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Cowpeas
Soybeans
Top 56%222 points
Top 56%
Top 37%313 points
Top 37%
Top nutrition facts and health benefits

Cowpeas vs Soybeans: 56 facts in comparison

1. more copper per 100g

Copper is an essential trace mineral that helps in the formation of collagen and elastin, which are essential for tissue and bone integrity.
0.84mg
Winged Beans: 2.88mg
1.66mg

2. higher water content per 100g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
11.95g
Tofu (Regular): 84.55g
8.54g

3. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
1406kJ
Spanish Peanuts: 2386kJ
1866kJ

4. more proteins per 100g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
23.52g
Soybeans: 36.49g
36.49g

5. more lipids per 100g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.
1.26g
Spanish Peanuts: 49.6g
19.94g

6. more ash per 100g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
3.24g
Soybeans: 4.87g
4.87g

7. more carbohydrates per 100g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.
60.03g
Pink Beans: 64.19g
30.16g

8. more dietary fiber per 100g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
10.6g
Winged Beans: 25.9g
9.3g

9. more genistein content per 100g

Genistein is phytoestrogen found in plants. It helps regulate cholesterol levels and contributes to maintaining a healthy bone structure.
0.02mg
Soybeans: 81.35mg
81.35mg

10. more calcium content per 100g

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.
110mg
Tofu (Firm): 683mg
277mg

11. more iron content per 100g

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
8.27mg
Soybeans: 15.7mg
15.7mg

12. more magnesium per 100g

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
184mg
Mothbeans: 381mg
280mg

13. more phosphorus per 100g

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
424mg
Soybeans: 704mg
704mg

14. more potassium per 100g

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
1112mg
Soybeans: 1797mg
1797mg

15. more sodium per 100g

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.
16mg
Catjang Cowpeas: 58mg
2mg

16. more zinc per 100g

Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.
3.37mg
Hyacinth Beans: 9.3mg
4.89mg

17. more coumestrol per 100g

Coumestrol has anti-estrogen properties and can affect all organs that are regulated by the hormone estrogen.
0.01mg
Pinto Beans: 1.8mg
0.02mg

18. more manganese per 100g

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.
1.53mg
Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram): 21.31mg
2.52mg

19. more selenium per 100g

Selenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.
9µg
Pinto Beans: 27.9µg
17.8µg

20. more vitamin C per 100g

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.
1.5mg
Pinto Beans: 6.3mg
6mg

21. more thiamin per 100g

Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
0.85mg
Hyacinth Beans: 1.13mg
0.87mg

22. more riboflavin per 100g

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
0.23mg
Soybeans: 0.87mg
0.87mg

23. more niacin per 100g

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.
2.08mg
Spanish Peanuts: 15.93mg
1.62mg

24. more pantothenic acid per 100g

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.
1.5mg
Valencia Peanuts: 1.81mg
0.79mg

25. more vitamin B6 per 100g

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.
0.36mg
Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram): 0.54mg
0.38mg

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