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Cowpea vs Semolina - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Semolina
Semolina contains less Sugars (difference - 2.97g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Semolina
Semolina contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Semolina
Semolina is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.156g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cowpea
Cowpea is relatively richer in minerals
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 Semolina
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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 Semolina
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
18
Semolina
Mineral Summary Score
28
Cowpea
22
Semolina

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 +239.2%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Magnesium +96.3%
Contains more Zinc +26.5%
Contains more Calcium +195.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Copper - 0.284
Equal in Phosphorus - 153
Contains more Iron +239.2%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Magnesium +96.3%
Contains more Zinc +26.5%
Contains more Calcium +195.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Copper - 0.284
Equal in Phosphorus - 153

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +919.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +919.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05

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
45%
Semolina
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea
81%
Semolina
Fats
2%
Cowpea
5%
Semolina

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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 Semolina Opinion
Calories 116 374 Semolina
Protein 7.73 7.51 Cowpea
Fats 0.53 1.03 Semolina
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Cowpea
Carbs 20.76 80.89 Semolina
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 0.74 Cowpea
Calcium 24 71 Semolina
Potassium 278 174 Cowpea
Magnesium 53 27 Cowpea
Sugars 3.3 0.33 Cowpea
Fiber 6.5 1.8 Cowpea
Copper 0.268 0.284 Semolina
Zinc 1.29 1.02 Cowpea
Starch 68.29 Semolina
Phosphorus 156 153 Cowpea
Sodium 4 2 Semolina
Vitamin A 15 0 Cowpea
Vitamin E 0.28 0.03 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.224 Semolina
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.05 Cowpea
Vitamin B3 0.495 5.048 Semolina
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.672 Semolina
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.452 Semolina
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 0.1 Cowpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Semolina
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.294 Cowpea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.258 Semolina
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.322 Semolina
Tryptophan 0.095 0.103 Semolina
Threonine 0.294 0.271 Cowpea
Isoleucine 0.314 0.339 Semolina
Leucine 0.592 0.656 Semolina
Lysine 0.523 0.215 Cowpea
Methionine 0.11 0.183 Semolina
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.398 Cowpea
Valine 0.368 0.47 Semolina
Histidine 0.24 0.185 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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