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Green Peas review: 59 facts and highlights

Green Peas
Green Peas

Why is Green Peas better than the average?

  • more vitamin A (IU) per 100g
    149IUvs44.2IU
  • more food energy (kJ) per 100g
    1472kJvs1452.08kJ
  • more proteins per 100g
    23.82gvs22.9g
  • more carbohydrates per 100g
    63.74gvs51.8g
  • more dietary fiber per 100g
    25.5gvs16.48g
  • more sodium per 100g
    15mgvs14.22mg
  • more zinc per 100g
    3.55mgvs3.11mg
  • more thiamin per 100g
    0.73mgvs0.62mg

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

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General values

1. more saturated fatty acids per 100g

0.16g

Saturated fats are the unhealthy fatty acids that produce bad cholesterol and increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks. They come in high amounts from meat and dairy products.

Best

Valencia Peanuts

7.33g

2. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

1472kJ

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).

Best

Spanish Peanuts

2386kJ

3. more lipids per 100g

1.16g

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.

Best

Spanish Peanuts

49.6g

4. more dietary fiber per 100g

25.5g

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.

Best

Winged Beans

25.9g

5. more genistein content per 100g

0.11mg

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

Best

Soybeans

81.35mg

6. higher water content per 100g

8.62g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

Best

Tofu (Regular)

84.55g

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Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g

63.74g

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.

Best

Pink Beans

64.19g

2. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

8g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.

Best

Tofu (Regular)

0.62g

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Minerals

1. more copper per 100g

0.81mg

Copper is an essential trace mineral that helps in the formation of collagen and elastin, which are essential for tissue and bone integrity.

Best

Winged Beans

2.88mg

2. more selenium per 100g

4.1µg

Selenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.

Best

Pinto Beans

27.9µg

3. more calcium content per 100g

37mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

Best

Tofu (Firm)

683mg

4. more iron content per 100g

4.82mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Soybeans

15.7mg

5. more magnesium per 100g

49mg

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.

Best

Mothbeans

381mg

6. more ash per 100g

2.66g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).

Best

Soybeans

4.87g

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Vitamins

1. more vitamin B6 per 100g

0.17mg

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.

Best

Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram)

0.54mg

2. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

149IU

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

Best

Tofu (Firm)

166IU

3. more thiamin per 100g

0.73mg

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

Best

Hyacinth Beans

1.13mg

4. more riboflavin per 100g

0.21mg

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.

Best

Soybeans

0.87mg

5. more niacin per 100g

2.89mg

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.

Best

Spanish Peanuts

15.93mg

6. more pantothenic acid per 100g

1.76mg

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.

Best

Valencia Peanuts

1.81mg

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Amino acids

1. more methionine per 100g

0.25g

Methionine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in synthesizing other proteins, forming cartilage tissues, dissolving fat and reducing fat in the liver. It has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect and strengthens hair and nail structure.

Best

Soybeans

0.55g

2. more serine per 100g

1.08g

Serine is an amino acid that contributes to the biosynthesis of proteins, playing a key role in various metabolic processes.

Best

Soybeans

2.36g

3. more glycine per 100g

1.09g

Glycine, a non-essential amino acid, is needed to build proteins, RNA, DNA and to produce hormones nucleic acids and bile acids. It helps absorbing calcium, retarding degeneration of muscles, promoting a strong immune system.

Best

Soybeans

1.88g

4. more glutamic acid per 100g

4.2g

Glutamic acid or glutamate is primarily used by the brain as it is a neurotransmitter. It helps to excite the brain and to maintain normal brain function by removing excess ammonia, inhibiting proper brain functioning, and then convert it to glutamine.

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Lupins

8.69g

5. more tryptophan per 100g

0.28g

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.

Best

Winged Beans

0.76g

6. more threonine per 100g

0.87g

Threonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.

Best

Soybeans

1.77g

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Antioxidants

1. more daidzein content per 100g

0.32mg

Daidzin is an isoflavone compound found in vegetables and legumes, especially soy and soybeans. It stimulates the formation of bone mass and helps regulate estrogen levels.

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Soybeans

62.9mg

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