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Seed vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Seed and Chickpea

  • Seed has more Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Copper, however Chickpea has more Manganese, Folate, and Selenium.
  • Chickpea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 808% more.
  • Seed has 11 times more Calcium than Chickpea. Seed has 631mg of Calcium, while Chickpea has 57mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal 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
Seed
7
:
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +1007%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Copper +40.9%
Contains more Zinc +65.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Potassium +76.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +1007%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Copper +40.9%
Contains more Zinc +65.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Potassium +76.4%

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
Seed
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +473%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +64%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.7%
Contains more Folate +1036.7%
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 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +473%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +64%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.7%
Contains more Folate +1036.7%

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
74
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
88
Chickpea

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
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
63%
Chickpea
Fats
142%
Seed
28%
Chickpea

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 Chickpea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Seed Chickpea
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 lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.727g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea 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

Nutrient Seed Chickpea Opinion
Calories 486 378 Seed
Protein 16.54 20.47 Chickpea
Fats 30.74 6.04 Seed
Vitamin C 1.6 4 Chickpea
Carbs 42.12 62.95 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Chickpea
Iron 7.72 4.31 Seed
Calcium 631 57 Seed
Potassium 407 718 Chickpea
Magnesium 335 79 Seed
Sugar 10.7 Seed
Fiber 34.4 12.2 Seed
Copper 0.924 0.656 Seed
Zinc 4.58 2.76 Seed
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Phosphorus 860 252 Seed
Sodium 16 24 Seed
Vitamin A 54 67 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.5 0.82 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 Chickpea
Vitamin B1 0.62 0.477 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.212 Chickpea
Vitamin B3 8.83 1.541 Seed
Vitamin B5 1.588 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Chickpea
Folate 49 557 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0.14 0 Chickpea
Saturated Fat 3.33 0.603 Chickpea
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309 1.377 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665 2.731 Seed
Tryptophan 0.436 0.2 Seed
Threonine 0.709 0.766 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.801 0.882 Chickpea
Leucine 1.371 1.465 Chickpea
Lysine 0.97 1.377 Chickpea
Methionine 0.588 0.27 Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016 1.103 Chickpea
Valine 0.95 0.865 Seed
Histidine 0.531 0.566 Chickpea
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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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.