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

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How are Lupin Bean and Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) different?

  • Lupin Bean has more Copper, Manganese, Fiber, Phosphorus, Folate, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Zinc, Iron, and Potassium than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea).
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Lupin Bean is 84% higher.
  • Lupin Bean contains 5 times more Manganese than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). While Lupin Bean contains 2.382mg of Manganese, Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains only 0.475mg.

Lupins, mature seeds, raw and Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +633.3%
Contains more Iron +73.7%
Contains more Magnesium +273.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.1%
Contains more Potassium +264.4%
Contains more Zinc +268.2%
Contains more Copper +281.3%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 164% 142% 189% 90% 2% 130% 341%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 95% 38% 67% 25% 1% 36% 90%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Iron +73.7%
Contains more Magnesium +273.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.1%
Contains more Potassium +264.4%
Contains more Zinc +268.2%
Contains more Copper +281.3%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%

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 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257%
Contains more Folate +70.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 16% 160% 51% 42% 45% 83% 267% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257%
Contains more Folate +70.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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.
Lupin Bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lupin Bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Opinion
Net carbs 21.47g 14.26g Lupin Bean
Protein 36.17g 7.73g Lupin Bean
Fats 9.74g 0.53g Lupin Bean
Carbs 40.37g 20.76g Lupin Bean
Calories 371kcal 116kcal Lupin Bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.3g Lupin Bean
Fiber 18.9g 6.5g Lupin Bean
Calcium 176mg 24mg Lupin Bean
Iron 4.36mg 2.51mg Lupin Bean
Magnesium 198mg 53mg Lupin Bean
Phosphorus 440mg 156mg Lupin Bean
Potassium 1013mg 278mg Lupin Bean
Sodium 15mg 4mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 4.75mg 1.29mg Lupin Bean
Copper 1.022mg 0.268mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E mg 0.28mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 0.4mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B1 0.64mg 0.202mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0.055mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B3 2.19mg 0.495mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.411mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B6 0.357mg 0.1mg Lupin Bean
Folate 355µg 208µg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.7µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Tryptophan 0.289mg 0.095mg Lupin Bean
Threonine 1.331mg 0.294mg Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.615mg 0.314mg Lupin Bean
Leucine 2.743mg 0.592mg Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.933mg 0.523mg Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.255mg 0.11mg Lupin Bean
Phenylalanine 1.435mg 0.451mg Lupin Bean
Valine 1.51mg 0.368mg Lupin Bean
Histidine 1.03mg 0.24mg Lupin Bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.156g 0.138g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 3.94g 0.044g Lupin Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 2.439g 0.225g Lupin Bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lupin Bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
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
55
Lupin Bean
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Mineral Summary Score
138
Lupin Bean
44
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

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
217%
Lupin Bean
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbohydrates
40%
Lupin Bean
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats
45%
Lupin Bean
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Lupin Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172423/nutrients
  2. Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173759/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.