Lima bean

Lima Bean "Phaseolus lunnatus" is a leguminous plant on the coast domesticated 7.300 years ago, was one of the first crops

of the "agricultural revolution."In Paracas remains found in lima mates or dishes as an offering of funeral bundle. The lima beans were a staple food in human diets of the coastal towns, so it was mythologized artistic in the Paracas embroidered textiles.




Lima beans are a good source of B vitamins (vitamin B6, niacin, folate), protein (including the important amino acid lysine), fiber (especially soluble fiber in the form of pectin), iron, potassium, and magnesium.

Lima Beans is a vegetable with edible seeds are highly nutritious and its used mostly for food preparation and purees, salads and sweets. In traditional medicine is used to reduce inflammation sties.

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