It’s generally recognized that grain legumes are an important source of protein, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants that promote a balanced diet and help support the development of overall health. Pisumsativum L, is an annual herb belonging to Fabaceae family, originally from the Mediterranean basin and Near East. Pisumsativum L., which is also known as “peas”, and has been cultivated for nearly 7,000 years.
Peas are a rich source of vegetable protein, carbohydrates (starch, amylose), dietary fiber, vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, and vitamin C), minerals (iron, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, sodium, and zinc). Particularly, peas contains lutein, a beneficial carotenoid pigment to vision. In addition, peas have an amino acid composition including lysine, threonine methionine, cysteine.
The Organic Pea Protein that The Green Labs LLC offers is a non genetically modified food (a non-GMO) Vegetable Protein; < 20 ppm gluten, highly bio-available. It is easy on the stomach, has no major allergens, and is an ideal source of non-soy, non-dairy nutrition for Vegetarian and Vegan. Not to mention regular consumers in general and athletes who may have difficulty supplementing their nutrition with other types of protein.