Carbohydrate and Fiber in Peas
- ½ cup peas: 7 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 4 grams fiber and 59 calories
- ½ cup cooked peas: 8 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 4 grams fiber and 67 calories
- ½ cup frozen uncooked peas: 7 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 3 grams fiber and 55 calories
Glycemic Index for PeasThree studies of fresh and frozen peas had an average glycemic index of 48.
Glycemic Load of Peas
- ½ cup raw peas: 4
½ cup cooked peas: 5
½ cup frozen uncooked peas: 4
Health Benefits of PeasPeas are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese, and most of the B vitamins. They are a very good source of vitamin A, magnesium, iron, potassium, zinc, copper and lutein.
More Information About 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).