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Cowpea vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Hummus
Hummus contains less Sugars (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Hummus
Hummus is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hummus
Hummus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 375mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.299g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Cowpea Hummus
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cowpea Hummus
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
8
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
28
Cowpea
43
Hummus

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
3
:
5
Hummus
Contains more Potassium +21.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34%
Contains more Copper +96.6%
Contains more Zinc +41.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.44
Contains more Potassium +21.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34%
Contains more Copper +96.6%
Contains more Zinc +41.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.44

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
5
:
4
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%

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
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea
14%
Hummus
Fats
2%
Cowpea
44%
Hummus

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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 Hummus Opinion
Calories 116 166 Hummus
Protein 7.73 7.9 Hummus
Fats 0.53 9.6 Hummus
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Cowpea
Carbs 20.76 14.29 Cowpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 2.44 Cowpea
Calcium 24 38 Hummus
Potassium 278 228 Cowpea
Magnesium 53 71 Hummus
Sugars 3.3 Cowpea
Fiber 6.5 6 Cowpea
Copper 0.268 0.527 Hummus
Zinc 1.29 1.83 Hummus
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Phosphorus 156 176 Hummus
Sodium 4 379 Cowpea
Vitamin A 15 30 Hummus
Vitamin E 0.28 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.18 Cowpea
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.064 Hummus
Vitamin B3 0.495 0.582 Hummus
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.132 Cowpea
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.2 Hummus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Cowpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Hummus
Saturated Fat 0.138 1.437 Cowpea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 4.039 Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 3.613 Hummus
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)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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