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Pigeon pea vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pigeon pea and Soba?

  • Soba has less Copper, Folate, Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc and Vitamin B5 than Pigeon pea.
  • Pigeon pea's daily need coverage for Copper is 117% higher.
  • Pigeon pea has 65 times more Folate than Soba. Pigeon pea has 456µg of Folate, while Soba has 7µg.

We used Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Noodles, japanese, soba, cooked types in this comparison.

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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
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Soba
Contains more Iron +989.6%
Contains more Calcium +3150%
Contains more Potassium +3877.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1933.3%
Contains more Copper +13112.5%
Contains more Zinc +2200%
Contains more Phosphorus +1368%
Contains less Sodium -71.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 2% 4% 7% 3% 4% 11% 8%
Contains more Iron +989.6%
Contains more Calcium +3150%
Contains more Potassium +3877.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1933.3%
Contains more Copper +13112.5%
Contains more Zinc +2200%
Contains more Phosphorus +1368%
Contains less Sodium -71.7%

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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Soba
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +584%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +619.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +481.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +438.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +607.5%
Contains more Folate +6414.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 0% 0% 342%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +584%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +619.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +481.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +438.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +607.5%
Contains more Folate +6414.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
62
Pigeon pea
6
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
7
Soba

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 the food
Protein
130%
Pigeon pea
30%
Soba
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
21%
Soba
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
0%
Soba

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pigeon pea Soba
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Soba
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.311g)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
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)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pigeon pea Soba Opinion
Calories 343 99 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 5.06 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 0.1 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.78 21.44 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 0.48 Pigeon pea
Calcium 130 4 Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392 35 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 9 Pigeon pea
Sugars
Fiber 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057 0.008 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 0.12 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 367 25 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 60 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.094 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.026 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965 0.51 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.235 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.04 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 456 7 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 Soba
Saturated Fat 0.33 0.019 Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.026 Soba
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 0.031 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.212 0.072 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.177 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.195 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.33 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.214 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.072 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.217 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.249 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.119 Pigeon pea
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Soba - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168907/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.