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Bean vs Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bean and Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has less Folate, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Fiber, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium, and Manganese.
  • Bean covers your daily Folate needs 79% more than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea).
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 11 times less Selenium than Bean. Bean contains 27.9µg of Selenium, while Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 2.5µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw and Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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
Bean
7
:
Contains more Iron +102%
Contains more Calcium +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +401.1%
Contains more Magnesium +232.1%
Contains more Copper +233.2%
Contains more Zinc +76.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 34% 123% 126% 298% 63% 177% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +102%
Contains more Calcium +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +401.1%
Contains more Magnesium +232.1%
Contains more Copper +233.2%
Contains more Zinc +76.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Bean
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +1475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +253%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +374%
Contains more Vitamin K +229.4%
Contains more Folate +152.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 21% 0% 5% 0% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 0% 14% 394%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 0% 51% 13% 10% 25% 24% 0% 5% 156%
Contains more Vitamin C +1475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +253%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +374%
Contains more Vitamin K +229.4%
Contains more Folate +152.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
70
Bean
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Mineral Summary Score
126
Bean
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

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 food.
Protein
129%
Bean
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbohydrates
63%
Bean
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats
6%
Bean
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.097g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bean
Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.19g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bean
Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Bean
Bean is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Opinion
Calories 347 116 Bean
Protein 21.42 7.73 Bean
Fats 1.23 0.53 Bean
Vitamin C 6.3 0.4 Bean
Carbs 62.55 20.76 Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.07 2.51 Bean
Calcium 113 24 Bean
Potassium 1393 278 Bean
Magnesium 176 53 Bean
Sugar 2.11 3.3 Bean
Fiber 15.5 6.5 Bean
Copper 0.893 0.268 Bean
Zinc 2.28 1.29 Bean
Starch 34.17 Bean
Phosphorus 411 156 Bean
Sodium 12 4 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 0 15 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.21 0.28 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.713 0.202 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.055 Bean
Vitamin B3 1.174 0.495 Bean
Vitamin B5 0.785 0.411 Bean
Vitamin B6 0.474 0.1 Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 1.7 Bean
Folate 525 208 Bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.235 0.138 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.229 0.044 Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 0.225 Bean
Tryptophan 0.237 0.095 Bean
Threonine 0.81 0.294 Bean
Isoleucine 0.871 0.314 Bean
Leucine 1.558 0.592 Bean
Lysine 1.356 0.523 Bean
Methionine 0.259 0.11 Bean
Phenylalanine 1.095 0.451 Bean
Valine 0.998 0.368 Bean
Histidine 0.556 0.24 Bean
Fructose 0 Bean

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/nutrients
  2. Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173759/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.