Brown rice vs. Pigeon pea — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Brown rice and Pigeon pea different?
- Brown rice is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Selenium, however, Pigeon pea is richer in Folate, Fiber, Copper, Potassium, and Iron.
- Daily need coverage for Folate from Pigeon pea is 26% higher.
- Brown rice contains 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Pigeon pea. While Brown rice contains 2.561mg of Vitamin B3, Pigeon pea contains only 0.781mg.
Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt are the varieties used in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||0.355g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.011g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|