Peas (canned) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Peas (canned) consist of 1% fat, 5% protein, 6% carbs, 6% fiber and 80% water. With 64 of calories per 100g Peas (canned) are 32% lower than other foods in Legumes. In total 14% of the calories in Peas (canned) are from fat, 31% from protein and 38% from carbohydrates.

  • Low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 30
  • Moderate carbohydrate amount 9.0g carbohydrates per portion of 150g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 2.7

Can you eat Peas (canned) for a low carb diet?

With 9g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 2.7 in a portion of 150g, Peas (canned) can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Peas (canned) contain low amounts of Fructose, are Gluten free and have no Lactose.

Peas (canned): nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Peas (canned)
avg Legumes[1]
Calories (kcal) 64.0 198.3
Fat (g) 1.0 4.0
Protein (g) 5.0 15.0
Carbohydrates (g) 6.0 20.4
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 4.0 20.4
Polysaccharides (g) 2.0 20.4
Fibers (g) 6.3 9.8
Sodium (mg) 240.0 141.1
Water (g) 80.0 46.1
[1] average of Legumes

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (150g) of Peas (canned) contain:

  • 96.0 Calories
  • 1.5g of Fat
  • 7.5g of Protein
  • and 9.0g of Carbs
  • 360.0mg of sodium - 0.2% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 37.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.1% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.4mg of Zinc - 0.1% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 2.9mg of Iron - 0.2% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 232.5mg of Potassium - 0.1% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 10.5mg of Vitamin C - 0.1% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Peas (canned) you get

  • 0.83 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Legumes have on average 0.73g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.17 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Legumes 0.20g)
  • 1.05 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Legumes 0.48g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Peas (canned)?

per 100g
Peas (canned)
Vitamin C (mg) 7.0 2.2
Vitamin E (mg) 0.1 1.5
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.1 0.3
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.1 0.2
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 9.0 102.5
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.0 0.0
Retinol (μg) 0.0 0.5
beta-Carotene (μg) 370.0
[1] average of Legumes

Are Peas (canned) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (150g) for Peas (canned) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]Avg. RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for vitamins by clicking on the names in the table above.

Minerals in Peas (canned)

per 100g
Peas (canned)
Magnesium (mg) 25.0 96.4
Zinc (mg) 0.9 1.9
Sodium (mg) 240.0 141.1
Calcium (mg) 30.0 102.7
Iron (mg) 1.9 4.4
Potassium (mg) 155.0 608.0
Phosphorus (mg) 90.0 226.8
[1] average of Legumes

Are Peas (canned) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Peas (canned) we looked at the portion size (150g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for minerals by clicking on the names in the table above.

Carbohydrates in Peas (canned)

6.0% of Peas (canned) are carbs, per serving of 150g that makes 9.0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Peas (canned)
Monosaccharides (g) 4.0 2.1
Polysaccharides (g) 2.0 17.7
Total carbs (g) 6.0 20.4
[1] average of Legumes

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Peas (canned)?

The Glycemic Index of Peas (canned) is 30, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 2.7 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Peas (canned)

  • are Gluten free
  • have no Lactose
  • low amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Peas (canned)

Of the 1.0g total fat per 100g in Peas (canned), 0.1g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.3g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.0g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0.0mg.

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