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Green bean vs Cowpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Green bean
Green bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Green bean
Green bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sugars (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cowpea
Cowpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Green bean Cowpea
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Green bean Cowpea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
29
Green bean
8
Cowpea
Mineral Summary Score
12
Green bean
28
Cowpea

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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7
Cowpea
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains more Iron +143.7%
Contains more Potassium +31.8%
Contains more Magnesium +112%
Contains more Copper +288.4%
Contains more Zinc +437.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +310.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains more Iron +143.7%
Contains more Potassium +31.8%
Contains more Magnesium +112%
Contains more Copper +288.4%
Contains more Zinc +437.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +310.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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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2
Cowpea
Contains more Vitamin C +2950%
Contains more Vitamin A +4500%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41%
Contains more Vitamin K +2429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2950%
Contains more Vitamin A +4500%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41%
Contains more Vitamin K +2429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.7%

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 the food
Protein
11%
Green bean
46%
Cowpea
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
21%
Cowpea
Fats
1%
Green bean
2%
Cowpea

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Green bean Cowpea Opinion
Calories 31 116 Cowpea
Protein 1.83 7.73 Cowpea
Fats 0.22 0.53 Cowpea
Vitamin C 12.2 0.4 Green bean
Carbs 6.97 20.76 Cowpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 2.51 Cowpea
Calcium 37 24 Green bean
Potassium 211 278 Cowpea
Magnesium 25 53 Cowpea
Sugars 3.26 3.3 Cowpea
Fiber 2.7 6.5 Cowpea
Copper 0.069 0.268 Cowpea
Zinc 0.24 1.29 Cowpea
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 38 156 Cowpea
Sodium 6 4 Cowpea
Vitamin A 690 15 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41 0.28 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.202 Cowpea
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.055 Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.734 0.495 Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.411 Cowpea
Vitamin B6 0.141 0.1 Green bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 43 1.7 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.138 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.044 Cowpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.225 Cowpea
Tryptophan 0.019 0.095 Cowpea
Threonine 0.079 0.294 Cowpea
Isoleucine 0.066 0.314 Cowpea
Leucine 0.112 0.592 Cowpea
Lysine 0.088 0.523 Cowpea
Methionine 0.022 0.11 Cowpea
Phenylalanine 0.067 0.451 Cowpea
Valine 0.09 0.368 Cowpea
Histidine 0.034 0.24 Cowpea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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