Pumpkin seed vs. Pigeon pea — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
A recap on differences between Pumpkin seed and Pigeon pea
- Pumpkin seed has more Zinc, Magnesium, Fiber, Copper, Iron, and Potassium, however, Pigeon pea is higher in Folate, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5.
- Pumpkin seed covers your daily Zinc needs 85% more than Pigeon pea.
- Pigeon pea contains 44 times less Saturated Fat than Pumpkin seed. Pumpkin seed contains 3.67g of Saturated Fat, while Pigeon pea contains 0.083g.
Food varieties used in this article are Seeds, pumpkin and squash seeds, whole, roasted, without salt and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
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Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|