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Cowpea vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sugars (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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 contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cowpea
Cowpea is relatively richer in minerals
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.
Cowpea Green bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cowpea Green 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
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
28
Cowpea
12
Green 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
7
:
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%
Contains more Calcium +54.2%

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 +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%
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%

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
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea
7%
Green bean
Fats
2%
Cowpea
1%
Green 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 Green bean Opinion
Calories 116 31 Cowpea
Protein 7.73 1.83 Cowpea
Fats 0.53 0.22 Cowpea
Vitamin C 0.4 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 20.76 6.97 Cowpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 1.03 Cowpea
Calcium 24 37 Green bean
Potassium 278 211 Cowpea
Magnesium 53 25 Cowpea
Sugars 3.3 3.26 Cowpea
Fiber 6.5 2.7 Cowpea
Copper 0.268 0.069 Cowpea
Zinc 1.29 0.24 Cowpea
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 156 38 Cowpea
Sodium 4 6 Cowpea
Vitamin A 15 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.28 0.41 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.082 Cowpea
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.104 Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.495 0.734 Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.225 Cowpea
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.141 Green bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 43 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.05 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.01 Cowpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.113 Cowpea
Tryptophan 0.095 0.019 Cowpea
Threonine 0.294 0.079 Cowpea
Isoleucine 0.314 0.066 Cowpea
Leucine 0.592 0.112 Cowpea
Lysine 0.523 0.088 Cowpea
Methionine 0.11 0.022 Cowpea
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.067 Cowpea
Valine 0.368 0.09 Cowpea
Histidine 0.24 0.034 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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