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

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Summary of differences between Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) and Spätzle

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Folate, Iron, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Potassium, while Spätzle has more Selenium.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) covers your daily need of Folate 50% more than Spätzle.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 7 times more Potassium than Spätzle. While Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 278mg of Potassium, Spätzle contains only 38mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Noodles, egg, cooked, unenriched, with added 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +318.3%
Contains more Magnesium +152.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains more Potassium +631.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +98.5%
Contains more Copper +173.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 95% 38% 67% 25% 1% 36% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 15% 33% 4% 22% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +318.3%
Contains more Magnesium +152.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains more Potassium +631.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +98.5%
Contains more Copper +173.5%

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 E +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +573.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.4%
Contains more Folate +2871.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 2% 51% 13% 10% 25% 24% 156% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 0% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +573.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.4%
Contains more Folate +2871.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Spätzle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Spätzle Opinion
Net carbs 14.26g 23.96g Spätzle
Protein 7.73g 4.54g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats 0.53g 2.07g Spätzle
Carbs 20.76g 25.16g Spätzle
Calories 116kcal 138kcal Spätzle
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Spätzle
Sugar 3.3g 0.4g Spätzle
Fiber 6.5g 1.2g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calcium 24mg 12mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Iron 2.51mg 0.6mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Magnesium 53mg 21mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Phosphorus 156mg 76mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Potassium 278mg 38mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sodium 4mg 165mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 1.29mg 0.65mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 0.268mg 0.098mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 15IU 21IU Spätzle
Vitamin E 0.28mg 0.17mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0IU IU Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0µg µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B1 0.202mg 0.03mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.02mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B3 0.495mg 0.4mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B5 0.411mg 0.263mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.046mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate 208µg 7µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Spätzle
Vitamin K 1.7µg 0µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Tryptophan 0.095mg 0.043mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Threonine 0.294mg 0.138mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.19mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Leucine 0.592mg 0.365mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lysine 0.523mg 0.137mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Methionine 0.11mg 0.086mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Phenylalanine 0.451mg 0.24mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Valine 0.368mg 0.22mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Histidine 0.24mg 0.121mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Trans Fat 0g 0.029g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Saturated Fat 0.138g 0.419g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044g 0.581g Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225g 0.552g Spätzle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Spätzle
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
6
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
19
Spätzle

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 food.
Protein
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
25%
Spätzle
Fats
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
10%
Spätzle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 161mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.281g)
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

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to 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. Spätzle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169762/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.