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

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

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Folate, Vitamin B1, and Iron, however Adzuki bean is higher in Potassium.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) covers your daily Folate needs 22% more than Adzuki bean.
  • Adzuki bean contains 2 times less Vitamin B1 than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 0.202mg of Vitamin B1, while Adzuki bean contains 0.115mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Beans, adzuki, 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 +25.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +91.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.2%
Contains more Copper +11.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 52
Equal in Phosphorus - 168
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 95% 38% 67% 25% 1% 36% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 38% 72% 47% 2% 49% 100%
Contains more Iron +25.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +91.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.2%
Contains more Copper +11.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 52
Equal in Phosphorus - 168

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 A +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.7%
Contains more Folate +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.43
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.096
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 29% 15% 14% 26% 23% 91% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.7%
Contains more Folate +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.43
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.096

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Adzuki bean Opinion
Net carbs 14.26g 17.47g Adzuki bean
Protein 7.73g 7.52g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats 0.53g 0.1g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbs 20.76g 24.77g Adzuki bean
Calories 116kcal 128kcal Adzuki bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.3g g Adzuki bean
Fiber 6.5g 7.3g Adzuki bean
Calcium 24mg 28mg Adzuki bean
Iron 2.51mg 2mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Magnesium 53mg 52mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Phosphorus 156mg 168mg Adzuki bean
Potassium 278mg 532mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 4mg 8mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 1.29mg 1.77mg Adzuki bean
Copper 0.268mg 0.298mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin A 15IU 6IU Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.28mg mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B1 0.202mg 0.115mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.064mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 0.495mg 0.717mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 0.411mg 0.43mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.096mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate 208µg 121µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Tryptophan 0.095mg 0.072mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Threonine 0.294mg 0.255mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.3mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Leucine 0.592mg 0.632mg Adzuki bean
Lysine 0.523mg 0.567mg Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.11mg 0.079mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Phenylalanine 0.451mg 0.398mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Valine 0.368mg 0.387mg Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.24mg 0.198mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.138g 0.036g Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044g 0.009g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225g 0.021g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Adzuki bean
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
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
16
Adzuki bean
Mineral Summary Score
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
49
Adzuki bean

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
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
45%
Adzuki bean
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
25%
Adzuki bean
Fats
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
0%
Adzuki bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.102g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)

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
  2. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173728/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.