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Seed vs Cowpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Seed
Seed contains less Sugars (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea
Cowpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.192g)
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.
Seed Cowpea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Seed 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
Seed
8
Cowpea
Mineral Summary Score
137
Seed
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
Seed
7
:
1
Cowpea
Contains more Iron +207.6%
Contains more Calcium +2529.2%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains more Magnesium +532.1%
Contains more Copper +244.8%
Contains more Zinc +255%
Contains more Phosphorus +451.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +207.6%
Contains more Calcium +2529.2%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains more Magnesium +532.1%
Contains more Copper +244.8%
Contains more Zinc +255%
Contains more Phosphorus +451.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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
Seed
6
:
5
Cowpea
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +260%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1683.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +260%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1683.8%

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
99%
Seed
46%
Cowpea
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
21%
Cowpea
Fats
142%
Seed
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 Seed Cowpea Opinion
Calories 486 116 Seed
Protein 16.54 7.73 Seed
Fats 30.74 0.53 Seed
Vitamin C 1.6 0.4 Seed
Carbs 42.12 20.76 Seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Cowpea
Iron 7.72 2.51 Seed
Calcium 631 24 Seed
Potassium 407 278 Seed
Magnesium 335 53 Seed
Sugars 3.3 Cowpea
Fiber 34.4 6.5 Seed
Copper 0.924 0.268 Seed
Zinc 4.58 1.29 Seed
Starch
Phosphorus 860 156 Seed
Sodium 16 4 Cowpea
Vitamin A 54 15 Seed
Vitamin E 0.5 0.28 Seed
Vitamin D 0 Cowpea
Vitamin B1 0.62 0.202 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.055 Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83 0.495 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.411 Cowpea
Vitamin B6 0.1 Cowpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Cowpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 Cowpea
Trans Fat 0.14 0 Cowpea
Saturated Fat 3.33 0.138 Cowpea
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309 0.044 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665 0.225 Seed
Tryptophan 0.436 0.095 Seed
Threonine 0.709 0.294 Seed
Isoleucine 0.801 0.314 Seed
Leucine 1.371 0.592 Seed
Lysine 0.97 0.523 Seed
Methionine 0.588 0.11 Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016 0.451 Seed
Valine 0.95 0.368 Seed
Histidine 0.531 0.24 Seed
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.