May reduce risk of diabetes
Reduces risk of oral cancers
Reduces risk of ovarian cancer
Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 118; Fat: .6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 7mg; Carbs: 21g; Fiber:7g; Sugars: 8g; Protein: 8g; Potassium: 10%DV; Vitamin A: 22%DV; Vitamin C: 96%DV; Calcium: 3%DV; Iron: 11%DV
Did You Know?
- One serving of peas contains as much as Vitamin C as two large apples!
- The proper etiquette for eating peas is to squash them on the back of your fork.
- It is believed that peas that are boiled with onions, and spiced with cinnamon, is a powerful aphrodisiac.
Ways to Eat:
- The earliest pea is thought to have dated back to 4800BC to 4400BC in the Nile Delta area
- California leads the U.S. in pea production (nearly 85% are grown there), with the rest grown mainly in Florida
- Peas are said to give relief to ulcer pains in the stomach because they help reduce stomach acids