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Garlic powder vs. Pigeon pea — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Garlic powder and Pigeon pea

  • Garlic powder has more Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Manganese, and Zinc, however, Pigeon pea is richer in Folate.
  • Garlic powder's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 123% more.
  • Garlic powder contains 8 times more Selenium than Pigeon pea. Garlic powder contains 23.9µg of Selenium, while Pigeon pea contains 2.9µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, garlic powder and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +83.7%
Contains more Iron +409%
Contains more Magnesium +67.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.9%
Contains more Potassium +210.7%
Contains more Zinc +232.2%
Contains more Copper +98.1%
Contains more Manganese +95.4%
Contains more Selenium +724.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178% 128% 131%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 42% 33% 51% 34% 1% 25% 90% 66% 16%
Contains more Calcium +83.7%
Contains more Iron +409%
Contains more Magnesium +67.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.9%
Contains more Potassium +210.7%
Contains more Zinc +232.2%
Contains more Copper +98.1%
Contains more Manganese +95.4%
Contains more Selenium +724.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 B1 +197.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3208%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +136.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.781
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 14% 0% 4% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 36% 0% 37% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 37% 14% 15% 20% 12% 84% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3208%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +136.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.781

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +144.8%
Contains more Fats +92.1%
Contains more Carbs +212.8%
Contains more Other +234%
Contains more Water +962.8%
17% 73% 6% 4%
Protein: 16.55 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 72.73 g
Water: 6.45 g
Other: 3.54 g
7% 23% 69%
Protein: 6.76 g
Fats: 0.38 g
Carbs: 23.25 g
Water: 68.55 g
Other: 1.06 g
Contains more Protein +144.8%
Contains more Fats +92.1%
Contains more Carbs +212.8%
Contains more Other +234%
Contains more Water +962.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3733.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.2%
46% 21% 33%
Saturated Fat: 0.249 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.115 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.178 g
29% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.083 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.003 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.205 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3733.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Garlic powder Pigeon pea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Pigeon pea Opinion
Net carbs 63.73g 16.55g Garlic powder
Protein 16.55g 6.76g Garlic powder
Fats 0.73g 0.38g Garlic powder
Carbs 72.73g 23.25g Garlic powder
Calories 331kcal 121kcal Garlic powder
Fructose 0.31g Garlic powder
Sugar 2.43g Pigeon pea
Fiber 9g 6.7g Garlic powder
Calcium 79mg 43mg Garlic powder
Iron 5.65mg 1.11mg Garlic powder
Magnesium 77mg 46mg Garlic powder
Phosphorus 414mg 119mg Garlic powder
Potassium 1193mg 384mg Garlic powder
Sodium 60mg 5mg Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.99mg 0.9mg Garlic powder
Copper 0.533mg 0.269mg Garlic powder
Manganese 0.979mg 0.501mg Garlic powder
Selenium 23.9µg 2.9µg Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0IU 3IU Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.67mg Garlic powder
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B1 0.435mg 0.146mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.059mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B3 0.796mg 0.781mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B5 0.743mg 0.319mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654mg 0.05mg Garlic powder
Folate 47µg 111µg Pigeon pea
Choline 67.5mg Garlic powder
Vitamin K 0.4µg Garlic powder
Tryptophan 0.121mg 0.066mg Garlic powder
Threonine 0.374mg 0.239mg Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414mg 0.245mg Garlic powder
Leucine 0.728mg 0.483mg Garlic powder
Lysine 0.768mg 0.474mg Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111mg 0.076mg Garlic powder
Phenylalanine 0.525mg 0.579mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.667mg 0.292mg Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263mg 0.241mg Garlic powder
Saturated Fat 0.249g 0.083g Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115g 0.003g Garlic powder
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178g 0.205g Pigeon pea
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.022g Garlic powder
Omega-3 - ALA 0.012g Garlic powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic powder Pigeon pea
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
52%
Garlic powder
14%
Pigeon pea
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
110%
Garlic powder
37%
Pigeon pea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.166g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/nutrients
  2. Pigeon pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172437/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.