Kale vs Peas: Choose Wisely

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Kale - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Kale - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Peas vs Kale: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gKalePeas
Calories49 81
Carbohydrates8.75 g14.45 g
Fat0.93 g0.4 g
Dietary fiber3.6 g5.1 g
Protein4.28 g5.42 g
Calcium150 mg25 mg
Iron1.47 mg1.47 mg
Magnessium47 mg33 mg
Potassium491 mg244 mg
Sodium38 mg5 mg
Zink0.56 mg1.24 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.11 mg0.266 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.13 mg0.132 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1 mg2.09 mg
Vitaminium B50.091 mg0.104 mg
Vitaminium B60.271 mg0.169 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)141 mg65 mg
Vitaminium C120 mg40 mg
Vitaminium K704.8 mg24.8 mg
Beta karoten5927 mg449 mg

Less Calories in Kale

At first glance, you can see that in kale is much less calories than in peas.

Kale has 49 kcal per 100g and peas 81 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 65%.

In kale and in peas most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare kale with peas in details.

Kale And Peas Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    peas - 65% more than kale
  • Carbohydrates:
    peas - 65% more than kale
  • Fat:
    kale - 133% more than peas
  • Dietary fiber:
    peas - 42% more than kale
  • Protein:
    peas - 27% more than kale

Less protein in kale

It is aslo easy to see see that in kale is less protein than in peas.

There is 5.42g per 100g of peas and 4.28g per 100g of kale so using simple math we can see that difference is about 27%.

Less carbohydrates in kale

In kale is less carbohydrates than in peas.

There is 14.45g/100g of carbohydrates in peas and 8.75g/100g in kale so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 65%.

More fat in kale

In kale is more fats than in peas.

The tables above show us that there is 0.4g/100g of fats in peas and 0.93g/100g in kale. In this case difference is about 133%.


  • Calories49
  • Carbohydrates8.75 g
  • Fat0.93 g
  • Dietary fiber3.6 g
  • Protein4.28 g
Kale calories per:
| ounce | handfull | cup | chopped

Calories source

  • 58% CARBS.
  • 28% PROTEIN
  • 14% FAT


  • Calories81
  • Carbohydrates14.45 g
  • Fat0.4 g
  • Dietary fiber5.1 g
  • Protein5.42 g
Peas calories per:
| ounce | single piece | handfull | tablespoon | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 70% CARBS
  • 26% PROTEIN
  • 4% FAT

Vitamins: peas vs kale

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    peas - 142% more than kale
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    peas - 2% more than kale
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    peas - 109% more than kale
  • Vitaminium B5:
    peas - 14% more than kale
  • Vitaminium B6:
    kale - 60% more than peas
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    kale - 117% more than peas
  • Vitaminium C:
    kale - 200% more than peas
  • Vitaminium K:
    kale - 2742% more than peas
  • Beta karoten:
    kale - 1220% more than peas

Minerals: kale vs peas

  • Calcium:
    kale - 500% more than peas
  • Iron:
    peas - 0% more than kale
  • Magnessium:
    kale - 42% more than peas
  • Potassium:
    kale - 101% more than peas
  • Sodium:
    kale - 660% more than peas
  • Zink:
    peas - 121% more than kale
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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