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

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

  • Seed is higher in Fiber, Phosphorus, Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin B3, however Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is richer in Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Seed is 112% higher.
  • Seed contains 26 times more Calcium than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). While Seed contains 631mg of Calcium, Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains only 24mg.

Seeds, chia seeds, dried 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 Iron +207.6%
Contains more Calcium +2529.2%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains more Magnesium +532.1%
Contains more Copper +244.8%
Contains more Zinc +255%
Contains more Phosphorus +451.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +207.6%
Contains more Calcium +2529.2%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains more Magnesium +532.1%
Contains more Copper +244.8%
Contains more Zinc +255%
Contains more Phosphorus +451.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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
Seed
6
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Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +260%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1683.8%
Contains more Folate +324.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
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 +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +260%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1683.8%
Contains more Folate +324.5%

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
35
Seed
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
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
99%
Seed
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats
142%
Seed
2%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Seed 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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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.192g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Opinion
Calories 486 116 Seed
Protein 16.54 7.73 Seed
Fats 30.74 0.53 Seed
Vitamin C 1.6 0.4 Seed
Carbs 42.12 20.76 Seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Iron 7.72 2.51 Seed
Calcium 631 24 Seed
Potassium 407 278 Seed
Magnesium 335 53 Seed
Sugar 3.3 Seed
Fiber 34.4 6.5 Seed
Copper 0.924 0.268 Seed
Zinc 4.58 1.29 Seed
Starch
Phosphorus 860 156 Seed
Sodium 16 4 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 54 15 Seed
Vitamin E 0.5 0.28 Seed
Vitamin D 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B1 0.62 0.202 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.055 Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83 0.495 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.411 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.1 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate 49 208 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Trans Fat 0.14 0 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Saturated Fat 3.33 0.138 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309 0.044 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665 0.225 Seed
Tryptophan 0.436 0.095 Seed
Threonine 0.709 0.294 Seed
Isoleucine 0.801 0.314 Seed
Leucine 1.371 0.592 Seed
Lysine 0.97 0.523 Seed
Methionine 0.588 0.11 Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016 0.451 Seed
Valine 0.95 0.368 Seed
Histidine 0.531 0.24 Seed
Fructose

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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.