Benefits of Peas
As an antioxidant, vitamin C supports the immune system and prevents damage to cells that can result in chronic health problems. Vitamin C may lower your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and some types of cancer, according to Oregon State University. Its also essential for the formation of collagen, which is needed for wound healing and supports skin and connective tissue. One cup of peas has 64 percent and carrots have 8 percent of the daily intake of vitamin C.