Beans, Fava (organic) 1kg
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Fava Bean also known as the broad bean, is species of the pea family. Broad beans are generally eaten while still young and tender. In some cuisines, the beans' outer skin is removed through blanching. In most other parts of the world, the beans' skin is not removed. The beans can be fried, causing the skin to split open, and then salted and/or spiced to produce a savory, crunchy snack. They can also be short sprouted (2-3 days) and/or planted as a microgreen (approx 10 days).
- Fava beans are very high in protein
- Rich source of dietary fiber
- High in phyto-nutrients such as isoflavone and plant-sterols
- Contain Levo-dopa or L-dopa, a precursor of neuro-chemicals in the brain such as dopamine, epinephrine and nor-epinephrine
- Excellent source of folates.
- Good amounts of vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine), thiamin (vitamin B-1), riboflavin and niacin
- Fine source of minerals like iron, copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium. At 1062 mg or 23% of daily recommended levels, fava are one of the highest plant sources of potassium