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The fruit or seed of plants of the legume family (such as peas or beans) used for food is known as Legumes. Legumes are valuable in terms of nutrition, providing the most necessary amino acids, complex carbohydrates and dietary fiber for proteins. Legumes may be a foundation for developing several functional foods for human health promotion. The food legumes are important and economical sources of protein and calories as well as of certain vitamins and minerals essential to human nutrition.