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Nattō vs Cowpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sugars (difference - 1.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.453g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Cowpea
Cowpea is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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.
Nattō Cowpea
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Nattō 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
20
Nattō
8
Cowpea
Mineral Summary Score
71
Nattō
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
Nattō
7
:
1
Cowpea
Contains more Iron +242.6%
Contains more Calcium +804.2%
Contains more Potassium +162.2%
Contains more Magnesium +117%
Contains more Copper +148.9%
Contains more Zinc +134.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +242.6%
Contains more Calcium +804.2%
Contains more Potassium +162.2%
Contains more Magnesium +117%
Contains more Copper +148.9%
Contains more Zinc +134.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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
Nattō
4
:
5
Cowpea
Contains more Vitamin C +3150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +1258.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +3150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +1258.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.2%

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
116%
Nattō
46%
Cowpea
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
21%
Cowpea
Fats
51%
Nattō
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 Nattō Cowpea Opinion
Calories 211 116 Nattō
Protein 19.4 7.73 Nattō
Fats 11 0.53 Nattō
Vitamin C 13 0.4 Nattō
Carbs 12.68 20.76 Cowpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.6 2.51 Nattō
Calcium 217 24 Nattō
Potassium 729 278 Nattō
Magnesium 115 53 Nattō
Sugars 4.89 3.3 Nattō
Fiber 5.4 6.5 Cowpea
Copper 0.667 0.268 Nattō
Zinc 3.03 1.29 Nattō
Starch
Phosphorus 174 156 Nattō
Sodium 7 4 Cowpea
Vitamin A 0 15 Cowpea
Vitamin E 0.01 0.28 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.16 0.202 Cowpea
Vitamin B2 0.19 0.055 Nattō
Vitamin B3 0 0.495 Cowpea
Vitamin B5 0.215 0.411 Cowpea
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.1 Nattō
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.1 1.7 Nattō
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.591 0.138 Cowpea
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43 0.044 Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 0.225 Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223 0.095 Nattō
Threonine 0.813 0.294 Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931 0.314 Nattō
Leucine 1.509 0.592 Nattō
Lysine 1.145 0.523 Nattō
Methionine 0.208 0.11 Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941 0.451 Nattō
Valine 1.018 0.368 Nattō
Histidine 0.512 0.24 Nattō
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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