1 cup= 115 Calories
Pea is a frost- hardy, cool -season vegetable that can be grown throughout most of the United States, wherever a cool season of sufficient duration exists. Given their exceptionally strong nutrient composition, peas should be a regular participant in every healthy persons diet. Despite the lack of studies directly linking green pea intake to improved health, we believe that the outstanding nutrient composition of green peas will eventually be shown to have far-reaching health benefits, extending well beyond the ones presented in this Health Benefits section. Today peas most well known health benefit is their anti-inflammatory and high antioxidant content.
PHYTONUTRIENTS: peas are anexceptional source of saponins, which are key anti-inflammatory nutrients.
VITAMIN C & E: An excellent source.