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

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Significant differences between Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) and Brown rice

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Folate, Iron, Fiber, Copper, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc, however Brown rice is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3 and Selenium.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) covers your daily Folate needs 50% more than Brown rice.
  • Brown rice has 4 times less Iron than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 2.51mg of Iron, while Brown rice has 0.56mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked.

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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 Iron +348.2%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Potassium +223.3%
Contains more Magnesium +35.9%
Contains more Copper +152.8%
Contains more Zinc +81.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.5%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 1% 8% 28% 36% 20% 45% 1%
Contains more Iron +348.2%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Potassium +223.3%
Contains more Magnesium +35.9%
Contains more Copper +152.8%
Contains more Zinc +81.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.5%
Equal in Sodium - 4

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +750%
Contains more Folate +2211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.38
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 0% 51% 13% 10% 25% 24% 0% 5% 156%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 45% 16% 49% 23% 29% 0% 1% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +750%
Contains more Folate +2211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.38

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
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
14
Brown rice
Mineral Summary Score
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
20
Brown rice

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)
16%
Brown rice
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
26%
Brown rice
Fats
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
4%
Brown rice

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) Brown rice
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in price 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) Brown rice
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?
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 - 14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sugars (difference - 3.06g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)

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) Brown rice Opinion
Calories 116 123 Brown rice
Protein 7.73 2.74 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats 0.53 0.97 Brown rice
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbs 20.76 25.58 Brown rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 0.56 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calcium 24 3 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Potassium 278 86 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Magnesium 53 39 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sugars 3.3 0.24 Brown rice
Fiber 6.5 1.6 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 0.268 0.106 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 1.29 0.71 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Starch 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 156 103 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 15 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.28 0.17 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.178 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.069 Brown rice
Vitamin B3 0.495 2.561 Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.38 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.123 Brown rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 0.2 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate 208 9 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.26 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.369 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.366 Brown rice
Tryptophan 0.095 0.033 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Threonine 0.294 0.095 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Isoleucine 0.314 0.109 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Leucine 0.592 0.214 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lysine 0.523 0.099 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Methionine 0.11 0.058 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.133 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Valine 0.368 0.151 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Histidine 0.24 0.066 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fructose 0 Brown rice

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. Brown rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169704/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.