Green peas are sweet, crisp and low in fat and calories. They’re rich in fiber, B Vitamins, and minerals, which makes this delicious vegetable a nutritious addition to any salad or snack.

Health benefits of peas include:

  • Regulating blood sugar levels
  • Building up resistance to common colds and the flu
  • Combats the development of stomach cancer

Additionally, peas have four primary antioxidants that enhance the immune system and have anti-aging properties. Their anti-inflammatory qualities also enable them to prevent arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, bronchitis, and osteoporosis.

Featured Meal: Build Your Own Bowl

Build Your Own Bowl by adding peas and your other favorite vegetables! Begin with a base of greens or grains, add any fresh ingredients, and then choose a broth or dressing!