Fresh Pea’s in the Box, 400 grams
Peas are having high concentration of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytonutrients in peas provides important health benefits that range from keeping your eyes healthy. Peas contain the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. These nutrients help protect your eyes from chronic diseases, such as cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. Lutein and zeaxanthin act as filters from harmful blue light, which contributes to cataracts and macular degeneration.
Peas are rich in coumestrol, a nutrient that plays a role in protecting against stomach cancer. A 2009 study done in Mexico City showed that daily intake of peas and other legumes lowered the risk of stomach cancer by 50%.
Peas are also rich in fiber, which helps move food through your gut for easier digestion.
Peas are packed with antioxidants, which help build your immune system. The following are nutrients in peas that act as antioxidants:
— Vitamin C
— Vitamin E