Brussels Sprouts vs. Pea Shoots

Nutrition comparison of Brussels Sprouts and Pea Shoots


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of brussels sprouts versus pea shoots (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in brussels sprouts and pea shoots:

  • Both brussels sprouts and pea shoots are high in Vitamin C and dietary fiber.
  • Brussels sprout has more pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.
  • Brussels sprout is a great source of calcium.
  • Brussels sprout is an excellent source of Vitamin K and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of brussels sprouts and pea shoots is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Brussels Sprouts (Brussels sprouts, raw) and Pea Shoots (ORGANIC PEA SHOOTS) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Brussels sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts of calories - brussels sprout has 43 calories per 100 grams and pea shoot has 35 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, brussels sprouts is similar to pea shoots for protein, carbs and fat. Brussels sprouts has a macronutrient ratio of 26:68:6 and for pea shoots, 23:69:8 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Brussels Sprouts Pea Shoots
Protein 26% 23%
Carbohydrates 68% 69%
Fat 6% 8%
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carbohydrates

Brussels sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts of carbs - brussels sprout has 9g of total carbs per 100 grams and pea shoot has 7.1g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both brussels sprouts and pea shoots are high in dietary fiber. Brussels sprout has 58% more dietary fiber than pea shoot - brussels sprout has 3.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and pea shoot has 2.4g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Brussels sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts of sugar - brussels sprout has 2.2g of sugar per 100 grams and pea shoot has 3.5g of sugar.

Protein

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Brussels sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts of protein - brussels sprout has 3.4g of protein per 100 grams and pea shoot has 2.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both brussels sprouts and pea shoots are low in saturated fat - brussels sprout has 0.06g of saturated fat per 100 grams and pea shoot does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both brussels sprouts and pea shoots are high in Vitamin C. Brussels sprout has 244% more Vitamin C than pea shoot - brussels sprout has 85mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and pea shoot has 24.7mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Brussels sprout has 217% more Vitamin A than pea shoot - brussels sprout has 38ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and pea shoot has 12ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Brussels sprout has more Vitamin E than pea shoot - brussels sprout has 0.88mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and pea shoot does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Brussels sprout is an excellent source of Vitamin K and it has more Vitamin K than pea shoot - brussels sprout has 177ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and pea shoot does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Brussels sprout has more pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6. Both brussels sprouts and pea shoots contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and folate.

Brussels Sprouts Pea Shoots
Thiamin 0.139 MG 0.1 MG
Riboflavin 0.09 MG 0.05 MG
Niacin 0.745 MG 1 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.309 MG ~
Vitamin B6 0.219 MG 0.1 MG
Folate 61 UG 62 UG

Minerals

calcium

Brussels sprout is a great source of calcium and it has 75% more calcium than pea shoot - brussels sprout has 42mg of calcium per 100 grams and pea shoot has 24mg of calcium.

iron

Brussels sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts of iron - brussels sprout has 1.4mg of iron per 100 grams and pea shoot has 1.3mg of iron.

potassium

Brussels sprout is an excellent source of potassium and it has 143% more potassium than pea shoot - brussels sprout has 389mg of potassium per 100 grams and pea shoot has 160mg of potassium.




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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Brussels Sprouts (Brussels sprouts, raw) and Pea Shoots (ORGANIC PEA SHOOTS) .

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FAQ

Does brussels sprouts or pea shoots contain more calories in 100 grams?
Brussels sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts of calories - brussels sprout has 43 calories in 100g and pea shoot has 35 calories.

Does brussels sprouts or pea shoots have more carbohydrates?
By weight, brussels sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts of carbs - brussels sprout has 9g of carbs for 100g and pea shoot has 7.1g of carbohydrates.

Does brussels sprouts or pea shoots contain more potassium?
Brussels sprout is a rich source of potassium and it has 140% more potassium than pea shoot - brussels sprout has 389mg of potassium in 100 grams and pea shoot has 160mg of potassium.

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