Rice vs. Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Rice and Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) different?
- Rice is richer in Selenium, and Vitamin B3, while Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is higher in Folate, Fiber, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, and Potassium.
- Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) covers your daily need of Folate 38% more than Rice.
- Rice contains 3 times more Selenium than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). Rice contains 7.5µg of Selenium, while Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains 2.5µg.
Rice, white, long-grain, regular, enriched, cooked and Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types were used in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
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Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|