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Tarragon vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Tarragon and Pigeon pea

  • Tarragon has more Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Magnesium, however Pigeon pea is richer in Vitamin C, Folate, and Copper.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 338% more.
  • Tarragon contains 9 times more Calcium than Pigeon pea. Tarragon contains 1139mg of Calcium, while Pigeon pea contains 130mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, tarragon, dried 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
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Contains more Iron +517.6%
Contains more Calcium +776.2%
Contains more Potassium +117%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Contains more Copper +56.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Contains more Iron +517.6%
Contains more Calcium +776.2%
Contains more Potassium +117%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Contains more Copper +56.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.6%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +14900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +616%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +751.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.2%
Contains more Folate +66.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +14900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +616%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +751.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.2%
Contains more Folate +66.4%

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
143
Tarragon
62
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
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
137%
Tarragon
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
33%
Tarragon
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.
Tarragon Pigeon pea
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar 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 is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.551g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $5)
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 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 Tarragon Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 295 343 Pigeon pea
Protein 22.77 21.7 Tarragon
Fats 7.24 1.49 Tarragon
Vitamin C 50 0 Tarragon
Carbs 50.22 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 32.3 5.23 Tarragon
Calcium 1139 130 Tarragon
Potassium 3020 1392 Tarragon
Magnesium 347 183 Tarragon
Sugar
Fiber 7.4 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 0.677 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 3.9 2.76 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 313 367 Pigeon pea
Sodium 62 17 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 4200 28 Tarragon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.251 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 1.339 0.187 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95 2.965 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 2.41 0.283 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 274 456 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.881 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474 0.012 Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698 0.814 Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 Pigeon pea
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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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.