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

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Important differences between Winged bean and Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)

  • Winged bean has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, however Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has more Folate, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Winged bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 124% more.
  • Winged bean has 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Cowpea (Black-eyed pea). Winged bean has 1.64mg of Vitamin B3, while Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) has 0.495mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Winged bean tuber, raw and Cowpeas, common (blackeyes, crowder, southern), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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 +25%
Contains more Potassium +110.8%
Contains more Copper +417.2%
Contains more Iron +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +246.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Equal in Zinc - 1.29
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 9% 52% 18% 462% 38% 20% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 95% 8% 25% 38% 90% 36% 67% 1%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +110.8%
Contains more Copper +417.2%
Contains more Iron +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +246.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Equal in Zinc - 1.29

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 B1 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +231.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +994.7%
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% 0% 0% 95% 35% 31% 7% 18% 0% 0% 15%
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 B1 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +231.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +994.7%

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
17
Winged bean
24
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Mineral Summary Score
85
Winged bean
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
70%
Winged bean
46%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbohydrates
28%
Winged bean
21%
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Fats
4%
Winged bean
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.
Winged bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Winged bean 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?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Winged bean Cowpea (Black-eyed pea) Opinion
Calories 148 116 Winged bean
Protein 11.6 7.73 Winged bean
Fats 0.9 0.53 Winged bean
Vitamin C 0 0.4 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Carbs 28.1 20.76 Winged bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2 2.51 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Calcium 30 24 Winged bean
Potassium 586 278 Winged bean
Magnesium 24 53 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sugar 3.3 Winged bean
Fiber 6.5 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Copper 1.386 0.268 Winged bean
Zinc 1.39 1.29 Winged bean
Starch
Phosphorus 45 156 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Sodium 35 4 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin A 0 15 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin E 0.28 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.379 0.202 Winged bean
Vitamin B2 0.149 0.055 Winged bean
Vitamin B3 1.64 0.495 Winged bean
Vitamin B5 0.116 0.411 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.1 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Folate 19 208 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.222 0.138 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.234 0.044 Winged bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.174 0.225 Cowpea (Black-eyed pea)
Tryptophan 0.252 0.095 Winged bean
Threonine 0.451 0.294 Winged bean
Isoleucine 0.425 0.314 Winged bean
Leucine 0.64 0.592 Winged bean
Lysine 0.592 0.523 Winged bean
Methionine 0.143 0.11 Winged bean
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.451
Valine 0.599 0.368 Winged bean
Histidine 0.241 0.24 Winged bean
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. Winged bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170070/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.