Green Peas NutritionFacts And Health Benefits
* A pea is a most commonly green, occasionally purple or golden yellow, pod-shaped vegetable, widely grown as a cool seaso...
* These spherical seeds not only add a sweet and starchy flavor to manycuisines, but also impress the people from all age ...
Nutritional Value & Calories In Green Pea
Health Benefits Of Green Peas* Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetables, rich inhealth benefiting p...
* Peas contain phytosterols especially ß-sitosterol. Studies suggest thatvegetables like legumes, fruits and cereals rich ...
How To Grow Green Peas* The ideal growing weather is moist with temperatures between 60 and65 degrees Fahrenheit.* Plant g...
Harvest Green Peas* The time from planting to harvest is 55 to 80 days.* Pick shelling peas when the pods are full and gre...
Types of Green Peas* Little Marvel, harvest at 63 days, has compact growth and producesdark green pods.* Wando, harvest at...
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Green Peas Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits
Green Peas Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits
Green Peas Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits
Green Peas Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits
Green Peas Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits
Green Peas Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits
Green Peas Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits
Green Peas Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits
Green Peas Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits
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Green peas are believed to be one of the earliest food crops that the mankind succeeded to cultivate. Originally belonging to the regions of Central Asia, peas are grown all over the world these days. These essential nutrients are also useful for maintaining the bone strength. To know more about green peas visit here: http://dir.indiamart.com/impcat/green-peas.html

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  1. 1. Green Peas NutritionFacts And Health Benefits
  2. 2. * A pea is a most commonly green, occasionally purple or golden yellow, pod-shaped vegetable, widely grown as a cool season vegetable crop.The seeds may be planted as soon as the soil temperature reaches 10 °C(50 °F), with the plants growing best at temperatures of 13 to 18 °C (55to 64 °F).* Peas are probably originated in the sub-Himalayan plains of north-west India. Now, this versatile legume is one of the major commercialcrops grown all over the temperate and semi-tropical regions.* The pea is most commonly the small spherical seed or the seed-pod ofthe pod fruit Pisum sativum. Each pod contains several peas.* green peas are believed to be one of the earliest food crops that themankind succeeded to cultivate.* Peas are grown all over the world these days. It is their rich nutritionalprofile that makes them a part of many popular food preparations.
  3. 3. * These spherical seeds not only add a sweet and starchy flavor to manycuisines, but also impress the people from all age groups with theiraesthetic appeal.* They are rich in a variety of antioxidants like Vitamin A, C and E thatare helpful in maintaining good heart health.* These essential nutrients are also useful for maintaining the bonestrength.* The phytonutrients present in them also showcase anti-oxidantproperties that are required to deal with the damaging free radicalspresent in the body.* For being rich in folic acid, green peas are recommended items forthe pregnant women.* Those suffering from high cholesterol problem can also considertaking them in adequate amount.* Alpha-linolenic acid is a healthy omega-3 fatty acid which is found inadequate amount in green peas.
  4. 4. Nutritional Value & Calories In Green Pea
  5. 5. Health Benefits Of Green Peas* Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetables, rich inhealth 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 aswell as insoluble fiber.* Fresh green peas pods are excellent source of folic acid. 100 g provides65 µg or 16% of recommended daily levels of folates. Folates are B-complex vitamins required for DNA synthesis inside the cell.* Fresh green peas are very good in ascorbic acid (vitamin C). Contain40 mg/100 g or 67% of daily requirement of vitamin C. Vitamin C is apowerful natural water-soluble anti-oxidant. Vegetables rich in thisvitamin helps body develop resistance against infectious agents andscavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals from the body.
  6. 6. * Peas contain phytosterols especially ß-sitosterol. Studies suggest thatvegetables like legumes, fruits and cereals rich in plant sterols help lowercholesterol levels in the body.* Garden peas are also good in vitamin K. 100 g of fresh leaves containsabout 24.8 µg or about 21% of daily requirement of vitamin K-1(phylloquinone). Vitamin K has found to have a potential role in bonemass building function by promoting osteo-trophic activity in the bone. Italso has established role in Alzheimers disease patients by limitingneuronal damage in the brain.* Fresh green peas also contain adequate amounts of anti-oxidantsflavonoids such as carotenes, lutein and zea-xanthin as well as vitamin-A(provide 765 IU or 25.5% of RDA per 100 g). Vitamin A is an essentialnutrient required for maintaining health of mucus membranes, skin andeye-sight. Further, consumption of natural fruits rich in flavonoids helpsto protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.* In addition to folates, peas are also good in many other essential B-complex vitamins such as pantothenic acid, niacin, thiamin, andpyridoxine. Furthermore, they are rich source of many minerals such ascalcium, iron, copper, zinc, and manganese.
  7. 7. How To Grow Green Peas* The ideal growing weather is moist with temperatures between 60 and65 degrees Fahrenheit.* Plant green peas as soon as the soil can be worked in spring: about sixweeks before the average date of last frost.* Peas need good drainage in soil that is high in organic material.* They produce earlier in sandy soil, but yield a heavier, later crop ifgrown in clayey soil.* Plant peas directly in the garden 2 inches deep and 1 to 2 inches apart.* Dont let the soil dry out; peas need ample moisture. Provide a three-foot-high trellis to support the vines.
  8. 8. Harvest Green Peas* The time from planting to harvest is 55 to 80 days.* Pick shelling peas when the pods are full and green, before the peasstart to harden.* Edible pod peas are grown the same way as sweet peas, but harvestthe immature pods before the peas have developed to full size.
  9. 9. Types of Green Peas* Little Marvel, harvest at 63 days, has compact growth and producesdark green pods.* Wando, harvest at 68 days, is tolerant of heat.* Maestro, harvest at 61 days, is prolific, producing 9 to 12 peas perdark green pod.* Oregon Sugar Pod II, harvest at 68 days, produces a 41/2-inch ediblesnow pea.* Super Sugar Snap, harvest at 64 days, an All America Selection, is a3-inch edible snap pea.* Snow Wind, harvest at 709 days, is a flat, edible pod variety that isdisease resistant.* Paso, harvest at 55 days, is a 2-inch dwarf with high yields of babyshelling peas.
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