Black-Eyed Peas

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Black-Eyed Peas

No, we're not talking about the music group. Despite being called a pea, black-eyed peas are in fact a bean; they are white in color with black spots that look like eyes. They are a great source of protein and potassium, with no fat or cholesterol making them a heart healthy whole-food. They're also a great source of folate, which is promotes new cell growth as well as assists the body in utilizing Vitamin B12 and amino acids.

Nutritionals

  • Protein
  • Fiber
  • Potassium
  • Folate
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A

Health Benefits

  • Promotes healthy skin and eyes
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Helps lower blood pressure
  • Aids digestive health