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Lupin Bean vs Cowpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean contains less Sugars (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cowpea
Cowpea is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Lupin Bean Cowpea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Lupin Bean Cowpea
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
25
Lupin Bean
8
Cowpea
Mineral Summary Score
93
Lupin Bean
28
Cowpea

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
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Cowpea
Contains more Iron +73.7%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Potassium +264.4%
Contains more Magnesium +273.6%
Contains more Copper +281.3%
Contains more Zinc +268.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.1%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Iron +73.7%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Potassium +264.4%
Contains more Magnesium +273.6%
Contains more Copper +281.3%
Contains more Zinc +268.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.1%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%

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
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3
Cowpea
Contains more Vitamin C +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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
217%
Lupin Bean
46%
Cowpea
Carbohydrates
40%
Lupin Bean
21%
Cowpea
Fats
45%
Lupin Bean
2%
Cowpea

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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 Lupin Bean Cowpea Opinion
Calories 371 116 Lupin Bean
Protein 36.17 7.73 Lupin Bean
Fats 9.74 0.53 Lupin Bean
Vitamin C 4.8 0.4 Lupin Bean
Carbs 40.37 20.76 Lupin Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 2.51 Lupin Bean
Calcium 176 24 Lupin Bean
Potassium 1013 278 Lupin Bean
Magnesium 198 53 Lupin Bean
Sugars 3.3 Cowpea
Fiber 18.9 6.5 Lupin Bean
Copper 1.022 0.268 Lupin Bean
Zinc 4.75 1.29 Lupin Bean
Starch
Phosphorus 440 156 Lupin Bean
Sodium 15 4 Cowpea
Vitamin A 0 15 Cowpea
Vitamin E 0.28 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.64 0.202 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.055 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B3 2.19 0.495 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B5 0.75 0.411 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B6 0.357 0.1 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Cowpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.156 0.138 Cowpea
Monounsaturated Fat 3.94 0.044 Lupin Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 2.439 0.225 Lupin Bean
Tryptophan 0.289 0.095 Lupin Bean
Threonine 1.331 0.294 Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.615 0.314 Lupin Bean
Leucine 2.743 0.592 Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.933 0.523 Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.255 0.11 Lupin Bean
Phenylalanine 1.435 0.451 Lupin Bean
Valine 1.51 0.368 Lupin Bean
Histidine 1.03 0.24 Lupin Bean
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