Benefits of Sugar Snap Peas
Peas are sweet and alkaline. The sugar snap pea is a hybrid cross between a snow pea and a green pea offering the best of both. A crisp tender pod and a sweet, plump little pea. They contain protein, fiber, chlorophyll, carbohydrates, beta carotene, B complex, vitamin C, iron, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. Peas are an anti-inflammatory, galactagogic, and laxative. They are tonifying to the liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, and may also help stabilize blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.