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10 Health Benefits of Peas

Peas contain a compound called purines. People who have problems like kidney disorder or gout should not have green peas.  (This is NOT a problem for anyone else.)

Delicious Pea Recipes:

Easy Creamy Peas:  Yum!

Chinese Vegetables:   Diana’s version of an already healthy dish with sugar snap peas.

Fresh Quick Pea Soup:  The name says it all.  It’s only missing the word delicious.

Peas As A Side Dish: How a side is dish is supposed to taste!

Steamed Vegetables:  Good way to use snap peas.


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Diana Herrington

Diana Herrington turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar-free, gluten-free, eating and cooking. After testing and researching every possible healthy therapy on her delicate system she has developed simple, powerful principles which she shares in her recent book Eating Green and Lean, and as host to Care2 groups: Healthy Living Network and Healthy Cooking. She is the head chef at Real Food for Life, where she shares recipes and tips. Sign up for the Real Food for Life weekly newsletter or catch her on Facebook or Twitter (@DancinginLife).


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12:41AM PST on Jan 6, 2015


12:41AM PST on Jan 6, 2015


1:15AM PDT on Aug 21, 2014

Good to know, thanks.Love eating peas straight from the pod.

11:21PM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

I ate a bag of peas straight from the pods last night, delicious.

9:23AM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

Peas are really delicious and healthy and add nice pops of color to any meal.

8:58AM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

It's great to know peas have so many health benefits. I've been on a, sweet pea eating jag for about a week!

6:20PM PDT on Apr 27, 2014

Peas are good, flavourful, colourful and I always mind my peas and quinoa.

8:56PM PDT on Apr 26, 2014

Oh no, spam city!

Peas are marvellous and flavourful!

11:05AM PST on Jan 30, 2013

I love peas, thanks!

7:15AM PST on Jan 8, 2013

I have tried peas again and again and just hate them. It's too bad. Although, I have found that I can eat baby peas still in the pod. Hopefully they still have all that nutritional value...

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