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Refried beans vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Refried beans and Pigeon pea

  • Refried beans contain less Folate, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium and Vitamin B5 than Pigeon pea.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Pigeon pea is 111% higher.

Food types used in this article are Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw.

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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 Iron +263.2%
Contains more Calcium +348.3%
Contains more Potassium +336.4%
Contains more Magnesium +422.9%
Contains more Copper +719.4%
Contains more Zinc +375.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 54% 9% 29% 25% 43% 16% 40% 49%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Contains more Iron +263.2%
Contains more Calcium +348.3%
Contains more Potassium +336.4%
Contains more Magnesium +422.9%
Contains more Copper +719.4%
Contains more Zinc +375.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%

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 B1 +746.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +707.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Folate +4045.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 0% 2% 0% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 0% 6% 9%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +746.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +707.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Folate +4045.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
10
Refried beans
62
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
33
Refried beans
134
Pigeon pea

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 the food
Protein
30%
Refried beans
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
9%
Refried beans
7%
Pigeon pea

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Refried beans Pigeon pea
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Refried beans Pigeon pea
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 cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 353mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.301g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea 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

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Refried beans Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 90 343 Pigeon pea
Protein 4.98 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 2.01 1.49 Refried beans
Vitamin C 6 0 Refried beans
Carbs 13.55 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.44 5.23 Pigeon pea
Calcium 29 130 Pigeon pea
Potassium 319 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 35 183 Pigeon pea
Sugars 0.54 Pigeon pea
Fiber 3.7 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 0.129 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 0.58 2.76 Pigeon pea
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 92 367 Pigeon pea
Sodium 370 17 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 0 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.09 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.079 0.187 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B3 0.367 2.965 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 0.189 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.103 0.283 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.1 Refried beans
Folate 11 456 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0.016 0 Pigeon pea
Saturated Fat 0.631 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601 0.012 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543 0.814 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.065 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.231 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.242 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.438 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.377 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.083 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.297 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.287 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 153 0.774 Refried beans
Fructose 0 Refried beans

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Refried beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172438/nutrients
  2. Pigeon pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172436/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.