How long does it take to digest peas?


Interesting factoids – several foods and how long does it take to digest them?  This list shows how long it takes for your stomach to digest the item of food..

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Peas take 3.25 hours to digest, so don’t eat at bedtime!  😉

Below is the digestion time of various foods

Note: It is best for foods that take more than 2 3/4 hours, eat them no later than 15 minutes plus the digestion time

Food

Time To Digest

Almond

2 1/2 Hours 

Apple, Fresh

2 3/4 Hours 

Apricot, Fresh

2 3/4 Hours 

Artichoke

2 Hours 

Asparagus

2 1/4 Hours 

Avocado

1 3/4 Hours 

Barley

3 3/4 Hours 

Basmati Rice

2 1/2 Hours 

Bean

2 1/2 Hours 

Beet

2 3/4 Hours 

Beet Greens

2 Hours 

Blackberry

2 1/2 Hours 

Blueberry

2 Hours 

Broccoli

3 Hours

Brown Rice

2 Hours 

Brussels Sprouts

4 Hours 

Cabbage

3 Hours

Cantaloupe

3 1/4 Hours 

Carrot

2 1/4 Hours 

Casaba Melon

3 1/4 Hours 

Cashew Nut

3 1/4 Hours 

Cauliflower

2 1/4 Hours 

Celery

3 1/4 Hours 

Chestnut

2 3/4 Hours 

Coconut Meat, Dried

3 1/4 Hours 

Coconut Meat, Fresh

2 3/4 Hours 

Coconut Milk

2 Hours 

Cranberry

3 1/4 Hours 

Cucumber

3 1/4 Hours 

Currant

2 3/4 Hours 

Dandelion

2 1/2 Hours 

Date

2 1/2 Hours 

Eggplant

3 1/2 Hours 

Endive (Escarole)

3 Hours

Fig, Dried

2 1/2 Hours 

Fig, Fresh

2 1/4 Hours 

Filbert Nut

3 Hours

Garlic

2 Hours 

Gooseberry

2 1/2 Hours 

Grapefruit

2 Hours 

Grapes

1 3/4 Hours 

Greens

2 1/2 Hours 

Greens Peas, Dried

3 1/2 Hours 

Honeydew Melon

3 1/4 Hours 

Horseradish

4 Hours 

Irish Moss

1 1/2 Hours 

Kohlrabi

3 Hours

Leek

2 1/2 Hours 

Lemon

1 1/2 Hours 

Lentil

3 Hours

Lettuce: Cos, Loose Leaf, Iceberg

2 1/4 Hours 

Lima

2 1/2 Hours 

Lime

3 Hours

Millet

3 1/4 Hours 

Mango

1 3/4 Hours 

Mushroom

2 1/2 Hours 

Mustard

3 1/2 Hours 

Okra

2 1/2 Hours 

Olive Oil

3 1/4 Hours 

Olive, Ripe

1 3/4 Hours 

Onion

3 1/4 Hours 

Orange

2 Hours 

Parsley

1 1/4 Hours

Peach, Dried

2 3/4 Hours 

Peach, Fresh

2 1/2 Hours 

Peanut

3 1/4 Hours 

Pear, Fresh

2 1/4 Hours 

Peas, Fresh

3 1/4 Hours 

Pecan

2 3/4 Hours 

Persimmon

3 3/4 Hours 

Pignolia

2 3/4 Hours 

Pineapple

2 1/4 Hours 

Plum

2 3/4 Hours 

Pomegranate

3 1/4 Hours 

Potato

2 Hours 

Prune, Dried

3 Hours

Pumpkin

3 1/4 Hours 

Quince

3 3/4 Hours 

Radish

3 1/4 Hours 

Raisin

2 Hours 

Raspberry

1 3/4 Hours 

Red Cabbage

3 3/4 Hours 

Rhubarb

3 Hours

Turnip

4 Hours

Rutabaga

3 1/4 Hours 

Rye

3 1/2 Hours 

Safflower Oil

3 1/2 Hours 

Sesame Seed Oil

3 1/2 Hours 

Snap Bean

3 1/4 Hours 

Soybean

3 Hours

Soybean Oil

3 Hours

Spinach

3 Hours

Strawberry

2 1/4 Hours 

Summer Squash

2 3/4 Hours 

Sweet Cherry

2 Hours 

Sweet Corn

3 Hours

Sweet Green Pepper

3 1/4 Hours 

Sweet Potato

3 1/4 Hours 

Swiss Chard

3 Hours

Tomato

2 Hours 

Turnip Greens

3 1/4 Hours 

Walnut

3 Hours

Watercress

3 1/4 Hours 

Watermelon

2 3/4 Hours 

Wheat

3 3/4 Hours 

Wheat Bran

2 3/4 Hours 

Wheat Germ

3 Hours

White Bean

3 Hours

White Rice

2 1/2 Hours 

Winter Squash

3 Hours

* Source: Ford Heritage, Composition and Facts about Foods (Mokelumne Hill, Calif.: Health

Research).

Credit: http://www.unani.com/digestion_time_of_foods.htm

2 thoughts on “How long does it take to digest peas?

  1. WOW!
    that was very interesting!
    This will help me tremendously with Sam…he sometimes doesn’t go right to sleep at night…I often wondered if it was something he ATE!
    Thanks for this!

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