Green peas (Pisum sativum) are nutrient-dense, green legume seeds found in hard pods. They have a slightly sweet taste due to their starch content.
They contain high concentrations of starch, dietary fiber, protein, vitamins and phytochemicals that are associated with many health benefits
Green peas are especially a good option for vegans and vegetarians due to their high protein content. However, they lack a few amino acids that should be complemented with other protein rich foods.
Green peas are cost-effective and rich in nutrients. They can be added to soups, stews, salads, and various other dishes. They are rich in phytonutrients that can help manage blood sugar and reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disorders, and diabetes.