Fiber: 10 High Fiber Vegetables

Author By: Tallene Hacatoryan, MS, RD, CLT on 31 Oct, 2018

High Fiber Vegetable #2: Green Peas

Green peas have been around for hundreds of years in the human diet. They are a great addition to recipes, and adding an abundance of flavor. This vegetable is high in fiber, containing about 9 grams of fiber per cup. They are cooked, frozen, and even canned. Peas are high in starch and protein.

Green peas are highly nutritious. They contain an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, Thiamin, folate, choline, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and manganese. Green peas are low in the glycemic index which helps regulate blood sugar levels. Fiber also helps manage diabetes, gastrointestinal functions, provide powerful antioxidants, heart health, and weight management.

High Fiber Vegetables


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