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

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Differences between Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) and Wild rice

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Folate, while Wild rice has more Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Manganese, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B5.
  • Wild rice's daily need coverage for Zinc is 42% higher.
  • Wild rice contains 2 times less Folate than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 208µg of Folate, while Wild rice contains 95µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Wild rice, raw.

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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 +28.1%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Potassium +53.6%
Contains more Magnesium +234%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains more Zinc +362%
Contains more Phosphorus +177.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 74% 7% 38% 127% 175% 163% 186% 1%
Contains more Iron +28.1%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Potassium +53.6%
Contains more Magnesium +234%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains more Zinc +362%
Contains more Phosphorus +177.6%

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 B1 +75.7%
Contains more Folate +118.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1260.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +291%
Contains more Vitamin K +11.8%
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% 2% 17% 0% 29% 61% 127% 65% 91% 0% 5% 72%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.7%
Contains more Folate +118.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1260.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +291%
Contains more Vitamin K +11.8%

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)
39
Wild rice
Mineral Summary Score
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
96
Wild 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)
88%
Wild rice
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
75%
Wild rice
Fats
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
5%
Wild 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) Wild rice
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Wild 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 contains less Sugars?
Wild rice
Wild rice contains less Sugars (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wild rice
Wild rice is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wild rice
Wild rice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Wild rice
Wild rice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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) Wild rice Opinion
Calories 116 357 Wild rice
Protein 7.73 14.73 Wild rice
Fats 0.53 1.08 Wild rice
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbs 20.76 74.9 Wild rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 1.96 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calcium 24 21 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Potassium 278 427 Wild rice
Magnesium 53 177 Wild rice
Sugars 3.3 2.5 Wild rice
Fiber 6.5 6.2 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 0.268 0.524 Wild rice
Zinc 1.29 5.96 Wild rice
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Phosphorus 156 433 Wild rice
Sodium 4 7 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 15 19 Wild rice
Vitamin E 0.28 0.82 Wild rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.115 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.262 Wild rice
Vitamin B3 0.495 6.733 Wild rice
Vitamin B5 0.411 1.074 Wild rice
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.391 Wild rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 1.9 Wild rice
Folate 208 95 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Trans Fat 0 Wild rice
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.156 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.159 Wild rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.676 Wild rice
Tryptophan 0.095 0.179 Wild rice
Threonine 0.294 0.469 Wild rice
Isoleucine 0.314 0.618 Wild rice
Leucine 0.592 1.018 Wild rice
Lysine 0.523 0.629 Wild rice
Methionine 0.11 0.438 Wild rice
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.721 Wild rice
Valine 0.368 0.858 Wild rice
Histidine 0.24 0.384 Wild rice
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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. Wild rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169726/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.