Disease fighting factors of Green Peas

Nutritional value of Green Peas:

1 cup of cooked peas contains 70 calories and 0 fat. They also contain vitamin B6, B9 and K as well as minerals.

Green peas nutritional value
Green Peas infographic

Disease-fighting factor:

  1. The fiber in green peas helps prevent constipation.
  2. The vitamin B9 in green beans helps prevent birth defects in babies.
  3. Peas contain carotenoids known as lutein and zeaxanthin which prevent eye diseases in the elderly.

Interesting fact:

A study found that eating green peas each day reduced the risk of developing cancer of the stomach.

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