Rice, groats, beans, and peas have been over the centuries an extremely important base for meals in Eastern and Central Europe. Especially Barley Groats, Shelled Peas, and Instant Wheat Grits were quite easy to grow and therefore became a major component of the rural poor’s diet. They consumed a Roasted Buckwheat, Semolina, or Millet type. To this day, they occupy an important place in the national cuisines of Poland and Ukraine. Just like peas. Why is it worth to include them in your menu? Because they are amazingly wholesome products. They should become the foundation of a healthy, balanced diet. They provide, among others, dietary fiber, magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium, and B vitamins. As well as many other valuable minerals and nutrition. A diet based on them can protect us from overweight, obesity, constipation, and hemorrhoids. And also in the long term against breast cancer, elevated blood cholesterol, atherosclerosis, and type II diabetes.
Rice, groats, beans, and peas are a guarantee of a healthy lifestyle. Legumes also remain an extremely valuable source of protein and nutrients. For centuries, fewer well-off societies have had to replace animal protein with them. And they did it successfully. Red or White Beans in Tomato Sauce or brine, apart from making us healthy, properly prepared, can be delicious. Besides, they will certainly provide us with many vitamins and valuable microelements. It is a vegetable that should be included in the diet of each of us. We can also find vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folic acid, vitamins A, E, and K in this green. Moreover, there is a lot of potassium, calcium, and phosphorus. However, we will not find sodium in it. Some of its species also contain iron, folic acid, selenium, and zinc. Furthermore, it has a good effect on the immune and nervous systems.