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Peas

Peas are one of the most nutritious vegetables available and are an important source of a number of important nutrients. Here are some of the health benefits of eating peas:

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Protein

Peas are one of the few vegetables that contain a significant amount of protein, making them a good alternative to meat. There are approximately 5g of protein per 100g. peas.

Antioxidants

Peas contain a number of important antioxidants that help your body maintain a healthy immune system.

Dietary fibers

Peas are a good source of fiber, which can help keep you full and help regulate your digestion. It's about. 4g of fiber per 100g. peas.

Vitamins

Peas are a good source of vitamins such as C, A and K. 

Healthy carbs

Peas contain healthy carbohydrates that give you energy without causing a rapid rise and fall in blood sugar.

Minerals

Peas are also a good source of  minerals such as folate and iron. In addition, magnesium, carotene, potassium and phosphorus are found in fresh Danish peas.

But what should I use the vitamins and minerals for?

Vitamin C is a necessity for our connective tissue and a daily intake of at least 75mg is recommended.

Vitamin K helps your wounds to heal.

Vitamin A strengthens your eyes and helps maintain good vision

Folate is necessary for the body to form red blood cells.

Ironis an important soldier for the body as it is needed to produce haemoglobin, which transports oxygen around the body. 

Phosphorus is important for bones and teeth to maintain them, as well as to build them.

Potassium helps to regulate the fluid balance and works for your blood pressure, as well as helping the nervous system, your muscles and heart to function.

Carotene is one of the body's antioxidants, which help to fight harmful substances.

Magnesium is good for the metabolism and thus helps to maintain the insulin level for diabetics with type-2.

So if you are looking for a vegetable that can help you maintain a healthy diet, peas are a good choice. They are easy to prepare and can be used in many ways in the kitchen, so you will never get bored eating them.

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