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Organic Green Split Peas, 10 Pounds - Non-GMO, Kosher, Raw, Dried, Great for Pea Soup, High in Protein and Fiber, Bulk, Product of Canada - by Food to Live

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Organic Green Split Peas, 10 Pounds - Non-GMO, Kosher, Raw, Dried, Great for Pea Soup, High in Protein and Fiber, Bulk, Product of Canada - by Food to Live

One of the first food crops ever to be cultivated, probably originated in the Mediterranean region and Western Asia. High in fiber, protein and carbohydrates, iron, potassium, vitamin A, thiamine and riboflavin, peas provide excellent nutrition at a very low cost. They can be grown in dark or light. When grown completely in the dark, the sprouts have the look and taste of thin yellow asparagus. Health Benefits: Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vek and taste of thin yellow asparagus. Health Benefits: Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetables, rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants. Peas are relatively low in calories on comparison with beans, and cowpeas. 100 g of green peas provide only 81 calories, and no cholesterol. Nonetheless, the legumes are a good source of proteins, and soluble as well as insoluble fiber. Fresh pea pods are excellent source of folic acid. 100 g provides 65 µg or 16% of recommended daily levels of folates. Folates are B-complex vitamins required for DNA synthesis inside the cell. Well established research studies suggest that adequate folate rich foods in expectant mothers would help prevent neural tube defects in the newborn babies. Fresh green peas are very good in ascorbic acid (vitamin C). Contain 40 mg/100 g or 67% of daily requirement of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful natural water-soluble anti-oxidant. Vegetables rich in this vitamin helps body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals from the body. Peas contain phytosterols especially ß-sitosterol. Studies suggest that vegetables like legumes, fruits and cereals rich in plant sterols help lower cholesterol levels in the body. Nutritional info: Vitamins A, B, C and E Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus Amino Acids Protein: 25%. read more