1. Peas are low in fat and high in protein, fibre and micronutrients.
2. It has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that protect the heart.
3. Peas help in the regulation of blood sugar.
4. It contains a polyphenol that helps prevent stomach cancer.
5. A study held in Mexico City found that 2mg a day of this phytonutrient was enough to prevent stomach cancer; a cup of peas has five times that quantity.
(In arrangement with SMARTlife)