United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11191, Cowpeas (blackeyes), immature seeds, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 49%   Refuse Description:   Pods
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 145g
Proximates Water g 77.20 10 2.536 111.94
Proximates Energy kcal 90 -- -- 130
Proximates Energy kJ 376 -- -- 545
Proximates Protein g 2.95 2 -- 4.28
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.35 2 -- 0.51
Proximates Ash g 0.67 -- -- 0.97
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 18.83 -- -- 27.30
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 5.0 -- -- 7.2
Proximates Sugars, total g 3.00 -- -- 4.35
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 126 2 -- 183
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.10 2 -- 1.60
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 51 2 -- 74
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 53 2 -- 77
Minerals Potassium, K mg 431 2 -- 625
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 4 2 -- 6
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 1.01 1 -- 1.46
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.130 1 -- 0.188
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.560 1 -- 0.812
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 2.3 -- -- 3.3
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 2.5 1 -- 3.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.110 2 -- 0.160
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.145 2 -- 0.210
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.450 2 -- 2.102
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.151 1 -- 0.219
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.067 1 -- 0.097
Vitamins Folate, total µg 168 6 12.083 244
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 168 6 12.083 244
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 168 -- -- 244
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 41 2 -- 59
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 817 2 -- 1185
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.090 -- -- 0.130
Lipids 14:0 g 0.001 1 -- 0.001
Lipids 16:0 g 0.077 1 -- 0.112
Lipids 18:0 g 0.012 1 -- 0.017
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.032 -- -- 0.046
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.001 1 -- 0.001
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.019 1 -- 0.028
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.011 1 -- 0.016
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.150 -- -- 0.218
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.087 1 -- 0.126
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.063 1 -- 0.091
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.034 -- -- 0.049
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.110 -- -- 0.160
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.158 -- -- 0.229
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.211 -- -- 0.306
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.194 -- -- 0.281
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.042 -- -- 0.061
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.044 -- -- 0.064
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.162 -- -- 0.235
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.121 -- -- 0.175
Amino Acids Valine g 0.171 -- -- 0.248
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.207 -- -- 0.300
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.095 -- -- 0.138
Flavonols Isorhamnetin mg 0.0 3 0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol mg 0.0 3 0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin mg 5.5 3 0 8.0