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Green Peas (unpeeled)

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Description

  1. Weight Loss
    Peas are a low fat and a low calorie food type. Hence, they are mostly included in vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian diets, due to the ease in managing the body weight. Green veggies are already considered as a source of good health, but when talking about peas, they help in managing your weight effectively. Peas are relatively low in calories when compared to cowpeas and beans.
  2. Stomach Cancer:
    These tiny ingredients in your plate have the capacity to prevent dreadful diseases like stomach cancer. Its protective polyphenol content called coumestrol is known to prevent cancer which is abundant in peas.
  3. Immunity:
    High levels of antioxidants in peas prevent several reactions in the body that may cause serious diseases. They are rich sources of many minerals such as iron, calcium, zinc, copper,
  4. Anti-Aging:
    Peas are also helpful in anti-aging of the skin. The antioxidants which are present in it such as flavonoids, catechin, epicatechin, carotenoid, alpha carotene etc. are helpful in preventing the aging process of your skin and tends to provide a natural glow to the skin.
  5. Alzheimer’s and Arthritis:
    Vitamin K present in peas helps you in the prevention of serious diseases like Alzheimer’s and arthritis. In Alzheimer’s afflicted patients, regular consumption of peas limits neuronal damage in the brain. Garden peas are considered to be the best source of vitamin K.
  6. Blood Sugar:
    High fiber and protein content in peas makes sugar digestion slower. Peas do not contain any extra sugars like white sugar or chemicals and hence, it enables blood sugar regulation in the body. Pea proteins play a very important role in this action.
  7. Good for Expectant Mothers:
    Fresh pea pods are considered as an excellent source of folic acid. Folates are B-complex vitamins that are required for DNA synthesis inside the cell. Research studies suggest that adequate amount of folate rich foods in expectant mothers would help in preventing neural tube defects in the newborn babies. So, peas are good for expectant mothers and the health of new born babies.
  8. Improves Digestion:
    The high dietary fiber content of peas makes them a good digestion aid. The fiber also improves the metabolism of the body in general by improving digestion.
  9. Good for Eye-Sight:
    Peas have adequate amount of anti-oxidant flavonoids like lutein, carotenes, zea-xanthin as well as vitamin-A. Vitamin A is one of the essential nutrients which are required for maintaining the health of mucus membranes, skin and eye-sight.

Preservation Methods

preservation: 
  1. The season for Peas begins in November and is found in abundance till the end of March. You can easily preserve fresh Peas in the refrigerator for a longer period of time.You need fresh, tender and god quality Peas for preservation.
  2. Start with peeling the Green Peas and while doing it take out all the bad Peas. Wash them twice and strain any excess water.
    Now boil the Peas for 2 minutes in a deep pan filled with enough water to dip all the Peas. Cover the pan with a lid. Sieve the peas to strain any excess water.
nutrition: 

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)

Energy

339 kJ (81 cal)

Carbohydrates

14.45 g

Sugars

5.67 g

Dietary fiber

5.1 g

Fat

0.4 g

Protein

5.42 g

Vitamins

Vitamin A equiv

38 µg

5%

Betacarotene

449 µg

4%

Lutein Zeaxanthin

2477 µg

Thiamine(B1)

0.266 mg

23%

Riboflavin(B2)

0.132 mg

11%

Niacin(B3)

2.09 mg

14%

Vitamin B6

0.169 mg

13%

Folate (B9)

65 µg

16%

Vitamin C

40 mg

48%

Vitamin E

0.13 mg

1%

Vitamin K

24.8 µg

24%

Trace metals

Calcium

25 mg

3%

Iron

1.47 mg

11%

Magnesium

33 mg

9%

Manganese

0.41 mg

20%

Phosphorus

108 mg

15%

Potassium

244 mg

5%

Sodium

5 mg

0%

Zinc

1.24 mg

13%