Updated: Nov 23, 2020
There is a good reason why parents encourage kids to eat more green peas. They have many essential vitamins and minerals that the body requires. Green peas are not high in calories, but they are rich in protein. Compared to other vegetables such as carrots, peas have higher levels of protein.
In addition, peas are a good source of dietary fiber, Vitamin A, iron, folate , thiamin , Vitamin C and manganese. They also have a high level of Vitamin K.