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Cowpea vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sugars (difference - 5.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Broad bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cowpea Broad bean
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
29
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
28
Cowpea
27
Broad bean

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
5
:
Contains more Iron +61.9%
Contains more Magnesium +60.6%
Contains more Zinc +29%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Iron +61.9%
Contains more Magnesium +60.6%
Contains more Zinc +29%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Copper +50%

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
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +825%
Contains more Vitamin A +2120%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +354.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2305.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.104
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +825%
Contains more Vitamin A +2120%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +354.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2305.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.104

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
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea
18%
Broad bean
Fats
2%
Cowpea
3%
Broad bean

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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 Broad bean Opinion
Calories 116 88 Cowpea
Protein 7.73 7.92 Broad bean
Fats 0.53 0.73 Broad bean
Vitamin C 0.4 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 20.76 17.63 Cowpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 1.55 Cowpea
Calcium 24 37 Broad bean
Potassium 278 332 Broad bean
Magnesium 53 33 Cowpea
Sugars 3.3 9.21 Broad bean
Fiber 6.5 7.5 Broad bean
Copper 0.268 0.402 Broad bean
Zinc 1.29 1 Cowpea
Starch
Phosphorus 156 129 Cowpea
Sodium 4 25 Cowpea
Vitamin A 15 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.28 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.133 Cowpea
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 0.495 2.249 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.225 Cowpea
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.104 Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 40.9 Broad bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.104 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.342 Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.095 Cowpea
Threonine 0.294 Cowpea
Isoleucine 0.314 Cowpea
Leucine 0.592 Cowpea
Lysine 0.523 Cowpea
Methionine 0.11 Cowpea
Phenylalanine 0.451 Cowpea
Valine 0.368 Cowpea
Histidine 0.24 Cowpea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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