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Flour vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Flour and Pigeon pea

  • Flour has more Selenium, and Vitamin B2, however Pigeon pea is richer in Copper, Folate, Fiber, Manganese, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Pigeon pea's daily need coverage for Copper is 101% more.
  • Flour contains 4 times more Selenium than Pigeon pea. Flour contains 33.9µg of Selenium, while Pigeon pea contains 8.2µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached 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
Flour
1
:
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Iron +12.7%
Contains more Calcium +766.7%
Contains more Potassium +1200.9%
Contains more Magnesium +731.8%
Contains more Copper +634%
Contains more Zinc +294.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 174% 5% 10% 16% 48% 20% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Iron +12.7%
Contains more Calcium +766.7%
Contains more Potassium +1200.9%
Contains more Magnesium +731.8%
Contains more Copper +634%
Contains more Zinc +294.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.8%

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
Flour
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +543.2%
Contains more Folate +149.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 0% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 0% 1% 138%
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 B1 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +543.2%
Contains more Folate +149.2%

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
50
Flour
62
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
40
Flour
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
62%
Flour
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
76%
Flour
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
5%
Flour
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.
Flour Pigeon pea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Flour Pigeon pea
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?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.27g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flour
Flour is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.175g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)
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 Flour Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 364 343 Flour
Protein 10.33 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 0.98 1.49 Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 76.31 62.78 Flour
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.64 5.23 Pigeon pea
Calcium 15 130 Pigeon pea
Potassium 107 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 22 183 Pigeon pea
Sugar 0.27 Pigeon pea
Fiber 2.7 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 0.144 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 0.7 2.76 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 108 367 Pigeon pea
Sodium 2 17 Flour
Vitamin A 0 28 Pigeon pea
Vitamin E 0.06 Flour
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.785 0.643 Flour
Vitamin B2 0.494 0.187 Flour
Vitamin B3 5.904 2.965 Flour
Vitamin B5 0.438 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.283 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Flour
Folate 183 456 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 Flour
Saturated Fat 0.155 0.33 Flour
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.012 Flour
Polyunsaturated fat 0.413 0.814 Pigeon pea
Tryptophan 0.127 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.281 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.357 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.71 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.228 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.183 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.52 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.415 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.23 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. Flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168894/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.