Cooked, Boiled, Drained Leafy Tips Cowpeas Without Salt

Cowpeas, Leafy Tips, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, Without Salt has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 2.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 4.67 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

It belongs to Asian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Cowpeas, Leafy Tips, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, Without Salt has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein61%
 Calories from Fat3%
 Calories from Carbs36%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A575.9 IU11.5%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent29 mcg
Vitamin C18.4 mg30.7%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.26 mg17.1%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.14 mg8.4%Mid 40%Average
Niacin1 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.13 mg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Folate60 mcg15%Top 30%High
Food Folate60 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents60 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.05 mg0.46%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium69 mg6.9%Top 30%High
Iron1.1 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium62 mg15.5%Top 30%High
Phosphorus42 mg4.2%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium350.9 mg10%Top 30%High
Sodium6 mg0.2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.24 mg1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.15 mg7.7%Top 30%High
Manganese0.41 mg20.6%Top 30%High
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate2.8 g0.9%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.7 g9.3%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.1 g0.15%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0.03 g0.13%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids17 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids24 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water91.3 g
Ash1.1 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 22 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.1 g 0.15%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g 0.13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 6 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 2.8 g 0.9%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 4.7 g 9.3%

Vitamin A 11.5% Vitamin C 30.7%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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