African Food: African Black eyed beans

Beans - Black Eye ( 1lb) by Clic

African Food: African Black eyed beans

Black-eyed beans are small, creamy-flavoured beans with a black ‘scar’ where they were joined to the pod. They are much used in American and African cooking.

Black-Eyed are rich in high quality protein which provides a healthy alternative to meat and other animal protein and very low in fat.They are also rich in soluble fiber which helps lower blood cholesterol. When a diet is based on protein and fiber-rich beans and other complex carbohydrates, it can reduce your risk of developing diabetes and help lower blood cholesterol level.  Beans provide substantial insoluble fiber, which helps combat constipation, colon cancer, and other conditions that can afflict the digestive tract. They are very rich in vitamins and minerals that are required daily.

Because of their high nutrient content, consuming beans and peas is recommended for everyone.

African Black Eyed beans can be gotten from Shikenan African Shop

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