Sugar Snap Peas or Snow pea

Peas, Edible-Podded, Raw [Snowpeas, Sugar Snap Peas] has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

The food contains 7.55g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 2.8 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Peas, Edible-Podded, Raw [Snowpeas, Sugar Snap Peas] has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein26%
 Calories from Fat4%
 Calories from Carbs70%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1086.9 IU21.7%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent54 mcg
Alpha Carotene44 mcg
Beta Carotene629.9 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin739.9 mcg
Vitamin C60 mg100%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.39 mg1.3%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin K25 mcg31.2%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.15 mg10%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.08 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.6 mg3%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.16 mg8%Mid 40%Average
Folate42 mcg10.5%Top 30%High
Food Folate42 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents42 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.75 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Choline17.4 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium43 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron2.1 mg11.6%Top 30%High
Magnesium24 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus53 mg5.3%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium200 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Sodium4 mg0.2%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.27 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.08 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.24 mg12.2%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.7 mcg1%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7.5 g2.5%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.6 g10.4%Top 30%High
Sugars4 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2.8 g5.6%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan27 mg
Threonine99 mg
Isoleucine161 mg
Leucine228 mg
Lysine202 mg
Methionine11 mg
Cystine32 mg
Phenylalanine90 mg
Tyrosine99 mg
Valine273 mg
Arginine134 mg
Histidine17 mg
Alanine58 mg
Aspartic Acid228 mg
Glutamic Acid448 mg
Glycine72 mg
Proline63 mg
Serine125 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.2 g0.31%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.04 g0.19%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids13 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids75 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water88.9 g
Ash0.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 42 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2 g 0.31%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g 0.19%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 7.5 g 2.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 2.8 g 5.6%

Vitamin A 21.7% Vitamin C 100%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 11.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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