Black Eyed Peas (Cowpeas), Raw

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Black Eyed Peas (Cowpeas), Raw described in ORAC units is: 4,343 μ mol TE/100g.


Sometimes referred to as crowder and cowpeas, are black eye peas healthy for you? When cooked they have a low glycemic index of 33, which makes them good for diabetics. Antioxidant content testing was not performed on the cooked version, but the raw peas have an ample amount of antioxidants in them.

ORAC Source

USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, Release 2 - Prepared by Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - May 2010