Beets vs. Sprouted Peas

Nutrition comparison of Beets and Sprouted Peas


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

We compared the nutritional contents of beets versus sprouted peas (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in beets and sprouted peas:

  • Both beets and sprouted peas are high in potassium.
  • Beet has 65% less carbohydrates than sprouted pea.
  • Beet is a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Sprouted pea has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.
  • Sprouted pea is a great source of iron and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of beets and sprouted peas 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: Beets (Beets, raw) and Sprouted Peas (Peas, mature seeds, sprouted, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Sprouted pea is high in calories and beet has 65% less calories than sprouted pea - beet has 43 calories per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 124 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, beets is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to sprouted peas for fat. Beets has a macronutrient ratio of 14:83:3 and for sprouted peas, 24:72:4 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Beets Sprouted Peas
Protein 14% 24%
Carbohydrates 83% 72%
Fat 3% 4%
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carbohydrates

Beet has 65% less carbohydrates than sprouted pea - beet has 9.6g of total carbs per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 27.1g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Beet is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than sprouted pea - beet has 2.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and sprouted pea does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Sprouted pea has less sugar than beet - beet has 6.8g of sugar per 100 grams and sprouted pea does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

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Sprouted pea is a great source of protein and it has 447% more protein than beet - beet has 1.6g of protein per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 8.8g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both beets and sprouted peas are low in saturated fat - beet has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 0.12g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Sprouted pea has 112% more Vitamin C than beet - beet has 4.9mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 10.4mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Beets and sprouted peas contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - beet has 2ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and sprouted pea does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Beets and sprouted peas contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - beet has 0.04mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and sprouted pea does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Beets and sprouted peas contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - beet has 0.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and sprouted pea does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Sprouted pea has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6. Both beets and sprouted peas contain significant amounts of folate.

Beets Sprouted Peas
Thiamin 0.031 MG 0.225 MG
Riboflavin 0.04 MG 0.155 MG
Niacin 0.334 MG 3.088 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.155 MG 1.029 MG
Vitamin B6 0.067 MG 0.265 MG
Folate 109 UG 144 UG

Minerals

calcium

Sprouted pea has 125% more calcium than beet - beet has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 36mg of calcium.

iron

Sprouted pea is a great source of iron and it has 183% more iron than beet - beet has 0.8mg of iron per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 2.3mg of iron.

potassium

Both beets and sprouted peas are high in potassium. Sprouted pea has 17% more potassium than beet - beet has 325mg of potassium per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 381mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, sprouted pea has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than beet per 100 grams.

Beets Sprouted Peas
alpha linoleic acid 0.005 G 0.061 G
Total 0.005 G 0.061 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, sprouted pea has more linoleic acid than beet per 100 grams.

Beets Sprouted Peas
linoleic acid 0.055 G 0.265 G
Total 0.055 G 0.265 G



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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: Beets (Beets, raw) and Sprouted Peas (Peas, mature seeds, sprouted, raw) .

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