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Green Pea

Green Pea

Description

Green pea, the round seed of the legume Pisum satium. This vegetable is rich in dietary fiber and vitamin C, and is a fair to good source of iron, potassium, folacin, phosphorus, provitamin A carotenoids, vitamin E and vitamin K.

Available January through June.



Caloric Content

1 2 3
Calories: 63 67 55
Protein: 4.22 4.28 3.75 gm
Carbohydrates:11.2812.51 9.87 gm
Fiber: 1.72 1.85 1.51 gm
Total fats: .31 .17 .27 gm
Saturated fats: .055 .031 .048 gm
Unsaturated fats: .042 .097 .150 gm
Cholesterol: 0 0 0 mg



1. Raw - 1/2 cup, 78 grams
2. Boiled, Drained - 1/2 cup, 80 grams
3. Frozen - 1/2 cup, 72 grams

Vitamin Content

1 2
Vitamin A: 499 478 IU
Thiamine:.207 .207 mg
Vitamin B-2:.103 .119 mg
Vitamin B-6:.132 .173 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 mcg
Biotin: - - mcg
Niacin:1.631.617 mg
Pantothenic Acid:.081 .122 mg
Folic acid:50.9 50.7 mcg
Vitamin C:31.2 11.4 mg
Vitamin E: - - IU



1. Raw - 1/2 cup, 78 grams
2. Boiled, Drained - 1/2 cup, 80 grams

3 USRDA
Vitamin A: 5235000 IU
Thiamine: .186 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2: .072 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6: .088 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 6 mcg
Biotin: - 300 mcg
Niacin:1.229 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid: .098 10 mg
Folic acid: 38.3 400 mcg
Vitamin C: 12.9 60 mg
Vitamin E: - 30 IU



3. Frozen - 1/2 cup, 72 grams

Mineral Content

1 2
Calcium: 19 22 mg
Copper:.137.138 mg
Iron:1.151.24 mg
Magnesium: 26 31 mg
Manganese:.320.420 mg
Phosphorus: 84 94 mg
Potassium: 190 217 mg
Selenium: - - mcg
Sodium: 4 2 mg
Zinc: .97 .95 mg



1. Raw - 1/2 cup, 78 grams
2. Boiled, Drained - 1/2 cup, 80 grams

3 USRDA
Calcium: 161000 mg
Copper:.088 2 mg
Iron:1.10 18 mg
Magnesium: 18 400 mg
Manganese:.243 n/a mg
Phosphorus: 581000 mg
Potassium: 107 n/a mg
Selenium: - n/a mcg
Sodium: 81 n/a mg
Zinc: .58 15 mg



3. Frozen - 1/2 cup, 72 grams

Amino Acid Content

1 2 3
Tryptophan:.029.030.026 gm
Threonine:.158.161.140 gm
Isoleucine:.152.154.135 gm
Leucine:.252.256.224 gm
Lysine:.247.251.220 gm
Methionine: .064.065.057 gm
Cysteine:.025.026.022 gm
Phenylalanine:.156.158.138 gm
Tyrosine:.088.090.078 gm
Valine:.183.186.163 gm
Arginine:.334.338.297 gm
Histidine:.083.084.073 gm
Alanine:.187.190.166 gm
Aspartic acid:.386.392.343 gm
Glutamic acid:.577.586.513 gm
Glycine:.144.146.127 gm
Proline:.135 .137.120 gm
Serine: .141.143.125 gm



1. Raw - 1/2 cup, 78 grams
2. Boiled, Drained - 1/2 cup, 80 grams
3. Frozen - 1/2 cup, 72 grams

References

Kreutner, Patricia A. Nutrition In Perspective. Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs. 1980.

Produce Availability & Merchandising Guide. The Packer. 1989.

Rosenthal, S. Fresh Food. E. P. Dutton: New York. 1978.

United States Department of Agriculture. Composition of Foods: Vegetables and Vegetable Products-Raw-Processed-Prepared. Washington D.C. 1984.

 


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