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Sugar snaps

Sugar snaps

Protein

Sugar snaps contain protein, making them a good alternative to animal protein. There are approximately 3.5g of protein per 100g. peas.

Antioxidants

Sugar snaps contains good antioxidants and helps the body to maintain a healthy immune system. 

Dietary fibers

Sugar snaps are a good source of fiber, which can help keep you full and help regulate your digestion. It's about. 2.4g of fiber per 100g. 

Vitamins

Sugar snaps contain C-, A- og K-vitamin. 

Healthy carbs

the legumes contains healthy carbs that helps to maintain a stable blood sugar flow. 

Minerals

In sugar snaps you will find minerals such as folate and iron. Also potassium and sodium is found.

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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