Carbohydrate and Fiber in Sugar Snap Peas/Snow Peas
- ½ cup edible pea pods, chopped, raw: 2.5 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 grams fiber and 21 calories
- ½ cup cooked edible pea pods: 3 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 2 grams fiber and 32 calories
- 4 oz (¼ lb) edible pea pods, raw: 6 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 3 grams fiber and 47 calories
Glycemic Index for PeasAs with most non-starchy vegetables, there is no scientific study of the glycemic index of edible pea pods.
Glycemic Load of Peas
- ½ cup edible pea pods, raw: 1
½ cup cooked edible pea pods: 2
4 oz (¼ lb) edible pea pods, raw: 3
Health Benefits of PeasPeas are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin A. They are a very good source of magnesium, iron, and folate, and a good source of thiamin and lutein.
More Information About Snap or Snow Peas at Calorie Count.More Carb Profiles:
Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20.