Benefits of Peas
Cooked peas have more minerals than raw peas. A cup of cooked peas has 2.5 milligrams of iron, 62 milligrams of magnesium and 187 milligrams of phosphorus, compared to raw peas 2 milligrams of iron, 48 milligrams of magnesium and 157 milligrams of phosphorus. These minerals support your blood, muscle and bone health, as well as your nervous system. A cup of cooked or raw peas provides nearly 2 milligrams of zinc, an antioxidant mineral that promotes wound healing.