Benefits of green beans, in contrast to the usual, is not only in lower calorie content. This type of beans is absorbed by the body much easier.
In addition to vitamins A, B, C, E, beta-carotene, folic acid, green beans contain calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper, iron, zinc, chromium, manganese, and also fiber, carbohydrates, proteins, and various sugars.
What are the benefits of green beans
Its regular use can improve the functioning of the digestive system, liver, kidneys, and normalize the secretion of gastric juice. Green beans relieve rheumatoid pain, bronchitis and skin conditions. The benefits of green beans are no less valuable for men, as it is a natural prophylactic agent for prostate adenoma.
Green beans lowers blood sugar due to the arginine contained in it, which in its action is similar to insulin. Green bean juice is very useful for diabetes mellitus. It is mixed with the juice of carrots, Brussels sprouts and lettuce.
Green beans are recommended to be introduced into the diet more often for people with cardiovascular disease: atherosclerosis, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias.
The benefits of green beans are fully revealed when combined with other vegetables. The Georgian dish lobio became known far beyond the borders of this country.
For lobio, fresh green beans are washed, the "tails" are cut off and boiled in salted for 15 minutes. Dice the onion, pass the garlic through a press, fry everything in vegetable oil, add peeled and diced tomatoes, then beans, cilantro, salt, pepper and stew for about 5 minutes. The dish is good both hot and cold.