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

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Differences between Cereal and Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

  • Cereal has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A, Zinc and Vitamin C, while Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Fiber.
  • Cereal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 507% higher.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 814 times less Vitamin A than Cereal. Cereal contains 814µg of Vitamin A, while Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 1µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) 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
Cereal
2
:
Contains more Iron +1257%
Contains more Zinc +489.1%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +164.8%
Contains more Magnesium +178.9%
Contains more Copper +95.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1278% 3% 10% 14% 46% 208% 33% 104%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +1257%
Contains more Zinc +489.1%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +164.8%
Contains more Magnesium +178.9%
Contains more Copper +95.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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
Cereal
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +9525%
Contains more Vitamin A +18513.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3012.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5883.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5886%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 129% 168% 2% 0% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
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 +9525%
Contains more Vitamin A +18513.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3012.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5883.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5886%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
393
Cereal
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Mineral Summary Score
212
Cereal
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
36%
Cereal
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats
5%
Cereal
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.
Cereal Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cereal 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?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sugars (difference - 7.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 791mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.122g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Cereal Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Opinion
Calories 378 116 Cereal
Protein 6.06 7.73 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats 1.08 0.53 Cereal
Vitamin C 38.5 0.4 Cereal
Carbs 86.85 20.76 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Iron 34.06 2.51 Cereal
Calcium 10 24 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Potassium 105 278 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Magnesium 19 53 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sugars 10.35 3.3 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fiber 1.4 6.5 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 0.137 0.268 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 7.6 1.29 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 77 156 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sodium 795 4 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 2792 15 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08 0.28 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B1 6.288 0.202 Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87 0.055 Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62 0.495 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226 0.411 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 5.986 0.1 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin K 0 1.7 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate 208 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Trans Fat 0 Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.26 0.138 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204 0.044 Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354 0.225 Cereal
Tryptophan 0.066 0.095 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Threonine 0.241 0.294 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Isoleucine 0.26 0.314 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Leucine 0.767 0.592 Cereal
Lysine 0.113 0.523 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Methionine 0.13 0.11 Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365 0.451 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Valine 0.344 0.368 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Histidine 0.162 0.24 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fructose 0.26 Cereal

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. 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.