Green peas pack a powerful punch for such a small package and may just be the super food missing in your diet! High in protein and fiber and low in fat, these little green gems are a healthy addition to your overall diet.
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF GREEN PEAS:
-Antioxidants/Anti-Inflammatory benefits- to help lower your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and arthritis.
-Helps to Regulate Blood Sugar- due to the protein and fiber content, peas help slow the breakdown of starches into sugars which help to keep blood sugar levels steadier.
-Aids in Weight Loss- the fiber content in green peas helps us to stay fuller longer, thereby consuming fewer calories.
-Improves Immune Health- full of minerals such as zinc, magnesium, calcium, and iron, green peas gives us a healthier fight against diseases.
-Improves Digestion- green peas are a good source of fiber, which can aid in digestion.
-Great for Hair and Skin- due to the antioxidant/anti-inflammatory, C and B vitamins, green peas are a good source of glowing skin and healthier hair.
ADDING GREEN PEAS TO YOUR DIET:
There are many ways to add peas to your healthy diet. They can be both savoury and sweet, which makes them delicious in many creative ways! Here are a few-
-Add them to your salad
-Make a hummus dip/spread from them
-Mix them into an omelette
-Add them to a soup or stew
Green peas are a simple super food with many nutritional benefits! How can you make them a staple of your daily diet?
By Fitmo Coach, Carol Keller
Do you look in the mirror and say “Who Am I?” Do you want to feel younger, confident, & have more energy? As a woman over 40, Carol understands the struggles that woman her age go through. Carol has been a diet and exercise coach for over 10 years and she wants you help you get YOUR sexy back & put that confidence back in your strut!