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Cowpea or black-eyed pea (Phaseolus Aureus) is a certain type of bean, which have a little oval structure with black eye on it. It can be of various species like red, creamy white, black, brown, and so on. Though it is widely popular for its nice flavor and taste, the nutritious value of the vegetable can also not be ignored. But, what are the amazing benefits of cowpeas Read on.Health Benefits
It contains almost all essential vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C, folic acid, iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, selenium, sodium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, etc. Needless to say, it has a number of important health benefits. Additionally, cowpeas are beneficial for our skin and hair too. Black eyed peas or cow peas is also known as Lobia or Chawli in Hindi, Bobbarlu or Alasandalu in Telugu ‘Karamani’ in Tamil, Chavli in Marathi and Alasande in Kannada. Explore the advantages of these small yet powerful beans.Cowpeas can keep our cholesterol level remarkably low. It is an excellent source of soluble dietary fiber and protein, which play significant role in decreasing the amount of bad cholesterol present in the plasma of our blood. They also contain steroid compounds called phytosterols. These are very effective in maintaining the standard cholesterol levels in our body.The glycemic index of cowpeas is also quite lower than many other foods. A number of researches have proved that low-glycemic-index-diet is extremely beneficial for our blood lipid profile. Hence, it is another way through which the beans can keep our blood cholesterol under control.Cowpeas, especially the creamy white, light brown, black and red ones, are loaded with antioxidant agents – vitamin A and vitamin C. Therefore, consumption of these beans can help us get rid of detrimental free radicals, which can eventually stop the growth of cancerous cells.Another good component found in cowpeas is lignin. It is basically a group of phytoestrogens that keep a number of fatal diseases like cancer (some specific types), stroke, hypertension, osteoporosis, etc. at bay.Very few foods are capable of dealing with spleen, stomach and pancreas related problems like cowpeas. They can tone these organs properly and facilitates their functions. In addition, these beans can calm the working of bowel in your body.
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