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Food Of The Week: Snow Peas!

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Snow peas have been around for thousands of years and are enjoyed by many! These young pea pods are delicate and sweet in flavor and are loaded with fabulous health benefits. For example, snow peas are an excellent source of B vitamins which help to boost and maintain our energy levels. These vitamins also help build nerve and muscle tissue in our body.

Snow peas also contain immune-boosting vitamin C, helping us stay well during cold and flu season. These peas are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin which help promote vision health. They are also a good source of vitamin K for bone health and vitamin A for heart health.

*DID YOU KNOW:*

- Snow peas are a good source of fiber, which helps to lower cholesterol and promotes healthy digestion.

- You can eat the snow pea whole! In fact, these peas are valued for their pods rather than just the peas inside.

For more nutrition tips, visit Margaux J. Rathbun's website Authentic Self Wellness or follow her on Twitter @MargauxRathbun — and if U wanna know more about snow peas OR anything else, U can always email us at Questions@FitPerez.com!!

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