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Noodle vs Cowpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sugars (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
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 - 0.281g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cowpea
Cowpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (42)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.
Noodle Cowpea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Noodle Cowpea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
16
Noodle
8
Cowpea
Mineral Summary Score
12
Noodle
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
Noodle
0
:
8
Cowpea
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +631.6%
Contains more Magnesium +152.4%
Contains more Copper +173.5%
Contains more Zinc +98.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +631.6%
Contains more Magnesium +152.4%
Contains more Copper +173.5%
Contains more Zinc +98.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains less Sodium -20%

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
Noodle
7
:
5
Cowpea
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
27%
Noodle
46%
Cowpea
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
21%
Cowpea
Fats
10%
Noodle
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 Noodle Cowpea Opinion
Calories 138 116 Noodle
Protein 4.54 7.73 Cowpea
Fats 2.07 0.53 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 0.4 Cowpea
Carbs 25.16 20.76 Noodle
Cholesterol 29 0 Cowpea
Vitamin D 4 0 Noodle
Iron 1.47 2.51 Cowpea
Calcium 12 24 Cowpea
Potassium 38 278 Cowpea
Magnesium 21 53 Cowpea
Sugars 0.4 3.3 Cowpea
Fiber 1.2 6.5 Cowpea
Copper 0.098 0.268 Cowpea
Zinc 0.65 1.29 Cowpea
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Phosphorus 76 156 Cowpea
Sodium 5 4 Cowpea
Vitamin A 21 15 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 0.28 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.202 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.055 Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077 0.495 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.411 Cowpea
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.1 Cowpea
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 1.7 Cowpea
Folic acid (B9) 77 0 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 0 Cowpea
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.138 Cowpea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.044 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.225 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.095 Cowpea
Threonine 0.138 0.294 Cowpea
Isoleucine 0.19 0.314 Cowpea
Leucine 0.365 0.592 Cowpea
Lysine 0.137 0.523 Cowpea
Methionine 0.086 0.11 Cowpea
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.451 Cowpea
Valine 0.22 0.368 Cowpea
Histidine 0.121 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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