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Monday, August 27, 2018


Peas are starchy, but high in fiber, protein, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin K, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron, zinc and lutein.  

Dry weight is about one-quarter protein and one-quarter sugar.

Pea seed peptide fractions have less ability to scavenge free radicals than glutathione, but greater ability to chelate metals and inhibit linoleic acid oxidation.

Mateusz Tokarski: Still life with pea and plums. circa 1795
National Museum in Warsaw; 1st floor

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