Organic Black Turtle Beans

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Wholefood EarthSKU: 5060470140007

Size: 1kg
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What Are Organic Black Turtle Beans?

Black beans, also known as turtle beans because of their hard shell-like appearance, are classified as legumes. The beans are actually the edible seeds of the legume plant.

The strong antioxidant properties of black turtle beans are largely attributable to their high concentration of anthocyanins such as delphinidin, petunidin, and malvidin. The overall anthocyanin content of black beans is estimated to be around 214 milligrams per 100 grams! Lets have a look at how adding these to your diet will benefit you...

Why Should I Get Organic Black Turtle Beans?

Black Beans are a tremendous source of Anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are healthful flavonoid pigments that give foods like blueberries, blackcurrants, raspberries and red grapes their intense colour and superior antioxidant properties. Like other legumes such as peanuts, peas and lentils, black beans are also prized for their high protein, fibre and mineral content.

Additionally Black Beans have a low glycaemic index (30), meaning they're slowly absorbed into your blood stream, helping to prevent blood sugar spikes that things like white rice and white bread can cause. This slow absorption also means that these beans will keep you fuller for longer, making them a noteworthy tool for controlling your weight.

Instructions For Use: 

Fibre-rich protein source. Add to vegetable stews to add texture. To Cook: 1. Rinse beans 2. Soak for 4-6 hours (or overnight). 3. Place in a pot and cover with water above the beans. 4. Boil for 45-60 minutes and ensure that there's always water in the pot. 5. Add more as necessary

Storage Instructions: 

Store in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat and damp.

Packaging Details:

Eco Friendly 100% Recyclable Packaging. Re-sealable pouch for Long Lasting Freshness!

(Some Large sizes may have non resealable packaging)

What's In My Organic Black Turtle Beans?
Ingredients:  Organic Black Turtle Beans

May contain traces of nuts, peanuts, sesame seed, cereals containing gluten & soya

Suitable for Vegan & Vegetarian diets

Country of Origin:  China

Nutritional Information
Typical Values Per 100g
Energy 341kcal/1425kJ
Protein 22 g
Fat 1.4 g
 - Of Which Saturates 0.4 g
Carbohydrates 62 g
 - Of Which Sugars 2.1 g
Sodium 0.01 g
Fibre 16 g



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