Black eye peas are a good source of:

  • Complex carbohydrates
  • soluble fibre– which helps keep blood sugar balanced and helps prevent type 2 diabetes.

– binds to cholesterol to help carry it out of the body

  • Vitamins: K,

                            B vitamins- (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin and folate) and

                            Vitamin A (retinol)- essential for eye health, strengthens skin and the skeletal system

  • Potassium– relieves stroke, blood pressure, heart and kidney disorders, anxiety and stress. Enhances muscle strength, metabolism, water balance, electrolyte function and nurtures the nervous system
  • protein