Peas are legumes; yes, specifically, they are immature seeds with many properties, not a fruit as in the case of tomato, for example. Please browse this page, and then you will get the printable peas coloring pictures below.
The pod that encloses them remains sealed until it is removed and cleaned manually, or after ripening. It is even considered a phytotherapeutic remedy.
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That peas are very different from other legumes, just think of the amount of water they contain: unlike his colleagues, the pea is composed of about 75% water.
This, together with the scarcity of carbohydrates and lipids, makes them officially a low-calorie food.
What makes peas a real panacea, however, are the levels of folic acid, very high for a substance essential for the proper development of the fetus.
Peas also contain of Vitamin C, unexpected in a green legume such as pea, along with various minerals such as potassium, iron, and magnesium, not forgetting calcium.
For all these reasons, peas also fall into the category of phytotherapeutic remedies, widely used for their diuretic properties.
The pea belongs to the same family of broad beans, lentils, beans, and lupins, technically known as Fabaceae.
There are different types, but the two most famous, those on which Mendel himself did the first experiments in genetics, are the smooth one and the wrinkled one.
In some peas, the pod is eaten when the seeds are still at an embryonic stage, such as jackdaws or croissants.