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Pigeon pea vs Garlic powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pigeon pea and Garlic powder

  • Pigeon pea is higher in Folate, Copper, Manganese, Magnesium, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5, however Garlic powder is richer in Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
  • Garlic powder's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 105% higher.
  • Pigeon pea has 10 times more Folate than Garlic powder. While Pigeon pea has 456µg of Folate, Garlic powder has only 47µg.

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

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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 +64.6%
Contains more Magnesium +137.7%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.7%
Contains more Copper +98.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Equal in Iron - 5.65
Equal in Zinc - 2.99
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178%
Contains more Calcium +64.6%
Contains more Magnesium +137.7%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.7%
Contains more Copper +98.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Equal in Iron - 5.65
Equal in Zinc - 2.99

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 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.4%
Contains more Folate +870.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +484.5%
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% 14% 0% 4% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 36% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.4%
Contains more Folate +870.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +484.5%

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 Garlic powder
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pigeon pea Garlic powder Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 63.73g Garlic powder
Protein 21.7g 16.55g Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49g 0.73g Pigeon pea
Carbs 62.78g 72.73g Garlic powder
Calories 343kcal 331kcal Pigeon pea
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.31g Garlic powder
Sugar g 2.43g Pigeon pea
Fiber 15g 9g Pigeon pea
Calcium 130mg 79mg Pigeon pea
Iron 5.23mg 5.65mg Garlic powder
Magnesium 183mg 77mg Pigeon pea
Phosphorus 367mg 414mg Garlic powder
Potassium 1392mg 1193mg Pigeon pea
Sodium 17mg 60mg Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76mg 2.99mg Garlic powder
Copper 1.057mg 0.533mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28IU 0IU Pigeon pea
Vitamin E mg 0.67mg Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1.2mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.435mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 0.141mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 0.796mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 1.266mg 0.743mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 1.654mg Garlic powder
Folate 456µg 47µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Garlic powder
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.121mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767mg 0.374mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785mg 0.414mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549mg 0.728mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521mg 0.768mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243mg 0.111mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858mg 0.525mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937mg 0.667mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774mg 0.263mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.33g 0.249g Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.115g Garlic powder
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 0.178g Pigeon pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pigeon pea Garlic powder
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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
53
Garlic powder
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
105
Garlic powder

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
99%
Garlic powder
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
73%
Garlic powder
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
3%
Garlic powder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.