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

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

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Folate, while Spelt has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Fiber, and Selenium.
  • Spelt covers your daily need of Manganese 109% more than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea).
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 5 times more Folate than Spelt. While Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 208µg of Folate, Spelt contains only 45µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Spelt, uncooked.

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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 less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +156.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Zinc +154.3%
Contains more Copper +90.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 95% 38% 67% 25% 1% 36% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 167% 98% 172% 35% 2% 90% 171%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +156.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Zinc +154.3%
Contains more Copper +90.7%

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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Spelt
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +362.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1282.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.8%
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 1% 16% 0% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 34% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +362.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +182.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1282.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.8%

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) Spelt
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Spelt Opinion
Net carbs 14.26g 59.49g Spelt
Protein 7.73g 14.57g Spelt
Fats 0.53g 2.43g Spelt
Carbs 20.76g 70.19g Spelt
Calories 116kcal 338kcal Spelt
Starch g 53.92g Spelt
Fructose g 0.24g Spelt
Sugar 3.3g 6.82g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fiber 6.5g 10.7g Spelt
Calcium 24mg 27mg Spelt
Iron 2.51mg 4.44mg Spelt
Magnesium 53mg 136mg Spelt
Phosphorus 156mg 401mg Spelt
Potassium 278mg 388mg Spelt
Sodium 4mg 8mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 1.29mg 3.28mg Spelt
Copper 0.268mg 0.511mg Spelt
Vitamin A 15IU 10IU Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.28mg 0.79mg Spelt
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 0.364mg Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.113mg Spelt
Vitamin B3 0.495mg 6.843mg Spelt
Vitamin B5 0.411mg 1.068mg Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.23mg Spelt
Folate 208µg 45µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 3.6µg Spelt
Tryptophan 0.095mg 0.132mg Spelt
Threonine 0.294mg 0.443mg Spelt
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.552mg Spelt
Leucine 0.592mg 1.07mg Spelt
Lysine 0.523mg 0.409mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Methionine 0.11mg 0.258mg Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.451mg 0.737mg Spelt
Valine 0.368mg 0.681mg Spelt
Histidine 0.24mg 0.36mg Spelt
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Spelt
Saturated Fat 0.138g 0.406g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044g 0.445g Spelt
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225g 1.258g Spelt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Spelt
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)
35
Spelt
Mineral Summary Score
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
92
Spelt

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)
87%
Spelt
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
70%
Spelt
Fats
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
11%
Spelt

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.52g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.268g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
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

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. Spelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169745/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.