Eat Fibre Rich ‘Matar’ in Winter

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

10th Dec, 2020. 01:18 pm
Green Peas

Delicious and sweet green peas or Matar are winter season crops. Packed with vitamin-C, vitamin-A and many more several nutrients, these tiny seeds can be added to various dishes to enhance the taste.

Let’s take a look at their benefits.

Vitamins and Blood Sugar Levels

Green peas are loaded with vitamins A, B-1, B-6, C, and a supersized serving of osteoporosis-fighting K. They Support Healthy Blood Sugar Control.


Peas can do wonders for your digestion. The high fibre content present in pods helps in maintaining good digestive health.

Sources of Iron

They are a good source of iron. that helps combat fatigue and gives you strength.

Reduces Cancer Risk

Peas, also contain phytoalexins, an antioxidant that can inhibit H.Pylori, the bacterium that causes stomach and duodenal ulcers and stomach cancer. The powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of green pease can fight oxidative damage and reduce cancer risk.

Helps in Weight Loss

Green peas may reduce your appetite as they are loaded with protein as well as fibre. Both of these promote fullness and make you consume fewer calories. Peas are also low in calories.

Skin Health

The antioxidants which are present in it such as carotenoid,  flavonoids, catechin helps prevent signs of ageing too.


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