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

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What are the main differences between Nattō and Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)?

  • Nattō is richer in Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin K, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin C, and Potassium, yet Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is richer in Folate.
  • Nattō's daily need coverage for Iron is 76% higher.
  • Nattō has 33 times more Vitamin C than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). Nattō has 13mg of Vitamin C, while Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 0.4mg.

We used Natto and Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types in this comparison.

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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 +804.2%
Contains more Iron +242.6%
Contains more Magnesium +117%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Potassium +162.2%
Contains more Zinc +134.9%
Contains more Copper +148.9%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 95% 38% 67% 25% 1% 36% 90%
Contains more Calcium +804.2%
Contains more Iron +242.6%
Contains more Magnesium +117%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Potassium +162.2%
Contains more Zinc +134.9%
Contains more Copper +148.9%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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
Nattō
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +3150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +1258.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.2%
Contains more Folate +2500%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
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 +3150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +1258.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.2%
Contains more Folate +2500%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nattō Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Opinion
Net carbs 7.28g 14.26g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Protein 19.4g 7.73g Nattō
Fats 11g 0.53g Nattō
Carbs 12.68g 20.76g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calories 211kcal 116kcal Nattō
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.89g 3.3g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fiber 5.4g 6.5g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calcium 217mg 24mg Nattō
Iron 8.6mg 2.51mg Nattō
Magnesium 115mg 53mg Nattō
Phosphorus 174mg 156mg Nattō
Potassium 729mg 278mg Nattō
Sodium 7mg 4mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 3.03mg 1.29mg Nattō
Copper 0.667mg 0.268mg Nattō
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.28mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13mg 0.4mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.202mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.055mg Nattō
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.495mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B5 0.215mg 0.411mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.1mg Nattō
Folate 8µg 208µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.1µg 1.7µg Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223mg 0.095mg Nattō
Threonine 0.813mg 0.294mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.314mg Nattō
Leucine 1.509mg 0.592mg Nattō
Lysine 1.145mg 0.523mg Nattō
Methionine 0.208mg 0.11mg Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 0.451mg Nattō
Valine 1.018mg 0.368mg Nattō
Histidine 0.512mg 0.24mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.591g 0.138g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43g 0.044g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 0.225g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nattō 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
20
Nattō
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Mineral Summary Score
114
Nattō
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
116%
Nattō
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats
51%
Nattō
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.59g)
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 - 1.453g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.