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Seed vs Black gram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seed and Black gram different?

  • Seed is higher in Selenium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium, however Black gram is richer in Folate, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Seed is 85% higher.
  • Seed contains 6 times more Vitamin B3 than Black gram. While Seed contains 8.83mg of Vitamin B3, Black gram contains only 1.447mg.

Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Mungo beans, 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
Seed
6
:
Contains more Calcium +357.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25.5%
Contains more Zinc +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.9%
Contains more Potassium +141.5%
Equal in Iron - 7.57
Equal in Copper - 0.981
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 284% 42% 87% 191% 327% 92% 163% 5%
Contains more Calcium +357.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25.5%
Contains more Zinc +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.9%
Contains more Potassium +141.5%
Equal in Iron - 7.57
Equal in Copper - 0.981

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
Seed
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +49.4%
Contains more Folate +340.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
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% 69% 59% 28% 55% 65% 0% 0% 162%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +49.4%
Contains more Folate +340.8%

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
35
Seed
36
Black gram
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
149
Black gram

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
99%
Seed
151%
Black gram
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
59%
Black gram
Fats
142%
Seed
8%
Black gram

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.
Seed Black gram
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Seed Black gram
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?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.216g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Seed Black gram Opinion
Calories 486 341 Seed
Protein 16.54 25.21 Black gram
Fats 30.74 1.64 Seed
Vitamin C 1.6 0 Seed
Carbs 42.12 58.99 Black gram
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Black gram
Iron 7.72 7.57 Seed
Calcium 631 138 Seed
Potassium 407 983 Black gram
Magnesium 335 267 Seed
Sugar
Fiber 34.4 18.3 Seed
Copper 0.924 0.981 Black gram
Zinc 4.58 3.35 Seed
Starch
Phosphorus 860 379 Seed
Sodium 16 38 Seed
Vitamin A 54 23 Seed
Vitamin E 0.5 Seed
Vitamin D 0 Black gram
Vitamin B1 0.62 0.273 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.254 Black gram
Vitamin B3 8.83 1.447 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.906 Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.281 Black gram
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 49 216 Black gram
Trans Fat 0.14 0 Black gram
Saturated Fat 3.33 0.114 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309 0.085 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665 1.071 Seed
Tryptophan 0.436 0.263 Seed
Threonine 0.709 0.875 Black gram
Isoleucine 0.801 1.287 Black gram
Leucine 1.371 2.089 Black gram
Lysine 0.97 1.674 Black gram
Methionine 0.588 0.367 Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016 1.473 Black gram
Valine 0.95 1.416 Black gram
Histidine 0.531 0.706 Black gram
Fructose

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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/nutrients
  2. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174259/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.