Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) vs. Pigeon pea — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
A recap on differences between Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) and Pigeon pea
- Pigeon pea has less Folate, Iron, and Phosphorus.
- Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) covers your daily Folate needs 24% more than Pigeon pea.
- Pigeon pea contains 2 times less Iron than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 2.51mg of Iron, while Pigeon pea contains 1.11mg.
Food varieties used in this article are Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
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Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|