Pea sprouts

Pea sprouts

Pea sprouts, also known as ?? (dòu miáo), are a popular dish at Chinese banquets and at ??('zhi char') meals. They are actually the young seedlings of the pea plant,Pisum sativum. Don't mistake pea shoots for pea sprouts: pea shoots come from the growing tips of mature pea plants, and are also edible but less commonly available in our local markets. Pea sprouts can be grown using dried raw pea seeds sold in supermarkets, and make a healthy and nutritious snack or addition to a daily meal.

Health Benefits

Pea sprouts are high in antioxidants and carotene. It is alike garlic, helps our body to fight against free radical damages which may induce cancer related diseases. Pea sprouts naturally helps diabetic patients to keep a close watch to their blood sugar level. It helps to lower the sugar level in blood and reduce the chances of contracting diabetes for obese consumers.

Nutrient Facts

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy   130kj
Dietary fiber   3.1g
Carbohydrates   4.3g
Sugars   N/A
Fat   0.5g
Protein   4.8g
Calcium % 18mg
Copper 0%  0mg
Iron % 1mg
Magnesium 0% 18mg
Manganese 0% 0.58mg
Phosphorus 0% 57mg
Potassium 0% 210mg
Sodium 0%  3mg
Zinc 0%  0.6mg
Vitamin A IU % 0mg
Vitamin A equivalent 0% 390mg
Beta-Carotene 0% 0mg
B1 - Thiamine 0% 0.24mg
B2 - Riboflavin 0% 0.3mg
B3 - Niacin 0% 1mg
B5 - Pantothenic acid 0% 0mg
B6 - Vitamin 0% 0.21mg
B9 - Folate 0% 150mg
Vitamin C 0% 74mg
Vitamin E 0% 0mg
Vitamin K 0% 320mg
Choline 0% 0mg
Betaine   0mg
Other constituents    
Water   99.2
Fluoride   0

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