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Include Green Peas in your Diet and get These Surprising Health Benefits

Pritam Kashyap
Pritam Kashyap
Why you must eat Green Peas

Green pea (matar) belongs to the legume family which is commonly available during the winter season and these tiny seeds can be added to several foods. Not many are aware of the health benefits of green peas so let me tell you that these tiny seeds will not only enhance the taste of your food but will also add a wide range of nutrients to your diet.  

Green peas are filled with nutrients that vegetarians should not miss, even several kinds of research have also elaborated the role of green peas in preventing some of the chronic diseases. Here are listed some of the incredible health benefits of green peas. 

Here are the top five health benefits of green peas: 

  1. Boost immunity & good for the heart

Vitamin C and antioxidants present in green peas help in building immunity and other minerals like magnesium and potassium are beneficial for the heart. These also help in controlling high blood pressure. 

  1. Helps in reducing weight

Green peas may reduce your appetite as these are loaded with protein and fibre. Both of these promote fullness and make you consume fewer calories even you can prepare soup with green peas for effective weight losses it is also low in calories. 

  1. Good source of protein from plant

Protein is essential for your health and growth in several ways. Around half cup of peas contains 4 grams of protein and apart from this it also contains iron, phosphorus, folate and vitamin A, K and C. It also helps with weight loss and promotes muscle strength. 

  1. Regulates healthy blood sugar levels

Green Peas can also help in regulating healthy blood sugar levels as the low GI score of peas also makes them diabetic-friendly. Some studies also suggest that green peas prevent blood sugars from rising too quickly and reduce the risk of diabetes as well. 

  1. Good for digestion

The high amount of fibre present in green peas promotes healthy digestive health. Fibre improves bowel movements and also prevents conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation and others. 

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