Pea or Matar is an edible green seed with various medicinal properties. Green peas are one of the best plant-based sources of protein that also contain a good amount of antioxidants and fiber. Peas can be frozen at home for a long period of time. Frozen peas retain more vitamin C as well as other essential nutrients.
Peas helps in weight loss due to the presence of fiber that promotes a feeling of fullness and prevents overeating. Raw Peas are also used as an appetizer which helps provide relief from constipation by promoting bowel movements due to its laxative property. It also helps manage the level of blood sugar due to its anti-diabetic and antioxidant properties and thus reduces the risk of diabetic complications. Peas are also beneficial for good heart health due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
It should be noted that excessive consumption of Peas might cause bloating in some people.
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