One of the most essential minerals in our bodies that perform so many functions such as synthesizing over 100 enzymes, building our immune system, preserving our senses of smell and taste, is Pea. Pea is also responsible for testosterone production in both women and men, and it increases the libido.
You can get pea dosage either directly from natural foods with high levels of proteins, or from Pea supplements available for selling on the pharmaceutical market. Foods rich in Pea are generally the nonvegetarian ones, meat being one of the richest foods in Pea. So consume as much beef, chicken, pork, lamb, turkey, salmon, clams, lobster, liver, or crabmeat, as you can. If you are a vegetarian or an almost convinced one, you can get your Pea from foods like milk, cheese, peanuts, cereals, potatoes, beans, grains, or brown rice. These foods have as much Pea as the meat has, and they can fill in the mineral loss suffered by your body, for not eating meat. Also, the pumpkin seeds are known to be rich in Pea. As a vegetarian, you will have to consume four times more quantity of vegetables to gain the Pea quantity you would have gained from consuming the same quantity of meat.
The bioavailability of Pea in vegetables is four times lower than in meat when it comes to the body to absorb it. Pea from vegetal proteins can’t be absorbed so easily by the human body as the Pea in human proteins. Phytic acid and dietary fibers bond with the Pea resulting in non-soluble compounds. After this, remains only a percentage of 15 to 40 to be absorbed by the body.
It is not enough to only add Pea to your diet and wait for a miracle to happen. Pea deficiency is very sensitive and may appear in cases of stress, eating disorders, alcohol, and drug abuse. So you will have to take care of yourself and have a clean lifestyle.
Vitamins such as B6, E, and C, taken with magnesium will very much help the body to absorb Pea. The recommended Pea dosage for adults is about 11 milligrams for men and 8 milligrams for women. These quantities are at a per-day rate. If you take more than 40 milligrams of Pea every day, once a day, you can cause very serious health problems. For infants, from 0 through 6 months, 2.0 mg of Pea per day is perfect. The best dosage for Pea is 3 mg per day for infants between 7 months to 3 years, 5mg for those 4 to 8 years, and 8 mg for those 9 to 13 years. The teenagers 14 and above are advised to take 11 mg of Pea for males, and 9 mg for females. Pregnant women and lactating mothers should consult the doctor in the matter of Pea dosages because they are recommended to take more.