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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
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Contains more Potassium +223%
Contains more Magnesium +205%
Contains more Copper +211.8%
Contains more Zinc +50.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Iron +59.1%
Contains more Calcium +670.8%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Contains more Potassium +223%
Contains more Magnesium +205%
Contains more Copper +211.8%
Contains more Zinc +50.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Iron +59.1%
Contains more Calcium +670.8%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +953.6%
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 13% 18% 47% 0% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 0% 78% 5%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +953.6%

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 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

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Pigeon pea Cinnamon
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.