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.
- The fiber in green peas helps prevent constipation.
- The vitamin B9 in green beans helps prevent birth defects in babies.
- Peas contain carotenoids known as lutein and zeaxanthin which prevent eye diseases in the elderly.
A study found that eating green peas each day reduced the risk of developing cancer of the stomach.