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Pigeon pea nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Pigeon pea

Pigeon pea
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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22 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
343
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
47.78 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (205 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-11.5 (alkaline)
94% Potassium
92% Fiber
90% Iron
89% Magnesium
87% Phosphorus
Explanation: The given food contains more Potassium than 94% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Potassium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.

Pigeon pea Glycemic index (GI)

22

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353% 234% 45% 0%
Calcium: 130 mg of 1,000 mg 13%
Iron: 5.23 mg of 8 mg 65%
Magnesium: 183 mg of 420 mg 44%
Phosphorus: 367 mg of 700 mg 52%
Potassium: 1392 mg of 3,400 mg 41%
Sodium: 17 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 2.76 mg of 11 mg 25%
Copper: 1.057 mg of 1 mg 117%
Manganese: 1.791 mg of 2 mg 78%
Selenium: 8.2 µg of 55 µg 15%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
1392 mg
TOP 6%
Iron
5.23 mg
TOP 10%
Magnesium
183 mg
TOP 11%
Phosphorus
367 mg
TOP 13%
Copper
1.057 mg
TOP 16%
Calcium
130 mg
TOP 17%
Manganese
1.791 mg
TOP 28%
Zinc
2.76 mg
TOP 32%
Selenium
8.2 µg
TOP 62%
Sodium
17 mg
TOP 82%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 342% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 28 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.643 mg of 1 mg 54%
Vitamin B2: 0.187 mg of 1 mg 14%
Vitamin B3: 2.965 mg of 16 mg 19%
Vitamin B5: 1.266 mg of 5 mg 25%
Vitamin B6: 0.283 mg of 1 mg 22%
Folate: 456 µg of 400 µg 114%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.643 mg
TOP 14%
Folate
456 µg
TOP 16%
Vitamin B5
1.266 mg
TOP 31%
Vitamin B6
0.283 mg
TOP 41%
Vitamin B2
0.187 mg
TOP 49%
Vitamin B3
2.965 mg
TOP 51%
Vitamin A
28 IU
TOP 55%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

22% 2% 63% 11% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 43%
21.7 g of 50 g
43%
Fats:
Daily Value: 2%
1.49 g of 65 g
2%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 21%
62.78 g of 300 g
21%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
10.59 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
3.44 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 228% 220% 169% 171% 218% 70% 319% 155% 332%
Tryptophan: 212 mg of 280 mg 76%
Threonine: 767 mg of 1,050 mg 73%
Isoleucine: 785 mg of 1,400 mg 56%
Leucine: 1549 mg of 2,730 mg 57%
Lysine: 1521 mg of 2,100 mg 72%
Methionine: 243 mg of 1,050 mg 23%
Phenylalanine: 1858 mg of 1,750 mg 106%
Valine: 937 mg of 1,820 mg 51%
Histidine: 774 mg of 700 mg 111%

Fat type information

0.33% 0.814%
Saturated Fat: 0.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.814 g

Fiber content ratio for Pigeon pea

15% 47.78%
Sugar: 0 g
Fiber: 15 g
Other: 47.78 g

All nutrients for Pigeon pea per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 19% 47.78g 1.1 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 52% 20% 21.7g 7.7 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 2% 71% 1.49g 22.4 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 21% 15% 62.78g 2.2 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 17% 24% 343kcal 7.3 times more than Orange Orange
Fiber 60% 8% 15g 6.3 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 13% 17% 130mg Equal to Milk Milk
Iron 65% 10% 5.23mg 2 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 44% 11% 183mg 1.3 times more than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 52% 13% 367mg 2 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 41% 6% 1392mg 9.5 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 1% 82% 17mg 28.8 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 25% 32% 2.76mg 2.3 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 117% 16% 1.06mg 7.4 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 1% 55% 28IU 596.6 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 54% 14% 0.64mg 2.4 times more than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 14% 49% 0.19mg 1.4 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 19% 51% 2.97mg 3.2 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 25% 31% 1.27mg 1.1 times more than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 22% 41% 0.28mg 2.4 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 114% 16% 456µg 7.5 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Tryptophan 0% 63% 0.21mg 1.4 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 66% 0.77mg 1.1 times more than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 68% 0.79mg 1.2 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 64% 1.55mg 1.6 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 66% 1.52mg 3.4 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 74% 0.24mg 2.5 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 42% 1.86mg 2.8 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 65% 0.94mg 2.2 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 55% 0.77mg Equal to Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 2% 73% 0.33g 17.9 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 92% 0.01g 816.6 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 50% 0.81g 58 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 343
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 17mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate 63g
60%
Dietary Fiber 15g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 22g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 130mg 13%

Iron 5mg 63%

Potassium 1,392mg 0%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Pigeon pea nutrition infographic

Pigeon pea nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172436/nutrients

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