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Winged bean vs Pumpkin seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Winged bean and Pumpkin seed

  • Winged bean has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however Pumpkin seed has more Zinc, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, and Phosphorus.
  • Pumpkin seed's daily need coverage for Zinc is 81% more.
  • Winged bean has 11 times more Vitamin B1 than Pumpkin seed. Winged bean has 0.379mg of Vitamin B1, while Pumpkin seed has 0.034mg.
  • Winged bean is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Winged bean tuber, raw and Seeds, pumpkin and squash seeds, whole, roasted, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Copper +100.9%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +65.5%
Contains more Magnesium +991.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains less Sodium -48.6%
Contains more Zinc +641%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 18% 20% 52% 5% 38% 462%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 125% 188% 40% 82% 3% 281% 230%
Contains more Copper +100.9%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +65.5%
Contains more Magnesium +991.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains less Sodium -48.6%
Contains more Zinc +641%

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 B1 +1014.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +473.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.7%
Contains more Folate +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 95% 35% 31% 7% 18% 15% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 1% 9% 12% 6% 4% 9% 7% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1014.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +473.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.7%
Contains more Folate +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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.
Winged bean Pumpkin seed
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Winged bean Pumpkin seed Opinion
Net carbs 28.1g 35.35g Pumpkin seed
Protein 11.6g 18.55g Pumpkin seed
Fats 0.9g 19.4g Pumpkin seed
Carbs 28.1g 53.75g Pumpkin seed
Calories 148kcal 446kcal Pumpkin seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 18.4g Pumpkin seed
Calcium 30mg 55mg Pumpkin seed
Iron 2mg 3.31mg Pumpkin seed
Magnesium 24mg 262mg Pumpkin seed
Phosphorus 45mg 92mg Pumpkin seed
Potassium 586mg 919mg Pumpkin seed
Sodium 35mg 18mg Pumpkin seed
Zinc 1.39mg 10.3mg Pumpkin seed
Copper 1.386mg 0.69mg Winged bean
Vitamin A 0IU 62IU Pumpkin seed
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Pumpkin seed
Vitamin B1 0.379mg 0.034mg Winged bean
Vitamin B2 0.149mg 0.052mg Winged bean
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 0.286mg Winged bean
Vitamin B5 0.116mg 0.056mg Winged bean
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.037mg Winged bean
Folate 19µg 9µg Winged bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.326mg Pumpkin seed
Threonine 0.451mg 0.683mg Pumpkin seed
Isoleucine 0.425mg 0.956mg Pumpkin seed
Leucine 0.64mg 1.572mg Pumpkin seed
Lysine 0.592mg 1.386mg Pumpkin seed
Methionine 0.143mg 0.417mg Pumpkin seed
Phenylalanine 0.451mg 0.924mg Pumpkin seed
Valine 0.599mg 1.491mg Pumpkin seed
Histidine 0.241mg 0.515mg Pumpkin seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Pumpkin seed
Saturated Fat 0.222g 3.67g Winged bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.234g 6.032g Pumpkin seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.174g 8.844g Pumpkin seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Winged bean Pumpkin seed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
17
Winged bean
4
Pumpkin seed
Mineral Summary Score
85
Winged bean
120
Pumpkin seed

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
70%
Winged bean
111%
Pumpkin seed
Carbohydrates
28%
Winged bean
54%
Pumpkin seed
Fats
4%
Winged bean
90%
Pumpkin seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.448g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Winged bean
Winged bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Winged bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170070/nutrients
  2. Pumpkin seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170188/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.