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

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Significant differences between Kidney bean and Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

  • The amount of Copper, Fiber, Iron, Folate, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Vitamin B6 and Magnesium in Kidney bean is higher than in Cowpea (Black-eyed pea).
  • Kidney bean covers your daily Copper needs 77% more than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea).
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 5 times less Potassium than Kidney bean. Kidney bean has 1406mg of Potassium, while Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 278mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beans, kidney, all types, 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
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Contains more Iron +226.7%
Contains more Calcium +495.8%
Contains more Potassium +405.8%
Contains more Magnesium +164.2%
Contains more Copper +257.5%
Contains more Zinc +116.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +160.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 308% 43% 125% 100% 320% 77% 175% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +226.7%
Contains more Calcium +495.8%
Contains more Potassium +405.8%
Contains more Magnesium +164.2%
Contains more Copper +257.5%
Contains more Zinc +116.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +160.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +1025%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +316.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297%
Contains more Vitamin K +1017.6%
Contains more Folate +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 0% 5% 0% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 0% 48% 296%
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 +1025%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +316.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297%
Contains more Vitamin K +1017.6%
Contains more Folate +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.3%

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
60
Kidney bean
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Mineral Summary Score
143
Kidney 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 the food
Protein
141%
Kidney bean
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

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.
Kidney bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kidney 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 Sugars?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean contains less Sugars (difference - 1.07g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Kidney bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Opinion
Calories 333 116 Kidney bean
Protein 23.58 7.73 Kidney bean
Fats 0.83 0.53 Kidney bean
Vitamin C 4.5 0.4 Kidney bean
Carbs 60.01 20.76 Kidney bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.2 2.51 Kidney bean
Calcium 143 24 Kidney bean
Potassium 1406 278 Kidney bean
Magnesium 140 53 Kidney bean
Sugars 2.23 3.3 Kidney bean
Fiber 24.9 6.5 Kidney bean
Copper 0.958 0.268 Kidney bean
Zinc 2.79 1.29 Kidney bean
Starch
Phosphorus 407 156 Kidney bean
Sodium 24 4 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 0 15 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.22 0.28 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.529 0.202 Kidney bean
Vitamin B2 0.219 0.055 Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06 0.495 Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78 0.411 Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.397 0.1 Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 1.7 Kidney bean
Folate 394 208 Kidney bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.138 Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.044 Kidney bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 0.225 Kidney bean
Tryptophan 0.279 0.095 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 0.294 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 0.314 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 0.592 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 0.523 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 0.11 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 0.451 Kidney bean
Valine 1.233 0.368 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 0.24 Kidney bean
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References

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

  1. Kidney bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175193/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.