Pigeon pea vs Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Pigeon pea and Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
- Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Copper, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Iron, Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5 than Pigeon pea.
- Daily need coverage for Copper from Pigeon pea is 88% higher.
- Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 5 times less Potassium than Pigeon pea. Pigeon pea has 1392mg of Potassium, while Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 278mg.
Food types used in this article are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|