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Cowpea vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 418mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.81g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cowpea
Cowpea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Baked beans
Baked beans contains less Sugars (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is cheaper?
Baked beans
Baked beans is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Cowpea Baked beans
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cowpea Baked beans
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
8
Cowpea
5
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
28
Cowpea
30
Baked beans

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
Cowpea
6
:
Contains more Iron +26.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.3%
Contains more Copper +68.6%
Contains more Zinc +76.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Calcium +154.2%
Contains more Potassium +28.8%
Contains more Iron +26.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.3%
Contains more Copper +68.6%
Contains more Zinc +76.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Calcium +154.2%
Contains more Potassium +28.8%

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
Cowpea
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

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
46%
Cowpea
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea
22%
Baked beans
Fats
2%
Cowpea
24%
Baked beans

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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 Cowpea Baked beans Opinion
Calories 116 155 Baked beans
Protein 7.73 5.54 Cowpea
Fats 0.53 5.15 Baked beans
Vitamin C 0.4 1.1 Baked beans
Carbs 20.76 21.63 Baked beans
Cholesterol 0 5 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 1.99 Cowpea
Calcium 24 61 Baked beans
Potassium 278 358 Baked beans
Magnesium 53 43 Cowpea
Sugars 3.3 Cowpea
Fiber 6.5 5.5 Cowpea
Copper 0.268 0.159 Cowpea
Zinc 1.29 0.73 Cowpea
Starch
Phosphorus 156 109 Cowpea
Sodium 4 422 Cowpea
Vitamin A 15 0 Cowpea
Vitamin E 0.28 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.136 Cowpea
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.049 Cowpea
Vitamin B3 0.495 0.408 Cowpea
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.155 Cowpea
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.09 Cowpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Cowpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.138 1.948 Cowpea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 2.133 Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.74 Baked beans
Tryptophan 0.095 0.067 Cowpea
Threonine 0.294 0.228 Cowpea
Isoleucine 0.314 0.242 Cowpea
Leucine 0.592 0.428 Cowpea
Lysine 0.523 0.379 Cowpea
Methionine 0.11 0.086 Cowpea
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.287 Cowpea
Valine 0.368 0.282 Cowpea
Histidine 0.24 0.153 Cowpea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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