What are Peas?
Peas are the small spherical seed or the seed-pod of the pod fruit Pisum sativum. Each pod contains several peas, which can be green or yellow. Botanically, pea pods are fruit since they contain seeds and develop from the ovary of a (pea) flower, but they are classified as a legume.
They are natural, but are high in carbohydrates they have 21 carbs in 1 cup.
Possible Side Effects From Ingesting Peas?
N/A if no allergies are present
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