Country of origin: Italy
Cultivated in Molise (Italy), beige colour, round hole caliber 8 mm.
Dried pulses are food ingredients with high energy value and high protein content, that is why they are important substitutes of meets.
Dietary richness of legumes is not only related to their protein intake , but also because they are important source of minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium.
They are rich in slow assimilation carbohydrates, which provide energy for long time, and fibres , also known as ” biological purifiers“.
The contribution of the latter is essential for our health , in fact, a lack of them increases the chance of circulatory and intestinal diseases ; moreover, they also absorb fluids , slowing fat absorption and lowering cholesterol in the blood.
Ultimately, legumes have a remarkable and unique nutritional value, so as to constitute an indispensable meal in the diet of each one of us.