In its composition, green beans have reserves of vitamins (C, B1, B2, B3, B6, B9), minerals (magnesium, potassium, nickel, lithium, cobalt, chromium, iron), tryptophan and amino acids.
“Referring to this valuable vegetable, we must mention the hypoglycemic power of its pods, called for this reason” sugar eater. ” In this regard, green beans prevent the absorption of sugar, being a source of fat-free protein. Moreover, few people know that this vegetable is a very important remedy in a number of diseases: diabetes, kidney disease, cardiovascular, lung, eye, cystitis, being of real benefit to people who are convalescing, “he said. Eugen Giurgiu, PhD in biochemistry with skills in phytotherapy and nutrition, in the study: “Vegetables that prolong our life”.
Green beans fight iron deficiency
People who have an iron deficiency should eat green beans more often, in the form of salad, because it contains twice as much iron as spinach. Also called “poor man’s meat,” green beans are a valuable source of lentil-like protein.
Green beans, indicated in diets
Because it has a low calorie content (43 / at 125gr), green beans are a staple in diets. At the same time, green bean preparations have a diuretic effect, favoring the elimination of water from the body.
Green beans, a valuable source of magnesium
Like bananas, this vegetable is rich in magnesium (28 mg / 100 g), an important factor in maintaining mental balance. In fact, the magnesium in the composition of this bean variety has an antidepressant role. At the same time, vitamin B1, contained in green beans, contributes to the proper functioning of the nerve cell.
Green beans are the enemy of osteoporosis
Recent studies in the UK show that vitamins B5, B6 and P, found in the composition of this vegetable, prevent calcium loss from the bones, thus fighting osteoporosis. The specialists from the Romanian Academy, Medical Section, also reached a similar conclusion; Thus, research has shown that in 80% of people who have consumed a lot of beans in their youth and adulthood, the risk of osteoporosis or other diseases caused by a lack of calcium, potassium and iron is very low.