Peas vs Peanuts: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Peas - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Peanuts - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Peas

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

Peas has 81 kcal per 100g and peanuts 567 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 600%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in peas cames from carbs and in peanuts from fat.

See tables below to compare peas with peanuts in details.

Fact 2: Peas And Peanuts Nutrition Difference

Peanuts vs Peas: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gPeasPeanuts
Calories81 567
Carbohydrates14.45 g16.13 g
Fat0.4 g49.24 g
Dietary fiber5.1 g8.5 g
Protein5.42 g25.8 g
Calcium25 mg92 mg
Iron1.47 mg4.58 mg
Magnessium33 mg168 mg
Potassium244 mg705 mg
Sodium5 mg18 mg
Zink1.24 mg3.27 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.266 mg0.64 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.132 mg0.135 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)2.09 mg12.066 mg
Vitaminium B50.104 mg1.767 mg
Vitaminium B60.169 mg0.348 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)65 mg240 mg
Vitaminium E0.13 mg8.33 mg

Less protein in peas

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

There is 25.8g per 100g of peanuts and 5.42g per 100g of peas so using simple math we can see that difference is about 376%.

Less carbohydrates in peas

In peas is less carbohydrates than in peanuts.

There is 16.13g/100g of carbohydrates in peanuts and 14.45g/100g in peas so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 12%.

Less fat in peas

In peas is less fats than in peanuts.

The tables above show us that there is 49.24g/100g of fats in peanuts and 0.4g/100g in peas. In this case difference is about 12210%.


  • Calories81
  • Carbohydrates14.45 g
  • Fat0.4 g
  • Dietary fiber5.1 g
  • Protein5.42 g
Peas calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | handfull | tablespoon | cup | half cup

Calories source

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


  • Calories567
  • Carbohydrates16.13 g
  • Fat49.24 g
  • Dietary fiber8.5 g
  • Protein25.8 g
Peanuts calories per:
100g | ounce | handfull | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 11% CARBS
  • 17% PROTEIN
  • 73% FAT

Vitamins: peanuts vs peas

Minerals: peas vs peanuts

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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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