Peas Glorious Peas
Posted on 26th July 2017
A popular vegetable fresh and frozen with children and adults alike, green peas are low in calories (100g raw contains just 81 calories) in comparison with other beans and pulses. Like legumes they are a great source of protein (5g per 100g – the equivalent of 1 egg) and fibre which supports digestive health and will keep you feeling fuller longer. A great choice to boost your energy – peas provide plenty of B Vitamins and Iron plus Vitamin C for a healthy immune system. Plus peas provide Calcium, Copper, Manganese, Zinc and Vitamin K – all important nutrients for bone health. These little beauties are also a great choice for your heart, being rich in the phytosterol ß-sitosterol, known for its ability to help lower cholesterol levels.