Pea (Pisum sativum L) is an herbaceous annual belonging to Fabaceae family, originally from the Mediterranean basin and Near East 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 contain lutein, a beneficial carotenoid pigment to vision. The peas amino acid composition including lysine, threonine methionine, and cysteine.
The Pea Protein Powder 85%, the conventional presentation of The Green Labs, is a not genetically modified food (a non-GM) Vegetable Protein, gluten free, highly bioavailable, easy on the stomach, no major allergens, and it is ideal source no soy, no dairy of nutrition for Vegetarian and Vegan, persons in general, and athletes who may have difficulty supplementing with other types of protein
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