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Cowpea vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Millet
Millet contains less Sugars (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Millet
Millet is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.585g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
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 Millet
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Millet
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
24
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
28
Cowpea
48
Millet

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
Millet
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +42.6%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +19.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115.1%
Contains more Copper +179.9%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +42.6%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +19.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115.1%
Contains more Copper +179.9%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.7%

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
4
:
5
Millet
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +460%
Contains more Vitamin K +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +853.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +460%
Contains more Vitamin K +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +853.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284%

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
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea
73%
Millet
Fats
2%
Cowpea
19%
Millet

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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 Millet Opinion
Calories 116 378 Millet
Protein 7.73 11.02 Millet
Fats 0.53 4.22 Millet
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Cowpea
Carbs 20.76 72.85 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 3.01 Millet
Calcium 24 8 Cowpea
Potassium 278 195 Cowpea
Magnesium 53 114 Millet
Sugars 3.3 Cowpea
Fiber 6.5 8.5 Millet
Copper 0.268 0.75 Millet
Zinc 1.29 1.68 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 156 285 Millet
Sodium 4 5 Cowpea
Vitamin A 15 0 Cowpea
Vitamin E 0.28 0.05 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.421 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.29 Millet
Vitamin B3 0.495 4.72 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.848 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.384 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 0.9 Cowpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Millet
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.723 Cowpea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.773 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 2.134 Millet
Tryptophan 0.095 0.119 Millet
Threonine 0.294 0.353 Millet
Isoleucine 0.314 0.465 Millet
Leucine 0.592 1.4 Millet
Lysine 0.523 0.212 Cowpea
Methionine 0.11 0.221 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.58 Millet
Valine 0.368 0.578 Millet
Histidine 0.24 0.236 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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