Peas

Peas are a part of the legume family and are considered to be a ‘starchy vegetable’ because they are high in complex carbohydrates. They are high in plant based protein, low in calories, low GI and also contain anti-inflammatory properties.

 

  • 62calories / 100g
  • 83% water

 

Great source of:

  • Vitamin B6, C & K
  • Copper
  • Folate
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Phosphorous
  • Potassium
  • Riboflavin (B2)
  • Thiamin (B1)
  • Zinc
  • Dietary fibre

 

Peas may:

  • Prevent inflammation
  • Prevent heart disease
  • Prevent Type II diabetes
  • Prevent arthritis
  • Support blood sugar regulation
  • Protect against stomach cancer
  • Support healthy glowing skin
  • Support strong immunity
  • Prevent Alzheimer’s disease
  • Reduce ‘bad’ cholesterol