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Green peas: these vitamins are in it

What vitamins do green peas contain? And what other nutritional values ​​are included? You can read this in our vitamin guide

Peas: an overview of vitamins


Value per 100 g

Vitamin A (retinol equivalent)

70 µg

Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

300 µg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)

160 µg

Niacin (vitamin B3)

2380 µg

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid)

720 µg

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)

160 µg

Biotin (vitamin B7)

5 µg

Folic acid (vitamin B9)

159 µg

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin)


vitamin C

25,000 µg

Vitamin D


Vitamin E (alpha tocopherol)

63 µg

Vitamin K

36 µg

Green peas are a great source of the following vitamins

Green peas are especially rich Vitamin B1. 100 g contains up to 300 µg.

The vitamin is involved in the energy metabolism of the cells. It supports the production and storage of energy as well as the maintenance of nerve and heart muscle tissue. A loss of up to 30 percent can result from the effects of oxygen, heat, light and leaching in water. In addition, skeletal muscle wasting, edema or heart muscle weakness can be the result.

The recommended daily dose is 1100 µg, which corresponds to an amount of 367 g green peas. This information is aimed at healthy adults. For children and adolescents, the recommended daily dose for vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, is lower. Breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women need a little more thiamine in the final weeks of pregnancy.

A loss of up to 30 percent can result from the effects of oxygen, heat, light and leaching in water.

In addition, green peas contain a lot Folic acid. An amount of 100 g contains 159 µg of the vitamin. The water-soluble vitamin is important for growth processes and cell division and extremely important for the development of the nervous system of unborn babies. If there is a folic acid deficiency, this promotes degenerative diseases such as dementia and arteriosclerosis. During pregnancy it can lead to deformities of the embryo. Anemia is a symptom of deficiency.

189 g of green peas contain the recommended daily dose of 300 µg. This vitamin B9 value relates to a healthy, adult human. With 450 µg folic acid per day, breastfeeding women need a little more vitamin B9. During pregnancy, the daily requirement of 550 µg of vitamin B9 is even higher.

Vitamin B9 is very sensitive. Heat, oxygen, light and leaching can cause losses of 30–90 percent.

In addition, vitamin B3 is found in significant amounts in peas.

The most important minerals at a glance


Value per 100 g


26 mg


252 mg


36 mg


2 mg


118 mg

That's how many calories there are in green peas


Value per 100 g

Energy (kilocalories)

82 kcal

Energy (kilojoules)

342 kj