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

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Important differences between Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) and Winged bean

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Folate, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, and Vitamin B5, however Winged bean has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Winged bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 124% more.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 11 times more Folate than Winged bean. Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 208µg of Folate, while Winged bean has 19µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Winged bean tuber, 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
Contains more Iron +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +246.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +110.8%
Contains more Copper +417.2%
Equal in Zinc - 1.39
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 9% 52% 18% 462% 38% 20% 5%
Contains more Iron +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +246.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +110.8%
Contains more Copper +417.2%
Equal in Zinc - 1.39

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 B5 +254.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +994.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +231.3%
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% 0% 0% 95% 35% 31% 7% 18% 0% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +994.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +231.3%

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)
17
Winged bean
Mineral Summary Score
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
85
Winged bean

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)
70%
Winged bean
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
28%
Winged bean
Fats
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
4%
Winged bean

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

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Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Winged bean
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 Sugar?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Winged bean Opinion
Calories 116 148 Winged bean
Protein 7.73 11.6 Winged bean
Fats 0.53 0.9 Winged bean
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbs 20.76 28.1 Winged bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 2 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calcium 24 30 Winged bean
Potassium 278 586 Winged bean
Magnesium 53 24 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sugar 3.3 Winged bean
Fiber 6.5 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 0.268 1.386 Winged bean
Zinc 1.29 1.39 Winged bean
Starch
Phosphorus 156 45 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sodium 4 35 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 15 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.28 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.379 Winged bean
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.149 Winged bean
Vitamin B3 0.495 1.64 Winged bean
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.116 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.075 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate 208 19 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.222 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.234 Winged bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.174 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Tryptophan 0.095 0.252 Winged bean
Threonine 0.294 0.451 Winged bean
Isoleucine 0.314 0.425 Winged bean
Leucine 0.592 0.64 Winged bean
Lysine 0.523 0.592 Winged bean
Methionine 0.11 0.143 Winged bean
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.451
Valine 0.368 0.599 Winged bean
Histidine 0.24 0.241 Winged bean
Fructose

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. Winged bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170070/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.