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

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Differences between Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) and Cereal

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Fiber, while Cereal has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, and Vitamin C.
  • Cereal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 507% higher.
  • Cereal contains 5 times less Fiber than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 6.5g of Fiber, while Cereal contains 1.4g.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands).

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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 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%
Contains more Iron +1257%
Contains more Zinc +489.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 95% 38% 67% 25% 1% 36% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
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%
Contains more Iron +1257%
Contains more Zinc +489.1%

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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Cereal
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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%
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 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Cereal
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)
393
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
212
Cereal

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)
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
87%
Cereal
Fats
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
5%
Cereal

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.