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Pea vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pea and Welsh onion?

  • Pea is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Fiber, Folate, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, yet Welsh onion is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 141% more.
  • Pea has 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Welsh onion. While Pea has 0.266mg of Vitamin B1, Welsh onion has only 0.05mg.

We used Peas, green, raw and Onions, welsh, raw types 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
Contains more Iron +20.5%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +15.1%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +151.4%
Contains more Zinc +138.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.4%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Contains more Iron +20.5%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +15.1%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +151.4%
Contains more Zinc +138.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.4%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin C +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +432%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +422.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.7%
Contains more Folate +306.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +679.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +432%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +422.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.7%
Contains more Folate +306.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +679.8%

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 Welsh onion
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 81kcal 34kcal Pea
Protein 5.42g 1.9g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.4g
Vitamin C 40mg 27mg Pea
Net carbs 8.75g 4.1g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 6.5g Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.47mg 1.22mg Pea
Calcium 25mg 18mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 212mg Pea
Magnesium 33mg 23mg Pea
Sugar 5.67g 2.18g Welsh onion
Fiber 5.7g 2.4g Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.07mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.52mg Pea
Starch g g
Phosphorus 108mg 49mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 17mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.51mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.05mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.09mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.4mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.169mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.072mg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Folate 65µg 16µg Pea
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.067g Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.056g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.156g Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.021mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.074mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.081mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.113mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.095mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.021mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.061mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.084mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.033mg Pea
Fructose 0.39g g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Welsh onion
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs 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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
2%
Pea
2%
Welsh onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.49g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.