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Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) vs. Soybean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) and Soybean

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Folate, however, Soybean has more Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin K, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Magnesium.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)'s daily need coverage for Folate is 39% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Soybeans, mature cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Zinc +12.2%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Iron +104.8%
Contains more Magnesium +62.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +85.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
Contains more Manganese +73.5%
Contains more Selenium +192%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 95% 38% 67% 25% 1% 36% 90% 62% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 193% 62% 105% 46% 1% 32% 136% 108% 40%
Contains more Zinc +12.2%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Iron +104.8%
Contains more Magnesium +62.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +85.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
Contains more Manganese +73.5%
Contains more Selenium +192%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.6%
Contains more Folate +285.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134%
Contains more Choline +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1029.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 2% 51% 13% 10% 25% 24% 156% 0% 18% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 7% 0% 6% 39% 66% 8% 11% 54% 41% 0% 26% 48%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.6%
Contains more Folate +285.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134%
Contains more Choline +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1029.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +148.3%
Contains more Water +12%
Contains more Protein +135.6%
Contains more Fats +1592.5%
Contains more Other +103.2%
8% 21% 70%
Protein: 7.73 g
Fats: 0.53 g
Carbs: 20.76 g
Water: 70.04 g
Other: 0.94 g
18% 9% 8% 63% 2%
Protein: 18.21 g
Fats: 8.97 g
Carbs: 8.36 g
Water: 62.55 g
Other: 1.91 g
Contains more Carbs +148.3%
Contains more Water +12%
Contains more Protein +135.6%
Contains more Fats +1592.5%
Contains more Other +103.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4402.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2150.7%
34% 11% 55%
Saturated Fat: 0.138 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.044 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.225 g
16% 24% 61%
Saturated Fat: 1.297 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.981 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.064 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4402.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2150.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Soybean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Soybean Opinion
Net carbs 14.26g 2.36g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Protein 7.73g 18.21g Soybean
Fats 0.53g 8.97g Soybean
Carbs 20.76g 8.36g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calories 116kcal 172kcal Soybean
Sugar 3.3g 3g Soybean
Fiber 6.5g 6g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calcium 24mg 102mg Soybean
Iron 2.51mg 5.14mg Soybean
Magnesium 53mg 86mg Soybean
Phosphorus 156mg 245mg Soybean
Potassium 278mg 515mg Soybean
Sodium 4mg 1mg Soybean
Zinc 1.29mg 1.15mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 0.268mg 0.407mg Soybean
Manganese 0.475mg 0.824mg Soybean
Selenium 2.5µg 7.3µg Soybean
Vitamin A 15IU 9IU Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.28mg 0.35mg Soybean
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1.7mg Soybean
Vitamin B1 0.202mg 0.155mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.285mg Soybean
Vitamin B3 0.495mg 0.399mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B5 0.411mg 0.179mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.234mg Soybean
Folate 208µg 54µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Choline 32.2mg 47.5mg Soybean
Vitamin K 1.7µg 19.2µg Soybean
Tryptophan 0.095mg 0.242mg Soybean
Threonine 0.294mg 0.723mg Soybean
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.807mg Soybean
Leucine 0.592mg 1.355mg Soybean
Lysine 0.523mg 1.108mg Soybean
Methionine 0.11mg 0.224mg Soybean
Phenylalanine 0.451mg 0.869mg Soybean
Valine 0.368mg 0.831mg Soybean
Histidine 0.24mg 0.449mg Soybean
Saturated Fat 0.138g 1.297g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044g 1.981g Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225g 5.064g Soybean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Soybean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
23%
Soybean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
75%
Soybean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.159g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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. Soybean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174271/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.