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774mg 153mg Refried beans
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.016g Pigeon pea
Saturated Fat 0.33g 0.631g Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.601g Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 0.543g Pigeon pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pigeon pea Refried beans
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
10
Refried beans
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
33
Refried beans

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
30%
Refried beans
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
14%
Refried beans
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
9%
Refried beans

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 353mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.301g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
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. Refried beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172438/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.