Carrots vs. Sprouted Peas

Nutrition comparison of Carrots and Sprouted Peas


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

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

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

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


Image of Carrots src
Image of Sprouted Peas src

Calories and Carbs

calories

Sprouted pea is high in calories and carrot has 67% less calories than sprouted pea - carrot has 41 calories per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 124 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, carrots is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to sprouted peas for fat. Carrots has a macronutrient ratio of 9:87:5 and for sprouted peas, 24:72:4 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Carrots Sprouted Peas
Protein 9% 24%
Carbohydrates 87% 72%
Fat 5% 4%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

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

dietary fiber

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

sugar

Sprouted pea has less sugar than carrot - carrot has 4.7g of sugar per 100 grams and sprouted pea does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

protein

Sprouted pea is a great source of protein and it has 846% more protein than carrot - carrot has 0.93g of protein per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 8.8g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

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

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Sprouted pea has 76% more Vitamin C than carrot - carrot has 5.9mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 10.4mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Carrot is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has more Vitamin A than sprouted pea - carrot has 835ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and sprouted pea does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Carrot has more Vitamin E than sprouted pea - carrot has 0.66mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and sprouted pea does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Carrot has more Vitamin K than sprouted pea - carrot has 13.2ug 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 folate. Both carrots and sprouted peas contain significant amounts of Vitamin B6.

Carrots Sprouted Peas
Thiamin 0.066 MG 0.225 MG
Riboflavin 0.058 MG 0.155 MG
Niacin 0.983 MG 3.088 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.273 MG 1.029 MG
Vitamin B6 0.138 MG 0.265 MG
Folate 19 UG 144 UG

Minerals

calcium

Carrots and sprouted peas contain similar amounts of calcium - carrot has 33mg of calcium per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 36mg of calcium.

iron

Sprouted pea is a great source of iron and it has 653% more iron than carrot - carrot has 0.3mg of iron per 100 grams and sprouted pea has 2.3mg of iron.

potassium

Both carrots and sprouted peas are high in potassium. Sprouted pea has 19% more potassium than carrot - carrot has 320mg 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 carrot per 100 grams.

Carrots Sprouted Peas
alpha linoleic acid 0.002 G 0.061 G
Total 0.002 G 0.061 G

omega 6s

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

Carrots Sprouted Peas
linoleic acid 0.1 G 0.265 G
Total 0.1 G 0.265 G



Customize your serving size


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

Carrots g

()
Daily Values (%)

Sprouted Peas g

()
KCAL %
calories
KCAL %
G %
carbohydrates
G %
G %
dietary fiber
G %
G sugar G
G %
total fat
G %
G %
saturated fat
G %
G monounsaturated fat G
G polyunsaturated fat G
G trans fat G
MG cholesterol MG
MG %
sodium
MG %
Vitamins and Minerals
UG %
Vitamin A
UG %
MG %
Vitamin C
MG %
IU %
Vitamin D
IU %
MG %
calcium
MG %
MG %
iron
MG %
MG %
magnesium
MG %
MG %
potassium
MG %
MG %
thiamin (Vit B1)
MG %
MG %
riboflavin (Vit B2)
MG %
MG %
niacin (Vit B3)
MG %
MG %
Vitamin B6
MG %
MG %
pantothenic acid (Vit B5)
MG %
UG %
folate (Vit B9)
UG %
UG %
Vitamin B12
UG %
MG %
Vitamin E
MG %
UG %
Vitamin K
UG %
G %
protein
G %
UG %
biotin (Vit B7)
UG %
MG %
choline
MG %
MG %
chlorine
MG %
UG %
chromium
UG %
MG %
copper
MG %
UG %
fluoride
UG %
UG %
iodine
UG %
MG %
manganese
MG %
UG %
molybdenum
UG %
MG %
phosphorus
MG %
UG %
selenium
UG %
MG %
zinc
MG %
G Water G
G Starch G
G Alcohol G