Bean is a common name for large plant seeds of several genera of Fabaceae (formerly Leguminosae) used for food or feed. Beans are so versatile that you can cook up a large pot of beans and enjoy them throughout the week in salads, dips, and soups.
Beans health uses and benefits
Includes black beans, black-eyed peas, chickpeas, faba beans, kidney beans, lentils, lima beans, split peas, pinto beans, white Great Northern, navy and white beans, and common baked beans.
Beta-carotene and vitamin C both also have very strong anti-inflammatory effects. This may make green beans helpful for reducing the severity of diseases where inflammation plays a major role, such as asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Reduces bad type blood cholesterol, Contains chemicals that inhibit cancer, Controls insulin and blood sugar, Lowers blood pressure, Regulates functions of the colon, Prevents and cures constipation, Prevents haemorrhoids and other bowel problems
Nutritional value of green beans
Beans (snap, green, raw), 10 beans (4 inches [10cm] long) (55g)
Total Fat: 0.06g