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Lupines, Healthy Snacks

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

lupines

The lupines are one of the lesser known beans. It provides a wealth of unsaturated fat, that is, optimal functioning of the heart and arteries. Cultivated in the Mediterranean area, serves as food for humans and animals. Its intense bitterness masks significant benefits to fight against cholesterol. Its qualities make a healthy snack lupins.

Lupins contain protein and good amounts of vitamins B and E, plus zinc, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium. Lupins can cook to prepare dishes or soups and salads so appetizing at this time of year. But usually taken as an aperitif with olives, onions or pickles. Its derivatives are also used for making flour, oil or coffee substitutes. (more…)

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