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Cowpea vs Pea - 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
Cowpea
7
:
1
Pea
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Contains more Magnesium +60.6%
Contains more Copper +52.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Calcium - 25
Equal in Zinc - 1.24
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Contains more Magnesium +60.6%
Contains more Copper +52.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Calcium - 25
Equal in Zinc - 1.24

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
Cowpea
2
:
7
Pea
Contains more Vitamin E +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +295.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +9900%
Contains more Vitamin A +5000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +322.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69%
Contains more Vitamin K +1358.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +295.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +9900%
Contains more Vitamin A +5000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +322.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69%
Contains more Vitamin K +1358.8%

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
8
Cowpea
40
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
28
Cowpea
20
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
46%
Cowpea
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea
14%
Pea
Fats
2%
Cowpea
2%
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.
Cowpea Pea
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cowpea 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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.067g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sugars (difference - 2.37g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea
Cowpea contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cowpea
Cowpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Pea Opinion
Calories 116 81 Cowpea
Protein 7.73 5.42 Cowpea
Fats 0.53 0.4 Cowpea
Vitamin C 0.4 40 Pea
Carbs 20.76 14.45 Cowpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 1.47 Cowpea
Calcium 24 25 Pea
Potassium 278 244 Cowpea
Magnesium 53 33 Cowpea
Sugars 3.3 5.67 Pea
Fiber 6.5 5.7 Cowpea
Copper 0.268 0.176 Cowpea
Zinc 1.29 1.24 Cowpea
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Phosphorus 156 108 Cowpea
Sodium 4 5 Cowpea
Vitamin A 15 765 Pea
Vitamin E 0.28 0.13 Cowpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.132 Pea
Vitamin B3 0.495 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.104 Cowpea
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.169 Pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 24.8 Pea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.071 Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.035 Cowpea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.187 Cowpea
Tryptophan 0.095 0.037 Cowpea
Threonine 0.294 0.203 Cowpea
Isoleucine 0.314 0.195 Cowpea
Leucine 0.592 0.323 Cowpea
Lysine 0.523 0.317 Cowpea
Methionine 0.11 0.082 Cowpea
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.2 Cowpea
Valine 0.368 0.235 Cowpea
Histidine 0.24 0.107 Cowpea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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