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

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

  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Folate, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5 and Vitamin B6, however Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has more Vitamin C.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)'s daily need coverage for Folate is 37% more.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 7 times more Vitamin B5 than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 0.411mg of Vitamin B5, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has 0.055mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Yardlong bean, 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 +434%
Contains more Potassium +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20.5%
Contains more Copper +458.3%
Contains more Zinc +248.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.4%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +434%
Contains more Potassium +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20.5%
Contains more Copper +458.3%
Contains more Zinc +248.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.4%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Equal in Sodium - 4

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 B1 +88.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +647.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Folate +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +4600%
Contains more Vitamin A +5666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
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 63% 52% 0% 0% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 0% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +647.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Folate +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +4600%
Contains more Vitamin A +5666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%

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)
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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 the food
Protein
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

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) Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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 contains less Sugars?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sugars (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
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
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 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) Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Calories 116 47 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Protein 7.73 2.8 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats 0.53 0.4 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin C 0.4 18.8 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 20.76 8.35 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.51 0.47 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calcium 24 50 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Potassium 278 240 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Magnesium 53 44 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sugars 3.3 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 6.5 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 0.268 0.048 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 1.29 0.37 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Starch
Phosphorus 156 59 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 15 865 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.28 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.202 0.107 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.11 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.495 0.41 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B5 0.411 0.055 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.024 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate 208 62 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.138 0.105 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044 0.036 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.225 0.169 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Tryptophan 0.095 0.032 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Threonine 0.294 0.104 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Isoleucine 0.314 0.15 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Leucine 0.592 0.2 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lysine 0.523 0.184 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Methionine 0.11 0.04 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.154 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Valine 0.368 0.162 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Histidine 0.24 0.09 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fructose

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. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/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.