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Pigeon pea vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pigeon pea and Tarragon

  • Pigeon pea has more Folate, and Copper, however Tarragon is richer in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 338% more.
  • Pigeon pea contains 2 times more Folate than Tarragon. Pigeon pea contains 456µg of Folate, while Tarragon contains 274µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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 Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.6%
Contains more Copper +56.1%
Contains more Calcium +776.2%
Contains more Iron +517.6%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Potassium +117%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.6%
Contains more Copper +56.1%
Contains more Calcium +776.2%
Contains more Iron +517.6%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Potassium +117%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%

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 +156.2%
Contains more Folate +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +14900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +616%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +751.6%
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.2%
Contains more Folate +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +14900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +616%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +751.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pigeon pea Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 42.82g Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 1.49g 7.24g Tarragon
Carbs 62.78g 50.22g Pigeon pea
Calories 343kcal 295kcal Pigeon pea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 15g 7.4g Pigeon pea
Calcium 130mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 5.23mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 183mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 367mg 313mg Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 17mg 62mg Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 1.057mg 0.677mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.251mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 1.266mg mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 456µg 274µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.212mg mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767mg mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785mg mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549mg mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521mg mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243mg mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858mg mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937mg mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774mg mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.33g 1.881g Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.474g Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pigeon pea Tarragon
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
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
318
Tarragon

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
50%
Tarragon
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.551g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.