Saturday, March 21, 2015

Legumes are Healthy!

Image source: Bush Beans Advertisement
Black-eyed peas may not bring luck, but they are good for you.
They are a good source of :
✔ Dietary fibre
✔ Potassium
✔ Protein
✔ Iron
✔ and other nutrients

♡♡ Health Benefits

  • Eating beans are associated with lower cholesterol levels 
  • Moderate intake of beans (1-2 servings weekly) protects menopausal women against severely depressed moods
Fun Fact: Researchers found that black-eyed peas caused the least amount of flatulence

Suggested serving size of beans/peas is ¼ to ½ cup
Measured visualisations of channa (chickpeas)

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