Peas contain an assortment of health-protective phytonutrients that have high anti-inflammatory properties and help to prevent cancer, according to studies. One phytonutrient — saponin — is almost exclusively found in peas. It is thought to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes in humans. Peas also provide a quality source of healthy omega-3 Fats and vitamin E.
So, grab a handful and mix them in with your pet’s next meal. More peas, please!