It is thought that green peas originated in south west Asia and spread though out Europe. Green peas contain phytonutrients which have powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
Green peas are an excellent source of folic acid. Folic acid is a b-vitamin complex that is required for DNA synthesis (Green peas nutrition facts). The folic acid that is found in green peas in combination with vitamin B6 helps to lower homocysteine levels in the blood. High level... More