According to new research, there are a lot of great reasons to keep a place for peas in your diet. Besides being somewhat sweet and starchy, peas are host to a variety of phytonutrients. One phytonutrient in particular, coumestrol, has been shown to play a role in reducing the risk of stomach cancer when consumed regularly. Peas can also protect from harmful health effects of high cholesterol and possibly cancer. All these benefits and more are causing doctors to speak up and remind people not to forget about this little vegetable, and to consider peas as a new superfood for your health.
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