Green Peas- benefits in Winter

Food Health

There are lots of health benefits of green pea that make it different from other vegetables. Winter are special because of Green Peas. You can add it into your daily diet in winter and get lots of below-mentined benefits:

Improves Eyesight: Peas contain the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. These nutrients help protect eyes from cataracts, age-related macular degeneration and works as a filter against blue light.

Supports digestion: Green peas are rich in fibre which promotes healthy digestion. It maintains the flow of waste through the digestive tract and gut health.

Promotes healthy blood sugar control: Green peas are high in fibre and protein, they also have a low glycemic index all of which are included in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.

Maintain Heart Health:– Magnesium, potassium and calcium are heart-healthy minerals found in peas. Peas help in preventing high blood pressure, which is a major risk factor for heart disease. The fibre content in peas can help in lowering levels of bad cholesterol in the body.

How to add peas to diet

You can fry them and add your desired spices to them to munch on
Add some semi boil peas to your salad
You can also accompany them with some veggies and pulav
Include peas in your pasta and enjoy peasy pasta
Combine peas with another herb and make it a yummy spread