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.
- Vitamin A
- Promotes healthy skin and eyes
- Boosts the immune system
- Helps lower blood pressure
- Aids digestive health