SNOW PEAS, pisum sativum 'Mammoth Melting Sugar'Settler Hives
Tell me you've crunched on a bright green homegrown snow pea. Forget shucking inedible fibers of other pea varieties and throw in the edible flowers and shoots as a garnish. Less time, looks good and more nutrients. Win!
*NOT FOR SALE IN TASMANIA ____________________________________________________________________
Nutritional Benefits Source of B vitamins, Vitamin C, E and K as well as fiber, omega-3’s and minerals.
Potential health benefits
- Manage blood sugar levels due to high fiber and protein content
- Vitamin K which helps to anchor calcium inside the bones to prevent osteoporosis
- Niacin or B3 content helps reduce the production of triglycerides and VLDL (bad cholesterol) and increases HDL (good) cholesterol
- Anti-inflammatory properties from Vitamin C & E, zinc and omega-3’s
Kathryn Batty Holistic Nutritionist BHSc (Nut Med) Mindful & Co Cronulla