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

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

  • Porridge is richer in Iron, yet Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is richer in Folate, Copper, Fiber, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)'s daily need coverage for Folate is 49% higher.

We used Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt 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 Iron +49%
Contains more Calcium +262.5%
Contains more Potassium +1637.5%
Contains more Magnesium +960%
Contains more Copper +570%
Contains more Zinc +892.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +940%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 141% 27% 2% 4% 14% 4% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +49%
Contains more Calcium +262.5%
Contains more Potassium +1637.5%
Contains more Magnesium +960%
Contains more Copper +570%
Contains more Zinc +892.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +940%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +478.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +669.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Contains more Folate +1633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.495
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% 1% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 0% 1% 9%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +478.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +669.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Contains more Folate +1633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.495

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Porridge Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Opinion
Calories 50kcal 116kcal Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Protein 1.44g 7.73g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats 0.21g 0.53g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin C 0mg 0.4mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Net carbs 10.02g 14.26g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbs 10.52g 20.76g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 3.74mg 2.51mg Porridge
Calcium 87mg 24mg Porridge
Potassium 16mg 278mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Magnesium 5mg 53mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sugar 0.03g 3.3g Porridge
Fiber 0.5g 6.5g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 0.04mg 0.268mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Zinc 0.13mg 1.29mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Starch g g
Phosphorus 15mg 156mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sodium 6mg 4mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.28mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.202mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.055mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B3 0.52mg 0.495mg Porridge
Vitamin B5 0.071mg 0.411mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.013mg 0.1mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 1.7µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate 12µg 208µg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Trans Fat g 0g Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.138g Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.044g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114g 0.225g Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.095mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Threonine 0.045mg 0.294mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Isoleucine 0.063mg 0.314mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Leucine 0.11mg 0.592mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lysine 0.037mg 0.523mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Methionine 0.027mg 0.11mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Phenylalanine 0.078mg 0.451mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Valine 0.07mg 0.368mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Histidine 0.033mg 0.24mg Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Porridge Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
4
Porridge
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Mineral Summary Score
24
Porridge
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
9%
Porridge
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbohydrates
11%
Porridge
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats
1%
Porridge
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.105g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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.

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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.