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Rye vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rye and Pigeon pea

  • Rye has more Manganese, Selenium, and Vitamin B3, while Pigeon pea has more Folate, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Pigeon pea covers your daily need of Folate 105% more than Rye.
  • Rye contains 2 times more Selenium than Pigeon pea. While Rye contains 13.9µg of Selenium, Pigeon pea contains only 8.2µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Rye grain 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
Rye
1
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Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Iron +98.9%
Contains more Calcium +441.7%
Contains more Potassium +172.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.4%
Contains more Copper +188%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 99% 8% 45% 79% 123% 73% 143% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Iron +98.9%
Contains more Calcium +441.7%
Contains more Potassium +172.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.4%
Contains more Copper +188%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.76

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
Rye
6
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.5%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 17% 0% 79% 58% 81% 88% 68% 0% 15% 29%
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 B2 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.5%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283

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
36
Rye
62
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
71
Rye
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 food.
Protein
62%
Rye
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
76%
Rye
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
8%
Rye
7%
Pigeon pea

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.
Rye Pigeon pea
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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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 contains less Sodium?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.133g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rye Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 338 343 Pigeon pea
Protein 10.34 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.63 1.49 Rye
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 75.86 62.78 Rye
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.63 5.23 Pigeon pea
Calcium 24 130 Pigeon pea
Potassium 510 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 110 183 Pigeon pea
Sugar 0.98 Pigeon pea
Fiber 15.1 15 Rye
Copper 0.367 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.65 2.76 Pigeon pea
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Phosphorus 332 367 Pigeon pea
Sodium 2 17 Rye
Vitamin A 11 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.85 Rye
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.316 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.251 0.187 Rye
Vitamin B3 4.27 2.965 Rye
Vitamin B5 1.456 1.266 Rye
Vitamin B6 0.294 0.283 Rye
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.9 Rye
Folate 38 456 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.197 0.33 Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.208 0.012 Rye
Polyunsaturated fat 0.767 0.814 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.108 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.289 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.208 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.563 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.286 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.153 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.435 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.317 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.189 0.774 Pigeon pea
Fructose 0.11 Rye

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. Rye - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168884/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.