7 Effective Health Benefits of Eating Green Pies

Green Peas are a unique assortment of phytonutrients that protect our health. Peas contain natural sugar and starch in them, which makes them appropriate for culinary purposes. These can be added to rice, soups, noodles, pasta, curries, pickles, etc. Green Peas, known as Matar in Hindi Language, are small spherical-shaped seeds in a pod fruit that is called Pisum sativum. Its botanically called a fruit, but its considered as a vegetable as well. This one is cultivated in the cold season. Its highly rich in proteins which helps to prevent many disorders.

This veggie-cum-fruit contains many other nutrients, making it a perfect choice to shape a healthy body. It mainly includes vitamins C, A, K, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin) and B6 and manganese, fiber, folate, iron, phosphorus, niacin, potassium, copper and magnesium. So, want to know its health benefits?? Then, read this information:

High Fiber - Eating pea helps in meeting your daily fiber needs. This nutrient helps to you to manage your weight by giving you the feeling of 'fullness'. It also reduces the high level of bad cholesterol or LDL (low density lipoprotein).

Healthy Heart - The use of this veggie even helps to improve your heart health. Pea is high in the content of lutein which is a nonprovitamin A carotenoid. It works like an antioxidant and protects your cells from the distress of oxidation. This one prevents the formation of plaque around the walls of the arteries of the heart.
Healthy eyes- Due to the presence of vitamin A in pea, it helps to form a fine health of the eyes. It protects the eyes from the problems of cataracts and macular degeneration.

Rich Iron Source-  If you take pea daily then it completes your daily iron needs. The major part of this nutrient is stored in hemoglobin. Its a protein which carries oxygen to all the parts of the body. So if you take lesser amounts of iron then there occurs a decrease in the supply of oxygen that leaves your feeling tired and fatigued. Eating pea helps to prevent this ill condition and keeps you active. It also treats the problem of anemia which arises due to the lack of enough iron in your body.

Healthy Digestion - As pea contains a good amount of fiber, so it helps in carrying out a healthy digestion process. It prevents the problem of constipation and facilitates a fine bowel movement.

Prevents Cancer - This vegetable contains certain phytonutrients, Saponins, that helps to prevent cancers. It mainly includes stomach or gastric cancer.

Other Benefits - Pea holds a good amount of flavanols that helps in reducing the risk of diabetes, arthritis and various cardiovascular problems.

*Due to the presence of purines in this vegetable, it is not so good for the patients of gout, arthritis and kidney stones. Otherwise, its very healthy for everyone.
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