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Seeds of the legume Pisum sativum. Widely available frozen, dried, and canned. A 75‐g portion, boiled, is a rich source of vitamin B1; a good source of vitamin C; a source of protein, niacin, and folate; contains 3 g of dietary fibre; supplies 60 kcal (250 kJ). See also mange-tout.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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