Pea Shoots vs. Radish Sprouts

Nutrition comparison of Pea Shoots and Radish Sprouts


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

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

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

  • Both radish sprouts and pea shoots are high in Vitamin C.
  • Pea shoot is a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Radish sprout has more niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.
  • Radish sprout is a great source of calcium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of pea shoots and radish sprouts 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: Pea Shoots (ORGANIC PEA SHOOTS) and Radish Sprouts (Radish seeds, sprouted, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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

For macronutrient ratios, pea shoots is lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and much lighter in fat compared to radish sprouts per calorie. Pea shoots has a macronutrient ratio of 23:69:8 and for radish sprouts, 28:28:45 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Pea Shoots Radish Sprouts
Protein 23% 28%
Carbohydrates 69% 28%
Fat 8% 45%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Radish sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts carbs - radish sprout has 3.6g of total carbs per 100 grams and pea shoot has 7.1g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Pea shoot is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than radish sprout - pea shoot has 2.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and radish sprout does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Radish sprout has less sugar than pea shoot - pea shoot has 3.5g of sugar per 100 grams and radish sprout does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

protein

Radish sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts of protein - radish sprout has 3.8g of protein per 100 grams and pea shoot has 2.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both radish sprouts and pea shoots are low in saturated fat - radish sprout has 0.77g of saturated fat per 100 grams and pea shoot does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both radish sprouts and pea shoots are high in Vitamin C. Radish sprout has 17% more Vitamin C than pea shoot - radish sprout has 28.9mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and pea shoot has 24.7mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Radish sprouts and pea shoots contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - radish sprout has 20ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and pea shoot has 12ug of Vitamin A.

The B Vitamins

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

Pea Shoots Radish Sprouts
Thiamin 0.1 MG 0.102 MG
Riboflavin 0.05 MG 0.103 MG
Niacin 1 MG 2.853 MG
Pantothenic acid ~ 0.733 MG
Vitamin B6 0.1 MG 0.285 MG
Folate 62 UG 95 UG

Minerals

calcium

Radish sprout is a great source of calcium and it has 113% more calcium than pea shoot - radish sprout has 51mg of calcium per 100 grams and pea shoot has 24mg of calcium.

iron

Pea shoot has 48% more iron than radish sprout - radish sprout has 0.86mg of iron per 100 grams and pea shoot has 1.3mg of iron.

potassium

Pea shoot has 86% more potassium than radish sprout - radish sprout has 86mg 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: Pea Shoots (ORGANIC PEA SHOOTS) and Radish Sprouts (Radish seeds, sprouted, raw) .

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