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

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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 Calcium +700%
Contains more Potassium +95.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.6%
Contains more Copper +252.6%
Contains more Zinc +95.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +73.7%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Potassium +95.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.6%
Contains more Copper +252.6%
Contains more Zinc +95.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +73.7%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1326.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +594.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +903.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Folate, total - 209
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1326.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +594.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +903.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Folate, total - 209

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
20
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
46
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
28
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
21
Cornmeal

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
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
8%
Cornmeal

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Cornmeal
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 Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 1.69g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 116 370 Cornmeal
Protein 7.73 7.11 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats 0.53 1.75 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbs 20.76 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 4.36 Cornmeal
Calcium 24 3 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Potassium 278 142 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Magnesium 53 32 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sugars 3.3 1.61 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fiber 6.5 3.9 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 0.268 0.076 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 1.29 0.66 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 156 99 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sodium 4 7 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 15 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.28 0.12 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 0.495 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.24 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.182 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate, total 208 209 Cornmeal
Folic acid (B9) 0 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.22 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.39 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.828 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.095 0.038 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Threonine 0.294 0.172 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Isoleucine 0.314 0.242 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Leucine 0.592 1.006 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.523 0.105 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Methionine 0.11 0.162 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.366 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Valine 0.368 0.337 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Histidine 0.24 0.172 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fructose 0.17 Cornmeal

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
  2. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.