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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Cereal. Cereal contains 814µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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
Contains more Iron +1257%
Contains more Zinc +489.1%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Magnesium +178.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.6%
Contains more Potassium +164.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Copper +95.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 95% 38% 67% 25% 1% 36% 90%
Contains more Iron +1257%
Contains more Zinc +489.1%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Magnesium +178.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.6%
Contains more Potassium +164.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Copper +95.6%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +18513.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +9525%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 2% 51% 13% 10% 25% 24% 156% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +18513.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +9525%
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 +∞%

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.
Cereal Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cereal Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Opinion
Net carbs 85.45g 14.26g Cereal
Protein 6.06g 7.73g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats 1.08g 0.53g Cereal
Carbs 86.85g 20.76g Cereal
Calories 378kcal 116kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose 0.26g g Cereal
Sugar 10.35g 3.3g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fiber 1.4g 6.5g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calcium 10mg 24mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Iron 34.06mg 2.51mg Cereal
Magnesium 19mg 53mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Phosphorus 77mg 156mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Potassium 105mg 278mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sodium 795mg 4mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 7.6mg 1.29mg Cereal
Copper 0.137mg 0.268mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 2792IU 15IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.28mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin C 38.5mg 0.4mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 6.288mg 0.202mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87mg 0.055mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62mg 0.495mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226mg 0.411mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 5.986mg 0.1mg Cereal
Folate µg 208µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin K 0µg 1.7µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.095mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Threonine 0.241mg 0.294mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Isoleucine 0.26mg 0.314mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Leucine 0.767mg 0.592mg Cereal
Lysine 0.113mg 0.523mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Methionine 0.13mg 0.11mg Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365mg 0.451mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Valine 0.344mg 0.368mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Histidine 0.162mg 0.24mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cereal
Trans Fat g 0g Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.26g 0.138g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204g 0.044g Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354g 0.225g Cereal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cereal Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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 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

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Sugar (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?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. 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.