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Pigeon pea vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pigeon pea and Cinnamon

  • Pigeon pea is higher in Folate, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Potassium, however Cinnamon is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, and Iron.
  • Cinnamon's daily need coverage for Manganese is 682% higher.
  • Pigeon pea has 76 times more Folate than Cinnamon. While Pigeon pea has 456µg of Folate, Cinnamon has only 6µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Spices, cinnamon, ground.

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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 Magnesium +205%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Potassium +223%
Contains more Zinc +50.8%
Contains more Copper +211.8%
Contains more Calcium +670.8%
Contains more Iron +59.1%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Magnesium +205%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Potassium +223%
Contains more Zinc +50.8%
Contains more Copper +211.8%
Contains more Calcium +670.8%
Contains more Iron +59.1%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%

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 B1 +2822.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.1%
Contains more Folate +7500%
Contains more Vitamin A +953.6%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2822.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.1%
Contains more Folate +7500%
Contains more Vitamin A +953.6%
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 Cinnamon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pigeon pea Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 27.49g Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7g 3.99g Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49g 1.24g Pigeon pea
Carbs 62.78g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 343kcal 247kcal Pigeon pea
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar g 2.17g Pigeon pea
Fiber 15g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 130mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 5.23mg 8.32mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 183mg 60mg Pigeon pea
Phosphorus 367mg 64mg Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392mg 431mg Pigeon pea
Sodium 17mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 2.76mg 1.83mg Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057mg 0.339mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28IU 295IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.022mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 0.041mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 1.332mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266mg 0.358mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.158mg Pigeon pea
Folate 456µg 6µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.049mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767mg 0.136mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785mg 0.146mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549mg 0.253mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521mg 0.243mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243mg 0.078mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858mg 0.146mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937mg 0.224mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774mg 0.117mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.33g 0.345g Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.246g Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 0.068g Pigeon pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pigeon pea Cinnamon
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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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.