A single cup of pea microgreens can provide 50% of an adult’s recommended daily Vitamin C allowance. This essential vitamin can help to protect an immune system that is depleted from stress, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, or obesity.
Pea microgreens help to prevent iron deficiency and therefore anemia by providing a significant boost to the body. A single cup serving of pea shoots offers 10% of the recommended daily allowance of iron.
Pea microgreens can aid in diabetes, cancer prevention and overall heart health. They are high in antioxidants and phytonutrients, which are necessary in supporting the body's inflammation system.
Pea microgreens are also rich in Vitamins A, B, C and E, Calcium, Chlorophyll, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium. Amino Acids.
One cup of pea shoots provides about 35% the daily value of vitamin C and 15% the DV of vitamin A. In comparison, this is seven times as much vitamin C as blueberries and four times as much vitamin A as tomatoes.