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Bulgur vs Cowpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sugars (difference - 2.89g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bulgur
Bulgur is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Bulgur Cowpea
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bulgur 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
20
Bulgur
8
Cowpea
Mineral Summary Score
49
Bulgur
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
Bulgur
6
:
2
Cowpea
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +47.5%
Contains more Magnesium +209.4%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Zinc +49.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.51
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +47.5%
Contains more Magnesium +209.4%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Zinc +49.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.51

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
Bulgur
6
:
3
Cowpea
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +933.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +242%
Contains more Vitamin K +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +933.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +242%
Contains more Vitamin K +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +366.7%

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
74%
Bulgur
46%
Cowpea
Carbohydrates
76%
Bulgur
21%
Cowpea
Fats
6%
Bulgur
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 Bulgur Cowpea Opinion
Calories 342 116 Bulgur
Protein 12.29 7.73 Bulgur
Fats 1.33 0.53 Bulgur
Vitamin C 0 0.4 Cowpea
Carbs 75.87 20.76 Bulgur
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.46 2.51 Cowpea
Calcium 35 24 Bulgur
Potassium 410 278 Bulgur
Magnesium 164 53 Bulgur
Sugars 0.41 3.3 Cowpea
Fiber 12.5 6.5 Bulgur
Copper 0.335 0.268 Bulgur
Zinc 1.93 1.29 Bulgur
Starch
Phosphorus 300 156 Bulgur
Sodium 17 4 Cowpea
Vitamin A 9 15 Cowpea
Vitamin E 0.06 0.28 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.202 Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.055 Bulgur
Vitamin B3 5.114 0.495 Bulgur
Vitamin B5 1.045 0.411 Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.342 0.1 Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 1.7 Bulgur
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.232 0.138 Cowpea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.173 0.044 Bulgur
Polyunsaturated fat 0.541 0.225 Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.19 0.095 Bulgur
Threonine 0.354 0.294 Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.455 0.314 Bulgur
Leucine 0.83 0.592 Bulgur
Lysine 0.339 0.523 Cowpea
Methionine 0.19 0.11 Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.451 Bulgur
Valine 0.554 0.368 Bulgur
Histidine 0.285 0.24 Bulgur
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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