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Pea vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pea and Vegetable different?

  • Pea is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Folate, Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Zinc, while Vegetable is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pea covers your daily need of Vitamin C 41% more than Vegetable.
  • Pea contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Vegetable. Pea contains 0.266mg of Vitamin B1, while Vegetable contains 0.071mg.

Peas, green, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt types were 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
Pea
7
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Contains more Iron +79.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +153.1%
Contains more Copper +112%
Equal in Calcium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Contains more Iron +79.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +153.1%
Contains more Copper +112%
Equal in Calcium - 25

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
Pea
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +274.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.4%
Contains more Folate +242.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +459.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin K - 23.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin C +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +274.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.4%
Contains more Folate +242.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +459.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin K - 23.5

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.
Pea Vegetable
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 8.75g 8.69g Pea
Protein 5.42g 2.86g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.15g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 13.09g Pea
Calories 81kcal 65kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose 0.39g g Pea
Sugar 5.67g 3.12g Vegetable
Fiber 5.7g 4.4g Pea
Calcium 25mg 25mg
Iron 1.47mg 0.82mg Pea
Magnesium 33mg 22mg Pea
Phosphorus 108mg 51mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 169mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 35mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.49mg Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.083mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.38mg Vegetable
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 40mg 3.2mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.071mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.12mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.851mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.151mg Vegetable
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.074mg Pea
Folate 65µg 19µg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 23.5µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.029mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.115mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.139mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.19mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.17mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.034mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.12mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.149mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.073mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.031g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.01g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.072g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Vegetable
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
39
Pea
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
17
Vegetable

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
33%
Pea
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
13%
Vegetable
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/nutrients
  2. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.