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Porridge vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Porridge and Chickpea different?

  • Chickpea has more Manganese, Folate, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Potassium than Porridge.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Chickpea is 926% higher.

Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +15.2%
Contains more Potassium +4387.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1480%
Contains more Copper +1540%
Contains more Zinc +2023.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +1580%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 141% 27% 2% 4% 14% 4% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Contains more Calcium +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +15.2%
Contains more Potassium +4387.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1480%
Contains more Copper +1540%
Contains more Zinc +2023.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +1580%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +767.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +748%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2136.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4015.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +8900%
Contains more Folate +4541.7%
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% 1% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 0% 1% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +767.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +748%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2136.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4015.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +8900%
Contains more Folate +4541.7%

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
4
Porridge
74
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
24
Porridge
88
Chickpea

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
9%
Porridge
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
11%
Porridge
63%
Chickpea
Fats
1%
Porridge
28%
Chickpea

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.
Porridge Chickpea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Porridge Chickpea
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?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Porridge Chickpea Opinion
Calories 50 378 Chickpea
Protein 1.44 20.47 Chickpea
Fats 0.21 6.04 Chickpea
Vitamin C 0 4 Chickpea
Carbs 10.52 62.95 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.74 4.31 Chickpea
Calcium 87 57 Porridge
Potassium 16 718 Chickpea
Magnesium 5 79 Chickpea
Sugar 0.03 10.7 Porridge
Fiber 0.5 12.2 Chickpea
Copper 0.04 0.656 Chickpea
Zinc 0.13 2.76 Chickpea
Starch
Phosphorus 15 252 Chickpea
Sodium 6 24 Porridge
Vitamin A 0 67 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.02 0.82 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.477 Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.212 Chickpea
Vitamin B3 0.52 1.541 Chickpea
Vitamin B5 0.071 1.588 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.013 0.535 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 9 Chickpea
Folate 12 557 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0 Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.603 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 1.377 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114 2.731 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.02 0.2 Chickpea
Threonine 0.045 0.766 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.063 0.882 Chickpea
Leucine 0.11 1.465 Chickpea
Lysine 0.037 1.377 Chickpea
Methionine 0.027 0.27 Chickpea
Phenylalanine 0.078 1.103 Chickpea
Valine 0.07 0.865 Chickpea
Histidine 0.033 0.566 Chickpea
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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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/nutrients
  2. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.