Black Eyed Peas. Black-eyed beans have a surprisingly high content of vitamin A. To be precise, one cup contains more than 1/4 of our daily needs. It has antioxidant activity and is essential for the health of the eyes, bones, skin (acne treatment), hair, while it is considered to act against lung cancer.
Black eyed peas are a good alternative source of protein for those who do not eat meat. Their proteins are harmless if not consumed too much, they help maintain the health of the body and strengthen the muscles and the physical condition. Thiamine, ie vitamin B1, which they provide us in generous doses, is involved in basic metabolic reactions for energy production and is equally important for the function of brain cells, the maintenance of memory and our cognitive abilities. The potassium contained in black eyed peas is essential for the proper functioning of all cells, tissues and organs of the body. Together with sodium, they are the main electrolytes that regulate the distribution of body fluids, affect the pH and help stimulate nerves and muscles.