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Cayenne pepper vs. Pigeon pea raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cayenne pepper and Pigeon pea raw

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin B3, and Iron, however, Pigeon pea raw is richer in Folate, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 231% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +13.8%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Potassium +44.7%
Contains more Manganese +11.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%
Contains more Copper +183.4%
Equal in Selenium - 8.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125% 261% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353% 234% 45%
Contains more Calcium +13.8%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Potassium +44.7%
Contains more Manganese +11.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%
Contains more Copper +183.4%
Equal in Selenium - 8.2

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 A +148507.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +391.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +765.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96%
Contains more Folate +330.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 29% 201%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 342% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +148507.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +391.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +765.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96%
Contains more Folate +330.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1059.1%
Contains more Other +75.6%
Contains more Protein +80.7%
Contains more Carbs +10.9%
Contains more Water +31.6%
12% 17% 57% 8% 6%
Protein: 12.01 g
Fats: 17.27 g
Carbs: 56.63 g
Water: 8.05 g
Other: 6.04 g
22% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.7 g
Fats: 1.49 g
Carbs: 62.78 g
Water: 10.59 g
Other: 3.44 g
Contains more Fats +1059.1%
Contains more Other +75.6%
Contains more Protein +80.7%
Contains more Carbs +10.9%
Contains more Water +31.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22816.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +928.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.9%
23% 19% 58%
Saturated Fat: 3.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.37 g
29% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.814 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22816.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +928.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Pigeon pea raw Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 47.78g Pigeon pea raw
Protein 12.01g 21.7g Pigeon pea raw
Fats 17.27g 1.49g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 62.78g Pigeon pea raw
Calories 318kcal 343kcal Pigeon pea raw
Sugar 10.34g Pigeon pea raw
Fiber 27.2g 15g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 130mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 7.8mg 5.23mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 183mg Pigeon pea raw
Phosphorus 293mg 367mg Pigeon pea raw
Potassium 2014mg 1392mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 17mg Pigeon pea raw
Zinc 2.48mg 2.76mg Pigeon pea raw
Copper 0.373mg 1.057mg Pigeon pea raw
Manganese 2mg 1.791mg Cayenne pepper
Selenium 8.8µg 8.2µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610IU 28IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A RAE 2081µg 1µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4mg 0mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.643mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.187mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 2.965mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 1.266mg Pigeon pea raw
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.283mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 456µg Pigeon pea raw
Choline 51.5mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin K 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.212mg Pigeon pea raw
Threonine 0.767mg Pigeon pea raw
Isoleucine 0.785mg Pigeon pea raw
Leucine 1.549mg Pigeon pea raw
Lysine 1.521mg Pigeon pea raw
Methionine 0.243mg Pigeon pea raw
Phenylalanine 1.858mg Pigeon pea raw
Valine 0.937mg Pigeon pea raw
Histidine 0.774mg Pigeon pea raw
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.33g Pigeon pea raw
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.012g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 0.814g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Pigeon pea raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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
360%
Cayenne pepper
57%
Pigeon pea raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
125%
Cayenne pepper
135%
Pigeon pea raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.93g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea raw
Pigeon pea raw is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/nutrients
  2. Pigeon pea raw - 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.