Our nutrient dense Pea Shoots are known to contain many disease fighting vitamins and minerals. Here is some additional health info:
Contains Vitamins A, B, C, E, and K
All essential Amino Acids
Pea shoots are high in carotene, folate and antioxidants, which together can aid in cancer prevention. Folate helps your body produce and maintain cells that protect against DNA damage. Antioxidants are known to help the body fight free radical damage, which is associated with high cancer risk, and carotenes help enhance antioxidant activity.
One cup of pea shoots provides about 35% the daily value of vitamin C and 15% of the daily value of vitamin A. In comparison, this is 7x more vitamin C as blueberries and 4x more vitamin A as tomatoes. They are also an excellent source of vitamin K, providing 66% the DV from a one cup serving.
Anti-inflammatory: Pea shoots are dense with the antioxidants and phytonutrients needed to support the body's complex inflammation system, making them a great anti-inflammatory food.
Diabetes: Pea Shoots contain many of the nutrients that can help keep blood sugar levels low as well as great antioxidant support!
Pea shoots have an outstanding nutrient to calorie ratio and offer a good amount of dietary fiber, which helps control body weight and regulate the metabolism.
Pea shoots are tall, thin and crunchy and have a mildly sweet, earthy flavor that is very true to the taste of a green pea. They are widely known for their bright, fresh flavor and being very rich in nutrients!
Peas are one of the best to store, lasting up to 2+ weeks in the fridge.